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Investigations on the ´Tellbuch´ (Tax Book) of the City of Bern of 1494

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • de Capitani, Francois (Historisches Institut, Universität Bern)
Publication Date
  • ZA:
    • Historical Studies Data
  • Abstract

    Evaluation of the tax book in view of the social structure and social topography of the city of Bern in the late Middle Ages. Topics: Residence quarter and street, name, sex, number of family members, number of maids and servants, size of entire household, assets of taxpayer.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1494
Geographic Coverage
  • Bern (CH-BE-BRN)
Sampled Universe
Taxpayer residents of the city of Bern
Sampling Procedure Comment: Census
Collection Mode
  • Sources: Tax records (Tellbuch) of the city of Bern.
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1118
    Number of Variables: 12
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA8020 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 86 | Registration Date: 2010-07-23

de Capitani, Francois (1990): Untersuchungen zum Tellbuch (Steuerbuch) der Stadt Bern von 1494. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.