Administrative unit

Elgin Burgh

Scottish Burgh/District

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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:
ELGIN
Unit Type:
Scottish Burgh/District
Status:
Royal Burgh (around 1136 - 1975)
Police Burgh (1833 - 1975)
Small Burgh (1930 - 1975)
Date created:
around 1136
Date abolished:
1975
Unit ID:
10359363
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
ELGIN Preferred English around 1136 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'.
S831773 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
MORAY 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 1946 was enlarged by gaining part of DUFFUS AND DRAINIE DoC  
15 May 1946 was enlarged by gaining part of ELGIN DoC  
15 May 1946 was enlarged by gaining part of MORAY CLandward  
16 May 1967 was enlarged by gaining part of DUFFUS AND DRAINIE DoC Part of Draine C.C.E.D. Area: 77 hectares.   [ERROR: authority is 'SRC' but auth_note value does not appear in SRC_TAB]; United Kingdom Statutory Instrument (Sheriff's Deliverance dated 14th March, 1967)
16 May 1967 was enlarged by gaining part of ELGIN DoC Part of Birnie and Elgin, New Elgin and St Andrews C.C.E.D. Area: 592 hectares.   [ERROR: authority is 'SRC' but auth_note value does not appear in SRC_TAB]; United Kingdom Statutory Instrument (Sheriff's Deliverance dated 14th March, 1967)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ELGIN Scottish Parish   1975 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
SPYNIE Scottish Parish   1975 The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
ST ANDREWS LHANBRYD Scottish Parish   1975 The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Elgin 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/10359363

Date accessed: 22nd March 2019