Pajek datasets
from the book

Exploratory Social Network Analysis with Pajek
Wouter de Nooy, Andrej Mrvar, Vladimir Batagelj

Isle of Man genealogies.

Dataset   Isle_of_Man


Isle_of_Man.ged: 3,940 vertices (inhabitants of the Isle of Man, since circa 1600), 5,515 arcs (parent-child relations; if opened in Pajek with Options>Read/Write>Ore: 1-Male, 2-Female links checked, Father- child relations have line value 1 and mother-child relations have line value 2), 1,055 edges (marriages, line value is 0), no loops.


complete dataset (ZIP, 157K)


This GEDCOM file contains the combined genealogies of approximately 20 families from the British Isle of Man.


  1. W. de Nooy, A. Mrvar, & V. Batagelj, Exploratory Social Network Analysis with Pajek (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004), Chapter 11.


  1. Original authors: The Isle of Man Family History Society / Isle of Man - Genealogy - Gedcom files.
  2. Data compiled into GED file by W. de Nooy, 2001.

2. January 2004   Pajek datasets / Exploratory SNA