Available Themes

Population

Population

Densities and rates of growth. Age structure: concentrations of young people, and of the old.
Industry

Industry

How people made their living: identifying farming communities, pit villages, mill towns and so on.
Social Structure

Social Structure

Social class and socio-economic groups. Concentrations of professionals, and of unskilled labourers.
Learning & Language

Learning & Language

How many people were at school. The distribution of graduates, and of the unqualified.
Agriculture & Land Use

Agriculture & Land Use

How we use the land; crops and farm animals.
Work & Poverty

Work & Poverty

Unemployment rates and poor relief. What proportions of men and of women did paid work?
Housing

Housing

Numbers of houses. Overcrowding: persons per room. Amenities: central heating, baths and WCs.

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Here we are presenting statistics for a historical unit, which may have changed its boundaries significantly during the period covered.


Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
MIDLOTHIAN Preferred English     1951 Census of Scotland, Table 1, 'Comparison of population, density per 100 acres, and houses with 1931', for 'Burghs, Districts of Counties and CPs'.
EDINBURGH Alternate English     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table 3, 'Scotland:- Ages of Males and Females enumerated March 31st, 1851 - In Counties'.
EDINBURGHSHIRE Alternate English     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was succeeded by MIDLOTHIAN District/Unitary Authority The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
SCOTLAND Dep Country   1975 1951 Census of Scotland, Table 1, 'Comparison of population, density per 100 acres, and houses with 1931', for 'Burghs, Districts of Counties and CPs'.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
1891 was enlarged by gaining part of WEST LOTHIAN The part of Cramond parish previously in West Lothian.   H. Shennan, Boundaries of Counties and Parishes in Scotland (Edinburgh: Wm. Green & Sons, 1892)
16 May 1954 was reduced to enlarge EDINBURGH ScoCofC   1961 Census of Scotland, Table 5, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary, 1951-1961', for 'Areas changed'.; Act of the UK Parliament (Edinburgh corporation Order Confirmation Act 1954)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
EDINBURGH 1841 Occupation reporting area     1841 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Occupation Abstract'.
EDINBURGH COUNTY 1841 Occupation reporting area     1841 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Occupation Abstract'.
EDINBURGH SUBURBS 1841 Occupation reporting area     1841 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Occupation Abstract'.
LEITH 1841 Occupation reporting area     1841 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Occupation Abstract'.
BONNYRIGG Burgh Scottish Burgh/District   1930 1911 Census of Scotland, Table 3, 'Population of Civil Parishes since 1801'.
BONNYRIGG AND LASSWADE Burgh Scottish Burgh/District   1975 1951 Census of Scotland, Table 1, 'Comparison of population, density per 100 acres, and houses with 1931', for 'Burghs, Districts of Counties and CPs'.
CARRINGTON Burgh Scottish Burgh/District     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
CITADEL OF LEITH Burgh Scottish Burgh/District     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
CRANSTON Burgh Scottish Burgh/District     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
CURRIE DoC Scottish Burgh/District     1971 Census of Scotland, Table 25, 'Enumerated households by tenure and household amenities', for 'County, local authority areas'.
DALKEITH Burgh Scottish Burgh/District   1975 1951 Census of Scotland, Table 1, 'Comparison of population, density per 100 acres, and houses with 1931', for 'Burghs, Districts of Counties and CPs'.
EAST CALDER DoC Scottish Burgh/District     1971 Census of Scotland, Table 25, 'Enumerated households by tenure and household amenities', for 'County, local authority areas'.
EDINBURGH Burgh Scottish Burgh/District   1930 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
