SITEMAP – Map of the Eifel Weddings Project (Provisional)

The list of currently planned chapters is provided by this sitemap. Chapter numbers are difficult… read more

Published on 2023-05-12

Updated on 2024-01-15

INTRO – Introduction to Project “Eifel Weddings”

The group of posts which come under the generic heading of “Eifel” is about weddings… read more

Published on 2023-02-21

Updated on 2023-05-12

EXTENT – The project’s area, database and the “Project hull”

This project aims at describing some features and trends affecting weddings in the Eifel, including… read more

Published on 2023-02-28

Updated on 2023-09-17

LOCATIONS – Locating places and sampling the database

About 2500 localities were eventually selected (sampled) and assigned coordinates. The post describes the problems,… read more

Published on 2023-03-02

Updated on 2023-09-01

LUCLIM – 1885 Land use and 1961-90 climate

LUCLIM.1 Population and land use according to the the 1885 census The table below was… read more

Published on 2023-04-26

Updated on 2023-09-01

TYPOL – Typology of Registry office districts (Standesambezirk) based on scale-independent variables

TYPOL.1 Purpose A number of environmental and population-related variables have been collected in the ambit… read more

Published on 2023-05-17

Updated on 2023-10-04

VARENV – Environmental variables over time


This chapter on environmental variables provides some background about weather/climate conditions under which the Eifel… read more

Published on 2023-03-23

Updated on 2023-05-15

HIST – A time of moving boundaries and variable weather!

This chapter attempts to put the locations the spouses originated from in the broader historical… read more

Published on 2023-03-18

Updated on 2023-10-04

EMIG – Numbers and timing of emigration

EMIG.1 Introduction The purpose of this post is specifically not to provide a detailed analysis… read more

Published on 2023-10-03

Updated on 2023-10-05

Protected: RUREX Timing of rural exodus

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post. read more

Published on 2023-10-25

Updated on 2024-05-04

ABSOR – Absolute origin of spouses

The present ABSOR chapter deals with the “absolute origin” of spouses, i.e. the geographic origin… read more

Published on 2023-08-11

Updated on 2023-09-01

RELOR – Relative origin of spouses

This chapter deals with the relative origin of spouses, i.e. their origin (place of birth)… read more

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Updated on 2023-10-04

WEDWEEK – Wedding season

The present chapter assesses how the occurrence of Eifel weddings is distributed over the year.… read more

Published on 2023-08-06

Updated on 2023-08-11

WEDDAY – Wedding weekday

Eifelers have been marrying on different days during the week, and there are some historical… read more

Published on 2023-08-05

Updated on 2023-08-05

DATA – List of downloadable data

A caveat: all the downloadable files given below correspond to their version on the date… read more

Published on 2023-03-03

Updated on 2023-10-04

METHODS – Methodological issues

METHODS.1 A note on outliers in distances to Registry office (Standesamt) METHODS.1.1 The issue explained… read more

Published on 2023-09-08

Updated on 2023-09-12


Nos gyrovagations sur internet ressemblent souvent aux cheminements de la pensée; on sait ce qu’on… read more

Published on 2022-11-09

Updated on 2023-04-26

Was ist los in Oberkail?

Un village sans histores de l' Eifel n' est pas si tranquille que ça... read more

Published on 2022-11-10

Updated on 2023-04-26