Available Themes

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.
Social Structure

Social Structure

Social class and socio-economic groups. Concentrations of professionals, and of unskilled labourers.
Learning & Language

Learning & Language

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

Work & Poverty

Unemployment rates and poor relief. What proportions of men and of women did paid work?
Housing

Housing

Numbers of houses. Overcrowding: persons per room. Amenities: central heating, baths and WCs.

Click on the hyperlinks for direct access to key graphs and tables.

Here we are presenting statistics for a historical unit, which may have changed its boundaries significantly during the period covered.

Preferred Name:
KILMACOLM
Unit Type:
Scottish Parish
Date created:
1845
Date abolished:
1975
Unit ID:
10196050
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
KILMACOLM Preferred English     1951 Census of Scotland, Table 1, 'Comparison of population, density per 100 acres, and houses with 1931', for 'Burghs, Districts of Counties and CPs'.
KILMALCOLM 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
RENFREWSHIRE Scottish County 1845 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'.
PORT GLASGOW Burgh Scottish Burgh/District   1695 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
05 Sep 1936 was reduced to enlarge PORT GLASGOW  
22 Feb 1947 was reduced to enlarge PORT GLASGOW  
25 Sep 1963 was reduced to enlarge PORT GLASGOW Area: 80 hectares.   1971 Census of Scotland, Table 4, 'Intercensal changes of boundary (between 23rd April, 1961 and 25th April, 1971)', for 'County, local authority areas, civil parishes'.; United Kingdom Statutory Instrument (Port Glasgow Parish Boundary Alteration Order 1963)

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

URL: https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10196050

Date accessed: 12th April 2024