GALA WATER DoC Scottish Burgh/District     1971 Census of Scotland, Table 25, 'Enumerated households by tenure and household amenities', for 'County, local authority areas'.
LASSWADE DoC Scottish Burgh/District     1971 Census of Scotland, Table 25, 'Enumerated households by tenure and household amenities', for 'County, local authority areas'.
LASSWADE Burgh Scottish Burgh/District   1930 1911 Census of Scotland, Table 3, 'Population of Civil Parishes since 1801'.
LEITH Burgh Scottish Burgh/District     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
LOANHEAD Burgh Scottish Burgh/District   1975 1951 Census of Scotland, Table 1, 'Comparison of population, density per 100 acres, and houses with 1931', for 'Burghs, Districts of Counties and CPs'.
MIDLOTHIAN CLandward Scottish Burgh/District   1975 1951 Census of Scotland, Table 1, 'Comparison of population, density per 100 acres, and houses with 1931', for 'Burghs, Districts of Counties and CPs'.
MUSSELBURGH Burgh Scottish Burgh/District   1975 1951 Census of Scotland, Table 1, 'Comparison of population, density per 100 acres, and houses with 1931', for 'Burghs, Districts of Counties and CPs'.
MUSSELBURGH DoC Scottish Burgh/District     1971 Census of Scotland, Table 25, 'Enumerated households by tenure and household amenities', for 'County, local authority areas'.
NEWBATTLE Burgh Scottish Burgh/District     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
NEWBATTLE DoC Scottish Burgh/District     1971 Census of Scotland, Table 25, 'Enumerated households by tenure and household amenities', for 'County, local authority areas'.
PENICUIK DoC Scottish Burgh/District     1971 Census of Scotland, Table 25, 'Enumerated households by tenure and household amenities', for 'County, local authority areas'.
PENICUIK Burgh Scottish Burgh/District   1975 1951 Census of Scotland, Table 1, 'Comparison of population, density per 100 acres, and houses with 1931', for 'Burghs, Districts of Counties and CPs'.
PORTOBELLO Burgh Scottish Burgh/District     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
PRESTON Burgh Scottish Burgh/District     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
ROSEBERY Burgh Scottish Burgh/District     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
ROSLIN Burgh Scottish Burgh/District     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
WEST CALDER DoC Scottish Burgh/District     1971 Census of Scotland, Table 25, 'Enumerated households by tenure and household amenities', for 'County, local authority areas'.
WOODHOUSELEE Burgh Scottish Burgh/District     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
DALKEITH Scottish Poor Law Combination     Higginbotham, History of the Workhouse
INVERESK Scottish Poor Law Combination     Higginbotham, History of the Workhouse
ST CUTHBERTS Scottish Poor Law Combination 1873   Higginbotham, History of the Workhouse
DALKEITH Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
LOANHEAD Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
MUSSELBURGH Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
PORTOBELLO Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
WEST CALDER Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
BORTHWICK Scottish Parish 1845 1975 1951 Census of Scotland, Table 1, 'Comparison of population, density per 100 acres, and houses with 1931', for 'Burghs, Districts of Counties and CPs'.
CANONGATE Scottish Parish By 1851   1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
CARRINGTON Scottish Parish 1845 1975 1951 Census of Scotland, Table 1, 'Comparison of population, density per 100 acres, and houses with 1931', for 'Burghs, Districts of Counties and CPs'.
COCKPEN Scottish Parish 1845 1975 1951 Census of Scotland, Table 1, 'Comparison of population, density per 100 acres, and houses with 1931', for 'Burghs, Districts of Counties and CPs'.
COLINTON Scottish Parish   1920 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
CORSTORPHINE Scottish Parish   1920 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
CRAMOND Scottish Parish 1845 1920 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
CRANSTON Scottish Parish 1845 1975 1951 Census of Scotland, Table 1, 'Comparison of population, density per 100 acres, and houses with 1931', for 'Burghs, Districts of Counties and CPs'.
