Available Themes



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

Learning & Language

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


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.

Alternative names

We know of no alternate names.

Unit associations

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Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ROSS AND CROMARTY Scottish County 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'.
LEWIS Scottish Poor Law Combination     Higginbotham, History of the Workhouse

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 LOCHS So much of the aforesaid detached part or the parish of Lochs as lies to the east of the following line: A line starting at low-water mark at Geodha Shealaiga and running in a south-easterly direction along the turf dyke which forms the march between the township of Garinin and the farm of Dalmore and Dalbeg, until it reaches Loch Langabhat; thence through the said loch direct to the turf dyke which forms the march between Upper Carloway and Dalmore, and along the last-mentioned dyke to the public road from Carloway to Shawbost; then crossing the said public road and continuing along the last-mentioned march dyke to Amhuinn Theidagul, crossing the said Amhuinn, and along an old tirf fence to where it joins Allt Ghleadhairean, thence direct to the nearest point of Loch Ghleadhairean, and along the centre of the said loch to its southern end, thence direct to the north end of Loch Shanndabhat; thence along the centre of the last-mentioned loch to its southern end, and thence through Loch Mor Connaidh and up Amhuinn O'thagro to Loch Airidh Seibh; thence along the centre of the last-mentioned loch until it meets the burn flowing down Gleann Eiracleit, and up the said burn until it meets the boundary of the parish of Uig.   H. Shennan, Boundaries of Counties and Parishes in Scotland (Edinburgh: Wm. Green & Sons, 1892), p. 11.

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, Barvas ScoP through time | Census tables with data for the Scottish Parish, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10162804

Date accessed: 13th December 2017