The open data consists of the metadata of 2,883,796 deeds of National Archives, with 3,001,391 historical personal details. The pie chart shows the number of person entries per source type.
The dataset with metadata of recprds of National Archives is offered as OAI-PMH metadata feed. This feed is an implementation of an OAI-PMH data provider, based on OAI-PMH 2.0. The metadata is structured according to the Archives 2 All (A2A) model.
The URLs to harvests this dataset (set = ghn):
The dataset can be downloaded in A2A / XML format as a compressed file (.tar.gz):
The dataset can be downloaded in parts in CSV format as a compressed file (.csv.zip):
This dataset is offered by Open Archives under a Creative Commons 0 license (Public Domain Dedication). This means that you can copy, modify, distribute and execute the work, even for commercial purposes, without asking permission. It is appreciated if you contact Open Archives if you use this dataset, maybe we can do even more for each other!
The dataset can contain URLs to images and images of third-party viewers, the CC0-license does not apply to those items! Check the website of the relevant archive which license is linked to that material.
For questions and comments about this dataset, please contact Open Archives.