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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.
Learning & Language

Learning & Language

How many people were at school. The distribution of graduates, and of the unqualified.
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:
HAMILTON
Unit Type:
Scottish Burgh/District
Status:
Burgh of Barony (before 1475 - 1549)
Royal Burgh (1549 - 1669)
Burgh of Regality (1669 - 1857)
Parliamentary Burgh (after 1833)
Police Burgh (1851 - 1975)
Large Burgh (1930 - 1975)
Date created:
before 1475
Date abolished:
1975
Unit ID:
10359892
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
CADZOW Official English   1445 The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
HAMILTON Preferred English before 1475 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'.
S811732 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
CENTRAL CLYDESIDE Conurbation    
LANARKSHIRE 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 1925 was enlarged by gaining part of LANARKSHIRE CLandward   1931 Census of Scotland, Table 15, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary, 1921-1931'.; Authority information missing
15 May 1934 was enlarged by gaining part of LANARKSHIRE CLandward  
16 May 1938 was enlarged by gaining part of LANARKSHIRE CLandward  
16 May 1960 was enlarged by gaining part of NO 4 DoC   1961 Census of Scotland, Table 5, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary, 1951-1961', for 'Areas changed'.; United Kingdom Statutory Instrument (Sheriff's Deliverance dated 26th April, 1960)
16 May 1965 was enlarged by gaining part of NO 4 DoC Part of Hamilton C.C.E.D. Area: 55 hectares.   [ERROR: authority is 'SRC' but auth_note value does not appear in SRC_TAB]; United Kingdom Statutory Instrument (Sheriff's Deliverance dated 7th May, 1965)
16 May 1969 was enlarged by gaining part of NO 4 DoC Part of Hamilton C.C.E.D. Area: 136 hectares.   [ERROR: authority is 'SRC' but auth_note value does not appear in SRC_TAB]; United Kingdom Statutory Instrument (Sheriff's Deliverance dated 9th May, 1969)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

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

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Hamilton 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/10359892

Date accessed: 17th October 2019