Available Themes



Densities and rates of growth. Age structure: concentrations of young people, and of the old.
Learning & Language

Learning & Language

How many people were at school. The distribution of graduates, and of the unqualified.


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:
Unit Type:
Scottish Parish
Date created:
Date abolished:
Unit ID:
1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
KIRKCALDY Preferred English     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
KIRKALDY Alternate English     1801 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.

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
FIFE Scottish County 1845 1901 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
KIRKCALDY Scottish Poor Law Combination     Higginbotham, History of the Workhouse
KIRKCALDY Burgh Scottish Burgh/District   1901 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
LINKTOWN Burgh Scottish Burgh/District   1620 The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
1901 was abolished to create KIRKCALDY AND DYSART   Great Britain Historical GIS Project

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, Kirkcaldy ScoP through time | Census tables with data for the Scottish Parish, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10078106

Date accessed: 18th June 2021