The following working papers are currently available as pdf or powerpoint files. Please do not cite without permission. We would welcome feedback.
R. J. Davenport, J. P. Boulton and J. Black, 'Infant mortality by social status in Georgian London: a test of the "'epidemiological integration" model', Working paper.
R. J. Davenport, 'The first stage of the epidemiological transition in British cities: a comparison of Manchester and London, 1750-1820', Working paper. A version of this paper was presented at 'Population Histories in Context: Past achievements and future diretions', a conference to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure, Downing College, Cambridge, UK, 16th September 2014.
Jeremy Boulton and Romola Davenport, 'Few deaths before baptism: clerical policy, private baptism and the registration of births in Georgian Westminster: a paradox resolved', Working paper. An earlier version was given to the Cambridge Population Group,11th March 2013.
Romola Davenport, 'New insights into urban mortality, 1750-1820', Working paper deriving from a public lecture given at Gresham College Nov 19th 2012 for a day meeting 'Mortality Past and Present' to commemorate the 350th anniversary of the publication of John Graunt's Bills of Mortality.
Romola Davenport, Jeremy Boulton, John Black, Neonatal and maternal mortality in the workhouse of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, 1725-1824 Paper given at European Social Science History Association Conference, Glasgow, Saturday 14 April 2012.
Romola Davenport et al, Mortality decline in eighteenth century London
Romola Davenport, Leonard Schwarz and Jeremy Boulton, The relationship between stillbirth and early neonatal mortality: evidence from
eighteenth century London
Romola Davenport et al, Infant and child mortality in Georgian London
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