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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Family and Community History

Edited by David Hey.

in The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 27 words.

The journal of the Family and Community History Historical Research Society, published twice a year since November 1998.

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Augustinians

David Hey.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History

January 1997; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 137 words.

Religious communities of regular canons organized according to the rule of St Augustine of Hippo (354–430), which emphasized

minster churches

David Hey.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History

January 1997; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 113 words.

The Old English word mynster was derived from the Latin monasterium, for minster churches were served by communities of

Seebohm, Frederic W. (1833–1912)

David Hey.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History

January 1997; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 21 words.

(1833–1912).

His The English Village Community (1883) was enormously influential in the development of local agrarian

minster churches

Edited by David Hey.

in The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 299 words.

The Old English word mynster was derived from the Latin monasterium, for minster churches were served by communities of priests before the medieval system of ...

Jewish immigrants

David Hey.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History

January 1997; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 231 words.

A small Jewish community settled in London after the Norman Conquest. By the middle of the 12th century other English

Augustinians

Edited by David Hey.

in The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 222 words.

Religious communities of regular canons organized according to the rule of St Augustine of Hippo (354–430), which emphasized poverty, celibacy, and obedience. The order was founded in Italy...

Felons, Associations for the Prosecution of

Edited by David Hey.

in The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 102 words.

In the 18th and early 19th centuries, before the creation of a national police force, rural communities formed mutual subscription societies to prosecute criminals. These evolved out of...

Jewish immigrants

Edited by David Hey.

in The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 721 words.

A small Jewish community settled in London after the Norman Conquest at the invitation of William I. Medieval Christian laws against usury made Jews indispensable, but their financial...

rugby

Edited by David Hey.

in The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 86 words.

Named after the public school, where it is traditionally said to have originated, the game of rugby was taken up not only by the English middle classes, but from the 1870s by the...

rapeseed

Edited by David Hey.

in The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 108 words.

The large expanses of yellow fields in springtime are a modern phenomenon, the result of European Community subsidies, but rape was once grown all down the eastern side of England. It was...

inns

Edited by David Hey.

in The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 609 words.

Alan Everitt's essay ‘The English Urban Inn’, in his Landscape and Community in England (1985), accurately describes most of the previous literature on the subject as ‘a wretched farrago of...

smuggling

Edited by David Hey.

in The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 58 words.

The duties charged on foreign imports such as tobacco, wine, proof spirits, tea, and sugar from the 16th to the 19th centuries made smuggling a profitable if dangerous enterprise for the...

Local Government

in The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 5202 words.

As both a subject for historical study and a career, local government currently has a reputation for dullness. Nevertheless, some understanding of the evolution of local government is...

Italian immigrants

Edited by David Hey.

in The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 160 words.

Although individual Italians had settled in Britain since the Middle Ages and Italian Protestants had founded a church in London during the 16th century, it was only in the 19th century...

Welsh language

Edited by David Hey.

in The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 243 words.

The Union of Wales and England under Henry VIII in 1536 did not lead to an immediate change in the use of Welsh as the normal medium of communication. The Welsh language survived remarkably...

Joy and Kenny

Lisa Yarger.

in Lovie

December 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Local and Family History. 3532 words.

Narrator Lisa Yarger asks Lovie about the possibility of accompanying her to a birth. Lovie tries and fails to get one of her Mennonite clients to meet Yarger. Yarger gives Lovie Chris...

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“Seeking the Incalculable Benefit of a Faithful, Patient Man and Wife”

Cathleen D. Cahill.

in On the Borders of Love and Power

July 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Local and Family History. 10553 words.

In the late nineteenth century, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, as part of its efforts to assimilate Native American children, began removing them from their home communities and placing them...

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Whiskey Breakfast

Richard C. Lindberg.

September 2011; p ublished online August 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Local and Family History. 320 pages.

Chicago in the 1920s: Clark Street was the city’s last Swedetown, a narrow corridor of weather-beaten storefronts, coal yards, and taverns running along the north side of the city and the...

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A Beginning

Lisa Yarger.

in Lovie

December 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Local and Family History. 3441 words.

This chapter presents a selective account of Lovie’s childhood. Lovie’s interest in pregnancy and birth takes root on the Beard family farm where lay midwives, known as grannies, granny...

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