Available Themes

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:
PRESTONPANS
Unit Type:
Scottish Burgh/District
Status:
Police Burgh (1862 - 1975)
Small Burgh (1930 - 1975)
Date created:
1862
Date abolished:
1975
Unit ID:
10361709
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
PRESTONPANS Preferred English 1862 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'.
S751647 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
EAST 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
14 Feb 1923 was enlarged by gaining part of EAST LOTHIAN CLandward   1931 Census of Scotland, Table 15, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary, 1921-1931'.; Authority information missing
08 May 1931 was enlarged by gaining part of EAST LOTHIAN CLandward  
15 May 1935 was enlarged by gaining part of EAST LOTHIAN CLandward  
16 May 1959 was enlarged by gaining part of PRESTONPANS DoC   1961 Census of Scotland, Table 5, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary, 1951-1961', for 'Areas changed'.; United Kingdom Statutory Instrument (Sheriff's Deliverance dated 18th March, 1960)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
PRESTONPANS Scottish Parish 1595 1975 The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
TRANENT Scottish Parish   1595 The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Prestonpans 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/10361709

Date accessed: 17th September 2019