This page provide links to a description of the Database project, the nature of the sources used in the creation of the Database, and the principles and conventions for the extraction of data from those sources. The addition of further materials is planned.

  • For a general overview of the nature and character of the Database Project, please click here.
  • For a bibliography of the sources used by the Project, please click here.
  • For an analysis of the sources used by the Project and the principles of selection, please click here.
  • For an account of the location structure developed for use in the Database, please click here.
  • For the principles and conventions adopted for the entry of data, please click here.
  • For details of the content currently available in the Database, please click here.