7. The cities and the places between

Source: Northern Mine Research Society (www.nmrs.org.uk — a fabulous resource on mining around Britain)
Source: A Vision of Britain Through Time, a great resource presenting census data back to 1801. Local authorities shown are modern district / unitary areas; data from the 1841 census
Source: Census data for modern local authority boundaries, sourced from A Vision of Britain Through Time. Note — some decades are missing from the time series.

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Andrew Sissons

Andrew Sissons

I write for Nesta’s All You Can Heat by day, and am writing the What Would Make Life Better? series by night. With occasional economic history thrown in too!