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ostephens Jul 10
English historical place names data available from Jisc under a CC BY-NC licence
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Dave
Just wondering if you know if HGEPN (if that's the right acronym) are still updating their web site? I reckon I could supply geo-coords...
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Dave Jul 14
Replying to @ostephens
...for many of the Huddersfield entries as I've been geo-indexing old O.S. maps for
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ostephens Jul 14
Replying to @daveyp @PFindlay_500
not sure - should know
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Peter Findlay Jul 17
Replying to @ostephens @daveyp
Sorry was off line for a while - HGEPN?
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ostephens Jul 17
Replying to @PFindlay_500 @daveyp
historical gazettee of English placenames
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Peter Findlay Jul 17
Replying to @ostephens @daveyp
Well - EPNS did not do digital placename data - we digitised existing volumes - some more are appearing now in hard copy with no digi plan
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Peter Findlay Jul 17
Replying to @ostephens @daveyp
The gazetteer site is not being updated I don't think and I therefore wanted to give access to the structured data we used in Unlock
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Dave Jul 17
Thanks! Will probably look at generating a complimentary file (same licence) that contains cross-references with geodata.
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Peter Findlay Jul 18
Replying to @daveyp @ostephens
Sounds good - where will it be accessed?
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Dave Jul 19
Haven't thought that far ahead :-D Might do the work in conjunction with the local history society as members might know some locations
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ostephens Jul 19
Replying to @daveyp @PFindlay_500
Might be worth talking to HistoryPin?
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