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Population

Population

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

Preferred Name:
BATHGATE
Unit Type:
Scottish Burgh/District
Status:
Burgh of Barony (1663 - 1865)
Police Burgh (1865 - 1975)
Small Burgh (1930 - 1975)
Date created:
1663
Date abolished:
1975
Unit ID:
10358050
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'.

Notes:

A settlement.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
BATHGATE Preferred English 1663 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'.
S941894 CASWEB identifiers for 1971 Local Govt Districts English    

Unit associations

We know of no associations with other units.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
WEST LOTHIAN Scottish County   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
15 May 1930 was enlarged by gaining part of WEST LOTHIAN CLandward   1931 Census of Scotland, Table 15, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary, 1921-1931'.; Authority information missing
15 May 1930 was enlarged by gaining part of WEST LOTHIAN CLandward   1931 Census of Scotland, Table 15, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary, 1921-1931'.; United Kingdom Statutory Instrument (Sheriff's Interlocutor, dated 12th May, 1930)
16 May 1950 was enlarged by gaining part of TORPHICHEN AND BATHGATE DoC  
16 May 1950 was enlarged by gaining part of WEST LOTHIAN CLandward  
16 May 1959 was enlarged by gaining part of TORPHICHEN AND BATHGATE DoC   1961 Census of Scotland, Table 5, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary, 1951-1961', for 'Areas changed'.; United Kingdom Statutory Instrument (Sheriff's Deliverance dated 2nd March, 1959)
16 May 1963 was enlarged by gaining part of TORPHICHEN AND BATHGATE DoC Part of Bathgate North and Bathgate South C.C.E.D. Area: 92 hectares.   [ERROR: authority is 'SRC' but auth_note value does not appear in SRC_TAB]; United Kingdom Statutory Instrument (Sheriff's Deliverance dated 21st June, 1963)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BATHGATE Scottish Parish   1975 The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Bathgate Burgh through time | Census tables with data for the Scottish Burgh/District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10358050

Date accessed: 19th October 2019