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How many people were at school. The distribution of graduates, and of the unqualified.
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Here we are presenting statistics for a historical unit, which may have changed its boundaries significantly during the period covered.

Preferred Name:
ABERDEEN
Unit Type:
Scottish County
Status:
Scottish County of City (1900 - 1975)
Date created:
1900
Date abolished:
1975
Unit ID:
10262896
Authorities:
1951 Census of Scotland, Table 1, 'Comparison of population, density per 100 acres, and houses with 1931', for 'Burghs, Districts of Counties and CPs'.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
ABERDEEN Preferred English 1900 1975 The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
ABERDEEN CITY Alternate 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'.
CITY OF ABERDEEN Alternate English     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
S601485 CASWEB identifiers for 1971 Local Govt Districts English    

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was succeeded by ABERDEEN CITY City 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 1900 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
28 May 1935 was enlarged by gaining part of ABERDEENSHIRE CLandward  
28 May 1935 was enlarged by gaining part of KINCARDINESHIRE CLandward  
28 May 1952 was enlarged by gaining part of ABERDEEN DoC   1961 Census of Scotland, Table 5, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary, 1951-1961', for 'Areas changed'.; Act of the UK Parliament (Aberdeen Extension Order Confirmation Act, 1952)
28 May 1952 was enlarged by gaining part of ABERDEENSHIRE   1961 Census of Scotland, Table 5, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary, 1951-1961', for 'Areas changed'.; Act of the UK Parliament (Aberdeen Extension Order Confirmation Act, 1952)
28 May 1970 was enlarged by gaining part of ABERDEEN DoC Part of Newhills Landward C.C.E.D./And/P|Nigg C.C.E.D. Area: 1052 hectares.   [ERROR: authority is 'SRC' but auth_note value does not appear in SRC_TAB]; Act of the UK Parliament (Aberdeen City Extension Order Confirmation Act 1970)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ABERDEEN Burgh Scottish Burgh/District 1900 1975 The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
BALGOWNIE Burgh Scottish Burgh/District   1891 The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
OLD ABERDEEN Burgh Scottish Burgh/District   1891 The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
TORRY Burgh Scottish Burgh/District     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
WOODSIDE Burgh Scottish Burgh/District   1891 The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
ABERDEEN Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
ABERDEEN Scottish Parish     1951 Census of Scotland, Table 1, 'Comparison of population, density per 100 acres, and houses with 1931', for 'Burghs, Districts of Counties and CPs'.
FERRYHILL ScoWard Local Govt. Ward     1951 Census of Scotland, Table 26, 'Household Arrangements', for 'Counties, Cities, Wards of Cities, Burghs'.
GILCOMSTON ScoWard Local Govt. Ward     1951 Census of Scotland, Table 26, 'Household Arrangements', for 'Counties, Cities, Wards of Cities, Burghs'.
GREYFRIARS ScoWard Local Govt. Ward     1951 Census of Scotland, Table 26, 'Household Arrangements', for 'Counties, Cities, Wards of Cities, Burghs'.
HOLBURN ScoWard Local Govt. Ward     1951 Census of Scotland, Table 26, 'Household Arrangements', for 'Counties, Cities, Wards of Cities, Burghs'.
ROSEMOUNT ScoWard Local Govt. Ward     1951 Census of Scotland, Table 26, 'Household Arrangements', for 'Counties, Cities, Wards of Cities, Burghs'.
RUBISLAW ScoWard Local Govt. Ward     1951 Census of Scotland, Table 26, 'Household Arrangements', for 'Counties, Cities, Wards of Cities, Burghs'.
RUTHRIESTON ScoWard Local Govt. Ward     1951 Census of Scotland, Table 26, 'Household Arrangements', for 'Counties, Cities, Wards of Cities, Burghs'.
ST CLEMENTS ScoWard Local Govt. Ward     1951 Census of Scotland, Table 26, 'Household Arrangements', for 'Counties, Cities, Wards of Cities, Burghs'.
ST MACHAR ScoWard Local Govt. Ward     1951 Census of Scotland, Table 26, 'Household Arrangements', for 'Counties, Cities, Wards of Cities, Burghs'.
ST NICHOLAS ScoWard Local Govt. Ward     1951 Census of Scotland, Table 26, 'Household Arrangements', for 'Counties, Cities, Wards of Cities, Burghs'.
TORRY ScoWard Local Govt. Ward     1951 Census of Scotland, Table 26, 'Household Arrangements', for 'Counties, Cities, Wards of Cities, Burghs'.
WOODSIDE ScoWard Local Govt. Ward     1951 Census of Scotland, Table 26, 'Household Arrangements', for 'Counties, Cities, Wards of Cities, Burghs'.
How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10262896

Date accessed: 23rd September 2017