Populationmovement of the hessian villages Burkhard and Kaulstoss, 1630 to 1930.

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Richter, Brigitte
Publication Date
  • ZA:
    • Historical Studies Data
  • Abstract

    This study deals with the population development of two neighbouring farmer villages in a southern region called ‘Vogelsberg’ in upper Hesse, Germany. These villages are Burkhard and Kaulstoss. The sources of this work are church registres, chirch chronicles and the villages’ archive. The focus of consideration is the population movement, including aspects like number of inhabitants, marriage, birth, infant mortality and cases of death. Topics: Data Tables in HISTAT: 1. number of inhabitants in Burkhard and Kaulstoss, absolute (1630-1933) 2. population development in Burkhard and Kaulstoss, absolute (1660-1930) 3. population development in Burkhard and Kaulstoss, ration (1660-1930) 4. population development of the villages compared to the German Empire’s average, ratio (1850-1930) 5. infant mortality of the villages compared to the German Empire’s average, ration (1740-1930) 6. deaths of the villages compard to the German Empire’s average ration (1740-1930) 7. ratio of male and female birth, ration of deaths (1650-1930) 8. Number of children born out of wedlock, ration (1660-1930)
Temporal Coverage
  • 1630 / 1930
Geographic Coverage
  • Historical German lands (-1871) (DQDE)
  • German Reich (1871-1945) (DXDE)
  • Two villages of Upper Hesse: Burkhard and Kaulstoss
Sampled Universe
Two villages of upper hesse: Burkhard and Kaulstoss, from 1630 to 1930.
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Text Unit
    Number of Units: 300
    Number of Variables: 47
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA8337 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Richter, Brigitte, 1936: Burkhards und Kaulstoß, zwei oberhessische Dörfer. Jena: Gustav Fischer.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 86 | Registration Date: 2010-07-23