The people who built this site

Humphrey Southall has asserted his right to be identified as the author of this work in accordance with the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988.

This web site was originally created by the Great Britain Historical GIS Project ('GIS' stands for 'Geographical Information System'). A new version created and hosted entirely at the University of Portsmouth was launched in June 2009. Updated versions launched since then have all been based at Portsmouth.

For more details about the project behind the VoBTT web site, visit our project web site at:

The original website was launched in October 2004 and was created by a consortium led by the Great Britain Historical GIS Project. It had teams based at:

Since 1989 the following staff have worked on the Great Britain Historical GIS and its predecessor, the Labour Markets Database:

Barnes Adesulure Anthony Anderson Paula Aucott
John Barber Decio Battaglia Andy Bendall
Chris Bennett Nick Burton Rita Campos
Paul Ell Pat Furniss Eilidh Garrett
David Gilbert Vicki Gilham Rachel Granville
Ian Gregory Jinny Gunston David Hardy
Ben Jakobek Eileen Longland Alexander von Lunen
James Macgill Alexandra Nicholls Matt O'Keeffe
Neil Pearson Harold Price Gudrun Richardson
Humphrey Southall Michael Stoner Neil Straw
Ian Turton Alistair Walder Maureen Watters
John Westwood Ben White Elaine Yeates

A major contribution has also been made by IT trainees working with the project's team based with the Centre for Data Digitisation in Belfast between 1998 and 2003.

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