Administrative unit

Ayr DoC

Scottish Burgh/District

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.


Notes:

Although the Act/Order which renamed this unit has not been specifically identified, Ayr District of County population figures for the previous Census given in the 1951 County Report (Table 1) match exactly the population figures for Ayr No. 1 District of County given in 1931 (Table 1). The listing of associated parishes in 1951 (Table 5) also matches exactly those given in 1931 (Table 13).

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
AYR NO 1 Official English   After 1931 and before 1951 1931 Census of Scotland, Table 1, 'Population of Burghs, Districts of Counties, and Civil Parishes'.
AYR Preferred English After 1931 and before 1951   1971 Census of Scotland, Table 25, 'Enumerated households by tenure and household amenities', for 'County, local authority areas'.
S671558 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     1971 Census of Scotland, Table 25, 'Enumerated households by tenure and household amenities', for 'County, local authority areas'.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
1955 was reduced to enlarge DALMELLINGTON DoC an area   1961 Census of Scotland, Table 5, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary, 1951-1961', for 'Areas changed'.; United Kingdom Statutory Instrument (County of Ayr District Council (Amendment) Scheme Approval Instrument, 1955)
16 May 1968 was reduced to enlarge AYR Burgh Part of Tarbolton West C.C.E.D. Area: 6 hectares.   [ERROR: authority is 'SRC' but auth_note value does not appear in SRC_TAB]; United Kingdom Statutory Instrument (Sheriff's Deliverance dated 1st May, 1968)
16 May 1969 was reduced to enlarge PRESTWICK Burgh 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

We know of no units which were contained within this unit.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Ayr DoC through time | Census tables with data for the Scottish Burgh/District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/12837173

Date accessed: 22nd October 2019