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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:
PRESTWICK
Unit Type:
Scottish Burgh/District
Status:
Burgh of Barony (at least 1174 but possibly as early as 983 - 1903)
Police Burgh (1903 - 1975)
Small Burgh (1930 - 1975)
Date created:
at least 1174 but possibly as early as 983
Date abolished:
1975
Unit ID:
10361710
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
PRESTWICK Preferred English at least 1174 but possibly as early as 983 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'.
S671553 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
AYRSHIRE 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 1969 was enlarged by gaining part of AYR DoC Part of Monkton, Craigie and Symington and Tarbolton West C.C.E.D. Area: 155 hectares.   [ERROR: authority is 'SRC' but auth_note value does not appear in SRC_TAB]; United Kingdom Statutory Instrument (Sheriff's Deliverance dated 24th September, 1968)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

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

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Prestwick 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/10361710

Date accessed: 24th September 2019