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.
Agriculture & Land Use

Agriculture & Land Use

How we use the land; crops and farm animals.
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.

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Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
NAIRNSHIRE Preferred English     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
NAIRN Alternate 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'.

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
SCOTLAND Dep Country   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
1891 was reduced to enlarge INVERNESS SHIRE The following portion of Croy and Dalcross previously in Nairn: So much of the main portion of Croy & Dalcross as lies to the west of aline starting at a point on the boundary between the said parish and the parish of Petty at a point at the west end of Loch Flemington, and running thence in a southerly direction along the present boundary between the counties of Inverness and Nairn until it meets the northern boundary of the estate of Holme, thence along the northern and western boundaries of the said estate until it reaches the River Nairn, thence to and up the medium filum of the said river until it reaches the march between the farm of Dalroy on the estate of Cantray and the farm of Croygorston on the estate of Culloden, and thence in a generally south-easterly direction along the said march until it meets the boundary of the parish of Cawdor.   H. Shennan, Boundaries of Counties and Parishes in Scotland (Edinburgh: Wm. Green & Sons, 1892), p. 13.
1891 was enlarged by gaining part of INVERNESS SHIRE The remainder of the main portion of Croy and Dalcross previously in Inverness.   H. Shennan, Boundaries of Counties and Parishes in Scotland (Edinburgh: Wm. Green & Sons, 1892), p. 13.
1891 was reduced to enlarge INVERNESS SHIRE The part of Daviot and Dunlichity parish previously in Nairn.   H. Shennan, Boundaries of Counties and Parishes in Scotland (Edinburgh: Wm. Green & Sons, 1892), p. 13.
1891 was reduced to enlarge INVERNESS SHIRE The part of Petty parish previously in Nairn.   H. Shennan, Boundaries of Counties and Parishes in Scotland (Edinburgh: Wm. Green & Sons, 1892)
1891 was enlarged by gaining part of INVERNESS SHIRE The part of Cawdor parish previously in Inverness.   H. Shennan, Boundaries of Counties and Parishes in Scotland (Edinburgh: Wm. Green & Sons, 1892), p. 13.
1891 was reduced to enlarge MORAY The part of Ardlach parish previously in Nairn. Area: 2869 acres.   H. Shennan, Boundaries of Counties and Parishes in Scotland (Edinburgh: Wm. Green & Sons, 1892), p. 21.
1891 was reduced to enlarge MORAY The part of Dyke and Moy parish previously in Nairn. Area: 43 acres.   H. Shennan, Boundaries of Counties and Parishes in Scotland (Edinburgh: Wm. Green & Sons, 1892), p. 20.
1891 was reduced to enlarge ROSS AND CROMARTY The part of Urquhart and Logie Wester parish previously in Nairn.   H. Shennan, Boundaries of Counties and Parishes in Scotland (Edinburgh: Wm. Green & Sons, 1892)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
NAIRN 1841 Occupation reporting area     1841 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Occupation Abstract'.
NAIRN COUNTY 1841 Occupation reporting area     1841 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Occupation Abstract'.
AULDEARN Burgh Scottish Burgh/District     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
GEDDES Burgh Scottish Burgh/District     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
LOCHLOY Burgh Scottish Burgh/District     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
NAIRN Burgh Scottish Burgh/District   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'.
NAIRN LANDWARD Burgh Scottish Burgh/District   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'.
NAIRN Scottish Poor Law Combination     Higginbotham, History of the Workhouse
ARDCLACH Scottish Parish 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'.
AULDEARN Scottish Parish 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'.
CAWDOR Scottish Parish 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'.
CROY AND DALCROSS Scottish Parish 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'.
DAVIOT AND DUNLICHITY Scottish Parish     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
DYKE AND MOY Scottish Parish 1845 1891 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
MOY AND DALAROSSIE Scottish Parish 1845 1891 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
NAIRN Scottish Parish 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'.
PETTY Scottish Parish 1845 1891 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
URQUHART AND LOGIE WESTER Scottish Parish 1845 1891 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Nairnshire ScoCnty through time | Census tables with data for the Scottish County, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10078519

Date accessed: 23rd November 2017