[OSM-talk-ie] Did you add Electoral Divisions or DEDs to OSM?
mullinalaghta at gmail.com
Thu Nov 5 14:30:43 UTC 2020
I know that for both Longford and Cavan where I mapped EDs the ED
boundaries have not changed since they were first set up in the 1840s.
On Thu, Nov 5, 2020 at 1:25 PM Donal Hunt <donal.hunt at gmail.com> wrote:
> I suspect Brian is trying to ascertain what sources were used for mapping
> each ED. We may have to look at the history of the relations / boundaries
> to identify the mappers / changesets.
> Going forward it would be wise to include the source on the actual boundary
> so it can be verified / it's clear where it was sourced from.
> On Thu, 5 Nov 2020 at 12:13, Patrick Matthews <mullinalaghta at gmail.com>
> > Brian,
> > As far as I know there were only a few changes in DED boundaries between
> > 1901 and 1911, most of them consisting of a new DED being split off from
> > existing one (Derry from Roscarbery in Cork, Glenanne in Armagh). The
> > census reports are available at
> > https://archive.org/search.php?query=1911%20census%20ireland
> > Paddy.
> > On Thu, Nov 5, 2020 at 9:56 AM Brian Hollinshead <brian at hollinshead.net>
> > wrote:
> > > If you did, can you please remember what date applied and what sources
> > were
> > > used?
> > >
> > > It was recently remarked that some of the Dublin ones were only dated
> > 1901.
> > > As I added quite a few of them using the 1901 census index because I
> > > no better, I am curious as to what was used across the country.
> > >
> > > If I had access to those countrywide ED sources I would like compare
> > > with my 1901 boundaries to see how closely, if at all, they match. With
> > > hindsight, nationwide conformity would be good. If changes or
> > replacements
> > > are needed it would be nicer to do it during the remaining two weeks
> > rather
> > > than after liberation.
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