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Local Population Studies Society

The journal Local Population Studies

The journal Local Population Studies was first published as a newsletter and magazine in 1968. Since then it has become a more formal journal. It is published bi-annually and is the world's only journal on matters relating to population within a local or community context. Its emphasis is on Great Britain, but occasional articles about other local communities are published. Subscription to Local Population Studies is included within membership of the LPSS. For details of how to subscribe to the Society see the Contact page. For details of submitting articles to LPS see the Journal Submissions page.

This page contains shortened contents for each issue since issue 80. Contents of other back issues can be found through the numbered links on the left hand menu. Alternatively, there is an author index for issues 1-60. The Back Issues page gives details of how to order paper copies of the journal.

Contents of current issue of Local Population Studies:

Local Population Studies Number 93 (Autumn 2014)

Contents include:
James P Bowen, Cottage and Squatter Settlement and Encroachment on Common Waste in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centries: Some Evidence form Shropshire
Lewis Darwen, Workhouse Populations of the Preston Union, 1841-61
John Wilmot, 'Indeed a Health Resort'? Mortality at the Leamington Provident Dispensary, 1869-1913
Sources and methods: Chris Galley and Alice Reid, Maternal Mortality Review of recent periodical literature

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Contents of recent back issues of Local Population Studies (to Spring 2012):

Cover of LPS92 Local Population Studies Number 92 (Spring 2014)

Contents include:
Heather Falvey, Assessing an Early Modern Fenland Population: Whittlesey (Cambridgeshire)
Colin G Pooley, Migrants and the Media in Nineteenth-century Liverpool
Ron Johnston, Michael Poulsen and James Forrest, London's Chanaging Ethnic Landscape, 2001-2011: A Cartographic Exploration
Research Notes: Graham Butler, Yet Another Inquiry into the Trust-worthiness of the Eighteenth-century Bills of Mortality: the Newcastle and Gateshed Bills, 1736-1840
Regular features: Book Reviews

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Local Population Studies Number 91 (Autumn 2013)

Contents include:
Caroline Verney with Janet Few, Is blood thicker than water? Farm servants and the family in nineteenth-century north Devon
Samantha Williams, Unmarried mothers and the new poor law in Hertfordshire
Audrey Perkyns, Occupation patterns in six Kentish parishes 1841-81
Research Notes: Michael Saxby, Marriage horizons in Surrey and Nottinghamshire
Research Notes: Jonathan Healey, Grain trading, law and the moral economy of dearth: some evidence from the Elizabethan Lake District
Regular features: Review of recent periodical literature.

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Cover of LPS90 Local Population Studies Number 90 (Spring 2013)

Contents include:
Colin G Pooley, The influence of locality on migration: a comparative study of Britain and Sweden in the nineteenth century
Jonathan Healey, The landholding structure of a northern manor: Troutbeck, c. 1250-1800
Robert Gant, Railway villages in south east Monmouthshire 1850-1965: a community perspective
Regular features: News from the universities, book reviews.

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Local Population Studies Number 89 (Autumn 2012)

Contents include:
Sara Horrell and Deborah Oxley, Hasty pudding versus tasty bread: regional variations in diet and nutrition during the Industrial Revolution
Marion Hardy, The Newfoundland trade and Devonian migration c. 1600-1850
Dilece Connor and Andrew Hinde, Mortality in town and countryside in early modern England
Research notes: Ross McDermott, Burial location in the parish of Earls Colne, 1550-1830
Research notes: Christine Jones, The last population of Samson
Electronic resources for local population studies: Sue Hawkins, The Historic Hospital Admission Registers Project: a unique online resource for historians of child health
Review of recent periodical literature

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Cover of LPS88 Local Population Studies Number 88 (Spring 2012)

Contents include:
Rebecca Oakes, Adolescent mortality at Winchester College, 1393-1540: new evidence for medieval mortality and methodological considerations for historical demography
John Hall, From cottage to community hospitals: Watlington Cottage Hospital and its regional context, 1874-2000
Cathy Day, Geographical mobility in Wiltshire, 1754-1914
Debates in population history: Peter Razzell, Living same-name siblings and English historical demography: a commentary
Debates in population history: Chris Galley, Eilidh Garrett, Ros Davies, and Alice Reid, Living same-name siblings and English historical demography: a final comment
Research note: Stuart Basten, Traffic in corpses: further evidence from late-Georgian north-east England
Regular features: News from the universities, book reviews.

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Last updated March 2015

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