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.
Learning & Language

Learning & Language

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

Preferred Name:
PERTH
Unit Type:
Scottish Burgh/District
Status:
Police Burgh (1865 - 1975)
Large Burgh (1930 - 1975)
Royal Burgh (between 1124 and 1127 - 1975)
Date created:
between 1124 and 1127
Date abolished:
1975
Unit ID:
10361485
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 city.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
PERTH Preferred English between 1124 and 1127 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'.
ST JOHNSTOUN Alternate English     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
S871804 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
PERTHSHIRE 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 May 1936 was enlarged by gaining part of PERTH DoC  
15 May 1936 was enlarged by gaining part of PERTHSHIRE CLandward  
16 May 1948 was enlarged by gaining part of PERTH DoC  
16 May 1948 was enlarged by gaining part of PERTHSHIRE CLandward  
16 May 1958 was enlarged by gaining part of PERTH DoC   1961 Census of Scotland, Table 5, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary, 1951-1961', for 'Areas changed'.; United Kingdom Statutory Instrument (Sheriff's Deliverance dated 14th January, 1959)
16 May 1966 was enlarged by gaining part of PERTH DoC Part of Kinnoull and Tibbermore C.C.E.D. Area: 137 hectares.   [ERROR: authority is 'SRC' but auth_note value does not appear in SRC_TAB]; United Kingdom Statutory Instrument (Sheriff's Deliverance dated 23rd May, 1966)
16 May 1969 was enlarged by gaining part of PERTH DoC Part of Tibbermore C.C.E.D. Area: 78 hectares.   [ERROR: authority is 'SRC' but auth_note value does not appear in SRC_TAB]; United Kingdom Statutory Instrument (Sheriff's Deliverance dated 15th April, 1969)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
KINNOULL Scottish Parish   1975 The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
PERTH Scottish Parish   1975 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
SCONE Scottish Parish   1975 The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
TIBBERMORE Scottish Parish   1975 The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10361485

Date accessed: 26th October 2020