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Population

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

Numbers of babies born. Deaths, especially infant deaths. Causes of death by age and gender.
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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:
DALKEITH
Unit Type:
Scottish Burgh/District
Status:
Burgh of Barony (1401 - 1540)
Burgh of Regality (1540 - 1878)
Police Burgh (1878 - 1975)
Small Burgh (1930 - 1975)
Date created:
1401
Date abolished:
1975
Unit ID:
10358875
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
DALKEITH Preferred English 1401 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'.
S821756 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
MIDLOTHIAN 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
15 Aug 1925 was enlarged by gaining part of MIDLOTHIAN CLandward   1931 Census of Scotland, Table 15, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary, 1921-1931'.; Authority information missing
18 Feb 1926 was enlarged by gaining part of MIDLOTHIAN CLandward   1931 Census of Scotland, Table 15, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary, 1921-1931'.; Authority information missing
15 Jan 1936 was enlarged by gaining part of MIDLOTHIAN CLandward  
14 May 1946 was enlarged by gaining part of MIDLOTHIAN CLandward  
16 May 1970 was enlarged by gaining part of NEWBATTLE DoC Part of Newbattle (Fourth) C.C.E.D. Area: 23 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 (Sheriff's Deliverance dated 16th January, 1970)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

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

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

URL: https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10358875

Date accessed: 23rd April 2024