Types of History Poll

Here are the results of our 21st Unlock the Past poll - What types of history are you involved in? One hundred and two people voted casting a total of 342 votes. Obviously the predominant interests of those responding was family history (98%) but there is a broad range of interest in other areas of history as well with local history (43.1%) and social history (30.4%) being the most popular. There were also interesting comments under "Other" - who even knows what archaeoastronomy is?

 

 Response                     # votes     % voters

  • Family history                    100           98.0
  • One name study                 16           15.7
  • Biographical research           29           28.4
  • Local history                       44           43.1
  • Social history                      31           30.3
  • Church history                    18           17.6
  • School history                     12           11.8
  • Community history               24           23.5
  • Sporting history                    6             5.9
  • Industrial history                   7             6.9
  • Military history                     30           29.4
  • Maritime history                   17           16.7
  • Other                                 8             7.8

Other comments

  • regional history
  • archaeoastronomy
  • medical
  • one place study (family names)
  • nobility
  • Sth Aust development
  • Pioneers and Explorers
  • MonteVideo Maru Search

Where the voters came from

  • Australia - 95
  • New Zealand - 3
  • United Kingdom - 1
  • Unknown - 3
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