Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

23/2/2007

Copyright sets boundaries on history

A project to put historical election data online has run into a problem familiar to supporters of Technology Guardian’s Free Our Data campaign: Ordnance Survey’s copyright.
Earlier this month, the Great Britain Historical Geographical Information System Project (visionofbritain.org.uk), based at University of Portsmouth, was awarded £398,700 to place online the general election data following the First Reform Act of 1832, allowing the public to find in which constituencies a property has been located. for more click here

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