Work and City: Georgsmarienhuette 1856-1933

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Meyer, Susanne
Publication Date
  • S. Meyer (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Historical Studies Data
  • Abstract

    Demographic data on the residents of a small town. Topics: Businesses and municipality, origins, settlement and social structure in a rural industrial location.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1856 / 1933
Geographic Coverage
  • Historical German lands (-1871) (DQDE)
    Georgsmarienhuette (Westphalia)
  • German Reich (1871-1945) (DXDE)
    Georgsmarienhuette (Westphalia)
Sampled Universe
The universe encompasses all persons for whom the following was documented in GMH curch records (cities: GMH, Malbergen, Oesde, Osterberg, Droeper, Kloster Oesde, Holzhausen, Altenhagen, Hagen): confirmation (all Protestant young people at the end of their time in school or start of employment) in the time interval from 1869 to 1905. Weddings of all Protestant and Catholic residents of the city GMH (survey period from 1856 to 1933). Weddings and funerals of all remaining church members in church records in GMH.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Census of the vital statistics of 1350 (weddings) and 1587 (confirmations) of the total of 2246 (1925) residents.
Collection Mode
  • Evaluation of: archives, church registers, factory reports, bibliographic reference works, local and regional historical literature.
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Text Unit
    Number of Units: 2937
    Number of Variables: 127
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA8108 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Meyer, Susanne: Schwerindustrielle Insel und ländliche Lebenswelt: Georgsmarienhütte 1856-1933. Werk und Gemeinde, Herkunft, Siedlung und Sozialstruktur an einem ländlichen Industriestandort, hrsg. von der volkskundlichen Kommission für Westfalen, Landschaftsverband Westfalen-Lippe. Münster: Verlag F. Coppenrath 1991. (Beiträge zur Volkskultur in Nordwestdeutschland, Heft 70).

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 21 | Registration Date: 2010-07-23