Datasets - Guilds - Dataset on Journeymen's Boxes in the Low Countries

Fields used in the table 'Analyzed remarks'

 

ID_Analyzed Remarks

Unique identification number for 'Analyzed remarks’.

ID_Remarks

Unique identification number for 'Remarks'.

ID_Boxes

Unique identification number for the Boxes Main Table.

Benefit type

Type of benefit.

Start year

Start year or year of first reference, concerning the remark.

Before/after Start year

Addition to column 'Start year'. Can indicate before (<) or after (>) the given year.

End year

End year or year of first reference, concerning the remark.

Before/after End year

Addition to column 'End year'. Can indicate before (<) or after (>) the given year.

Member contributions

Member contributions: yearly contribution, weakly contribution and entrance fees.

Depending on

Specification of the column 'Member contributions'. Dependent on the type of member, the age, the salary and the total number of sick (drawing) members.

Property and resources

Property of the box / guild, assets and obligations.

Amount

Amount specification to the columns ‘Benefit type’, ‘Member contributions’ and ‘Possessions and resources’. In some exceptional cases, the quantity refers to the column ‘Remarks’.

Currency

Currency used in the column ‘Amount’.

Members

Number of (ordinary) members. View the column 'type of members' for the type of members concerned. No specification in that column means the ‘Members’ column represent the number of ordinary members.

Type of members

Specification of the 'type of members'. The number of members in this column constitutes a part of the number of ordinary members. The one exception is when this column represents drawing members and the ordinary member number is 0 (dead fund).

Continuation of

The current box originated from this previous organization. When the box either merged or was absorbed into a larger box, that box can be found in the column 'Merged with /Absorbed into'.

Merged with/Absorbed into

The current box merges with or gets absorbed into another box or fund. This signifies either the end of the box (see year at ‘year end’) or the continuation with another box merged into this one (year of merge in ‘year start’).

Remarks

Remarks and supplementary informationconcerning members, contributions, benefits, meeting places, start and end years, etc.

Source

Sources on which the record is based, specifically concerning the remark. Sometimes the source is the only remark, emphasizing the existence of this source.

 

 

 

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