CRICHTON Scottish Parish 1845 1975 1951 Census of Scotland, Table 1, 'Comparison of population, density per 100 acres, and houses with 1931', for 'Burghs, Districts of Counties and CPs'.
CURRIE Scottish Parish 1845 1975 1951 Census of Scotland, Table 1, 'Comparison of population, density per 100 acres, and houses with 1931', for 'Burghs, Districts of Counties and CPs'.
DALKEITH Scottish Parish 1845 1975 1951 Census of Scotland, Table 1, 'Comparison of population, density per 100 acres, and houses with 1931', for 'Burghs, Districts of Counties and CPs'.
DUDDINGSTON Scottish Parish   1902 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
EDINBURGH Scottish Parish 1845 1975 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
FALA AND SOUTRA Scottish Parish 1845 1975 1951 Census of Scotland, Table 1, 'Comparison of population, density per 100 acres, and houses with 1931', for 'Burghs, Districts of Counties and CPs'.
GLENCORSE Scottish Parish 1845 1975 1951 Census of Scotland, Table 1, 'Comparison of population, density per 100 acres, and houses with 1931', for 'Burghs, Districts of Counties and CPs'.
HERIOT Scottish Parish 1845 1975 1951 Census of Scotland, Table 1, 'Comparison of population, density per 100 acres, and houses with 1931', for 'Burghs, Districts of Counties and CPs'.
INVERESK Scottish Parish 1845 1975 1951 Census of Scotland, Table 1, 'Comparison of population, density per 100 acres, and houses with 1931', for 'Burghs, Districts of Counties and CPs'.
KIRKLISTON Scottish Parish 1845 1975 1951 Census of Scotland, Table 1, 'Comparison of population, density per 100 acres, and houses with 1931', for 'Burghs, Districts of Counties and CPs'.
KIRKNEWTON Scottish Parish 1845 1975 1951 Census of Scotland, Table 1, 'Comparison of population, density per 100 acres, and houses with 1931', for 'Burghs, Districts of Counties and CPs'.
LASSWADE Scottish Parish 1845 1975 1951 Census of Scotland, Table 1, 'Comparison of population, density per 100 acres, and houses with 1931', for 'Burghs, Districts of Counties and CPs'.
LEITH Scottish Parish   1920 1911 Census of Scotland, Table 1, 'Population of Civil Parishes'.
LIBERTON Scottish Parish   1920 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
MID CALDER Scottish Parish 1845 1975 1951 Census of Scotland, Table 1, 'Comparison of population, density per 100 acres, and houses with 1931', for 'Burghs, Districts of Counties and CPs'.
NEWBATTLE Scottish Parish 1845 1975 1951 Census of Scotland, Table 1, 'Comparison of population, density per 100 acres, and houses with 1931', for 'Burghs, Districts of Counties and CPs'.
NEWTON Scottish Parish 1845 1975 1951 Census of Scotland, Table 1, 'Comparison of population, density per 100 acres, and houses with 1931', for 'Burghs, Districts of Counties and CPs'.
NORTH LEITH Scottish Parish By 1851   1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
PENICUIK Scottish Parish 1845 1975 1951 Census of Scotland, Table 1, 'Comparison of population, density per 100 acres, and houses with 1931', for 'Burghs, Districts of Counties and CPs'.
RATHO Scottish Parish 1845 1975 1951 Census of Scotland, Table 1, 'Comparison of population, density per 100 acres, and houses with 1931', for 'Burghs, Districts of Counties and CPs'.
SOUTH LEITH Scottish Parish By 1851   1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
ST CUTHBERT Scottish Parish By 1851   1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
STOW Scottish Parish 1845 1975 1951 Census of Scotland, Table 1, 'Comparison of population, density per 100 acres, and houses with 1931', for 'Burghs, Districts of Counties and CPs'.
TEMPLE Scottish Parish 1845 1975 1951 Census of Scotland, Table 1, 'Comparison of population, density per 100 acres, and houses with 1931', for 'Burghs, Districts of Counties and CPs'.
WEST CALDER Scottish Parish 1845 1975 1951 Census of Scotland, Table 1, 'Comparison of population, density per 100 acres, and houses with 1931', for 'Burghs, Districts of Counties and CPs'.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Midlothian ScoCnty through time | Census tables with data for the Scottish County, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10058648

Date accessed: 25th September 2017