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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:
ROXBURGHSHIRE
Unit Type:
Scottish County
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
1975
Unit ID:
10146010
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
ROXBURGHSHIRE Preferred English     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
ROXBURGH 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 enlarged by gaining part of BERWICKSHIRE The part of Mertoun parish previously in Berwick. Area: 5 acres.   H. Shennan, Boundaries of Counties and Parishes in Scotland (Edinburgh: Wm. Green & Sons, 1892), p. 112.
1891 was enlarged by gaining part of BERWICKSHIRE The part of Earlston parish previously in Berwick. Area: 0 acres.   H. Shennan, Boundaries of Counties and Parishes in Scotland (Edinburgh: Wm. Green & Sons, 1892), p. 111.
1891 was enlarged by gaining part of BERWICKSHIRE The part of Lauder parish previously in Berwick. Area: 1302 acres.   H. Shennan, Boundaries of Counties and Parishes in Scotland (Edinburgh: Wm. Green & Sons, 1892), p. 111.
1891 was reduced to enlarge SELKIRKSHIRE The parish of Ashkirk, apart from that part which was already in Selkirk because it was previously part of the parish of Selkirk.   H. Shennan, Boundaries of Counties and Parishes in Scotland (Edinburgh: Wm. Green & Sons, 1892), p. 120.
1891 was reduced to enlarge SELKIRKSHIRE The part of Selkirk parish previously in Roxburgh.   H. Shennan, Boundaries of Counties and Parishes in Scotland (Edinburgh: Wm. Green & Sons, 1892), p. 120.
1891 was reduced to enlarge SELKIRKSHIRE The parish of Galashiels previously in Roxburgh.   H. Shennan, Boundaries of Counties and Parishes in Scotland (Edinburgh: Wm. Green & Sons, 1892), p. 120.
1891 was enlarged by gaining part of SELKIRKSHIRE The part of Roberton parish previously in Selkirk.   H. Shennan, Boundaries of Counties and Parishes in Scotland (Edinburgh: Wm. Green & Sons, 1892)
16 May 1970 was reduced to enlarge SELKIRKSHIRE Part of Melrose North C.C.E.D. Area: 15 hectares.   [ERROR: authority is 'SRC' but auth_note value does not appear in SRC_TAB]; United Kingdom Statutory Instrument (Sheriff's Deliverance dated 23rd March, 1970)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
JEDBURGH 1841 Occupation reporting area     1841 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Occupation Abstract'.
ROXBURGH COUNTY 1841 Occupation reporting area     1841 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Occupation Abstract'.
ANCRUM Burgh Scottish Burgh/District     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
HAWICK 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'.
HAWICK DoC Scottish Burgh/District     1971 Census of Scotland, Table 25, 'Enumerated households by tenure and household amenities', for 'County, local authority areas'.
JEDBURGH DoC Scottish Burgh/District     1971 Census of Scotland, Table 25, 'Enumerated households by tenure and household amenities', for 'County, local authority areas'.
JEDBURGH 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'.
KELSO 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'.
KELSO DoC Scottish Burgh/District     1971 Census of Scotland, Table 25, 'Enumerated households by tenure and household amenities', for 'County, local authority areas'.
KIRK YETHOLM Burgh Scottish Burgh/District     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
LONGNEWTON Burgh Scottish Burgh/District     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
MAXTON Burgh Scottish Burgh/District     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
MELROSE 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'.
MELROSE DoC Scottish Burgh/District     1971 Census of Scotland, Table 25, 'Enumerated households by tenure and household amenities', for 'County, local authority areas'.
MINTO Burgh Scottish Burgh/District     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
PLENDERLEITH Burgh Scottish Burgh/District     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
ROXBURGH Burgh Scottish Burgh/District   1460 The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
ROXBURGHSHIRE CLandward 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'.
RUTHERFORD Burgh Scottish Burgh/District     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
SMAILHOLM Burgh Scottish Burgh/District     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
TOWN YETHOLM Burgh Scottish Burgh/District     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
HAWICK Scottish Poor Law Combination     Higginbotham, History of the Workhouse
JEDBURGH Scottish Poor Law Combination     Higginbotham, History of the Workhouse
KELSO Scottish Poor Law Combination     Higginbotham, History of the Workhouse
HAWICK Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
ANCRUM 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'.
ASHKIRK Scottish Parish 1845 1891 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
BEDRULE 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'.
BOWDEN 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'.
CASTLETON 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'.
CAVERS 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'.
CRAILING 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'.
ECKFORD 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'.
EDNAM 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'.
GALASHIELS Scottish Parish     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
HAWICK 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'.
HOBKIRK 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'.
HOWNAM 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'.
JEDBURGH 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'.
KELSO 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'.
KIRKTOWN Scottish Parish   1895 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
LILLIESLEAF 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'.
LINTON 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'.
MAKERSTOUN 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'.
MAXTON 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'.
MELROSE 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'.
MINTO 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'.
MOREBATTLE 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'.
OXNAM 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'.
ROBERTON 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'.
ROXBURGH 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'.
SELKIRK Scottish Parish 1845 1891 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
SMAILHOLM 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'.
SOUTHDEAN 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'.
SPROUSTON 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'.
ST BOSWELLS 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'.
STICHILL 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'.
TEVIOTHEAD 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'.
WILTON Scottish Parish   1895 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
YETHOLM 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'.
How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10146010

Date accessed: 21st September 2017