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


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

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


Table 3 in the county report for Angus from the 1931 Census has a footnote which says 'The portion of the former parish of Liff, Benvie and Invergowrie which formed a landward part of Dundee Combination parish was erected into a separate parish, called Liff and Benvie, in 1901.' The gazetteer has been amended to reflect this.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
LIFF BENVIE AND INVERGOWRIE Preferred English     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
LIFF AND BENVIE Alternate English     Local Government Board for Scotland, Local Government Board for Scotland Annual Report (H.M.S.O.)
LIFF AND BENVIE AND INVERGOWRIE Alternate English     1851 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
ANGUS Scottish County 1845 1901 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
PERTHSHIRE Scottish County 1845 1891 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
DUNDEE Scottish Poor Law Combination     Higginbotham, History of the Workhouse

Boundary changes

We know of no boundary changes affecting this unit.

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, Liff Benvie and Invergowrie ScoP through time | Census tables with data for the Scottish Parish, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10285087

Date accessed: 25th April 2024