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Gazetteer of Britain

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Description

Articles reporting the GB 1900 project that had thousands of volunteers help computerise 2.6 million place-names and other items from large scale mapping of the whole of Britain a hundred or so years ago.

Period21 Sep 2016 → 27 Jun 2019

References

TitleGB1900 Project Launch: The Historically Open Gazetteer of Great Britain
Degree of recognitionNational
Media name/outletWikimedia UK
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date27/06/19
DescriptionCoverage of the GB1900 project launch
Producer/AuthorHannah Evans
URLhttps://blog.wikimedia.org.uk/2018/08/gb1900-project-launch-the-historically-open-gazetteer-of-great-britain/
PersonsPaula Aucott
TitleDon't lose your way: Putting historical rights of way back on the map
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletSheetlines
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date1/12/18
DescriptionCoverage of UoP's GB1900 project
Producer/AuthorJack Cornish
URLhttps://drive.google.com/file/d/1z3_31U3vkFoM3w7iSxKrgtfU9BXH5bij/view?ts=5d1a0446
PersonsPaula Aucott
TitleVolunteer Transcription Project Celebrated
Degree of recognitionNational
Media name/outletWho do you think you are?
Media typePrint
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date1/08/18
DescriptionCoverage of UoP's GB1900 project
Producer/AuthorRosemary Collins
URLhttps://docs.google.com/document/d/1uSp-cdi9L7LCQuSaeJT9YkyMKkqKVaF52b0VOq1LhZo/edit
PersonsPaula Aucott
TitleThe GB1900 Project
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletSheetlines
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date1/12/17
DescriptionCoverage of the UoP GB1900 Project
Producer/AuthorMichael Spencer
URLhttps://drive.google.com/file/d/1X90rkLBmGc89kCL5GZ1IWjv8ZVIkNN5a/view?ts=5d1a044f
PersonsPaula Aucott
TitleGB1900 project nears completion
Media name/outletNational Library of Scotland
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date1/09/17
PersonsHumphrey Southall, Paula Aucott, Michael Stoner
TitleGB1900 place name project calls for new volunteers
Media name/outletNational Library of Scotland
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date1/04/17
PersonsHumphrey Southall, Paula Aucott, Michael Stoner
TitleTranscription Tuesday
Media name/outletWho Do You Think You Are?
Media typePrint
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date1/03/17
PersonsHumphrey Southall, Paula Aucott, Michael Stoner
TitleGB1900 – Computerising ALL the place-names of Britain
Media name/outletLocal History News
Media typePrint
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date1/01/17
PersonsHumphrey Southall
TitleVolunteers preserve historic place names
Media name/outletCornish Times
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date26/09/16
URLwww.cornish-times.co.uk/article.cfm?id=105951&headline=Volunteers%20preserve%20historic%20place%20names&sectionIs=news&searchyear=2016
PersonsHumphrey Southall, Paula Aucott, Michael Stoner
TitleInteresting project for Dull people as volunteers are sought to preserve place names
Media name/outletThe National
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date21/09/16
Producer/AuthorMartin Hannan
PersonsHumphrey Southall
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