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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.
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:
PETERHEAD
Unit Type:
Scottish Burgh/District
Status:
Burgh of Barony (after 1593)
Parliamentary Burgh (after 1833)
Police Burgh (1851 - 1975)
Small Burgh (1930 - 1975)
Date created:
1593
Date abolished:
1975
Unit ID:
10361497
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
CAIKINCHE Official English 1593 1975 The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
PETERHEAD Preferred English 1593 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'.
KEITH INCH Alternate English     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
S641497 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
ABERDEENSHIRE 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
16 May 1962 was enlarged by gaining part of DEER DoC Part of Peterhead C.C.E.D. Area: 90 hectares.   [ERROR: authority is 'SRC' but auth_note value does not appear in SRC_TAB]; United Kingdom Statutory Instrument (Sheriff's Deliverance dated 20th March, 1962)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
PETERHEAD Scottish Parish   1975 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Peterhead 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/10361497

Date accessed: 18th December 2018