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Attendance sample: Bohemia 1864-1865

A dataset of about 2300 primary school pupils from several villages in Bohemia, containing information on their school attendance by month in the school year 1864-1865


attendance, education, 1865, 1864, Volksschule, primary school, Bohemia

Geographical extent:

central and eastern Bohemia

Year(s) covered by data: 


Unit of observation:

individual pupil

Source type:

archival material

Transcription originator:

Tomas Cvrcek

Recommended citation:

Cvrček, Tomáš. Schooling Under Control: The Origins of Public Education in Imperial Austria 1769-1869. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck. 2020.

Any note of caution:

The dataset also includes information on the pupil's date of birth, place of residence and father's occupation, as well as some school-level and village-level indicators.

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