Size and structure of the household in England over three centuries.

@article{Laslett1969SizeAS,
  title={Size and structure of the household in England over three centuries.},
  author={P. Laslett},
  journal={Population studies},
  year={1969},
  volume={23 2},
  pages={
          199-223
        }
}
  • P. Laslett
  • Published 1969
  • Economics, Medicine
  • Population studies
  • Abstract Data giving sizes and structures of households have been rare for any country before the institution of the official census, and have to be gleaned from surviving documents containing listings of inhabitants. This article, the first of two, describes the collection of listings of inhabitants of English communities which is being assembled by the Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure and the methods by which the hundred most informative of them have been… CONTINUE READING
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