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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.
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.

Preferred Name:
INVERNESS SHIRE
Unit Type:
Scottish County
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
1975
Unit ID:
10170072
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
INVERNESS SHIRE Preferred English     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
INVERNESS 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 Nation   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
1870 was enlarged by gaining part of MORAY The parish of Duthill, which was previously in Moray but became part of Inverness when merged with Rothiemurchus.   Great Britain Historical GIS Project
1891 was enlarged by gaining part of ARGYLL The part of Small Isles parish previously in Argyll, including the islands of Canna, Sanday, Rhum, Muck, and Hyskier.   H. Shennan, Boundaries of Counties and Parishes in Scotland (Edinburgh: Wm. Green & Sons, 1892)
1891 was enlarged by gaining part of ARGYLL The following portion of the parish of Kilmallie situated in the county of Argyll: So much of that parish as lies to the north of a line starting at the head of Loch Sheil, and running in a generally easterly direction up the medium filum of the Callop river, till it meets Allt Dubhaidh, thence up the medium filum of the said Allt Dubhaidh and through Loch an Dubh Torr an Tairbeart to the most easterly point thereof; thence due north-east till it reaches the strean Dubh Lighe (otherwise known as the Druimasallie Burn), thence down the medium filum of the said Dubh Lighe until it reaches Loch Eil; thence along the centre of Annat Point; thence along the centre of the channel at low water to a point half-way between Eilean na Bhealaidh and the point on the mainland due south thereof called Rudha Dearg, thence along the centre of the channel at low water to the point of junction of Loch Eil and Loch Linnhe: - and to the east of a line drawn from the last-mentioned point and running in a southerly direction along the centre of Loch Linnhe at low water until it meets the present boundary between the counties of Argyll and Inverness at a point directly opposite to and west of the point where the River Lochy enters Loch Linnhe.   H. Shennan, Boundaries of Counties and Parishes in Scotland (Edinburgh: Wm. Green & Sons, 1892), p. 14.
1891 was enlarged by gaining part of MORAY The part of Abernethy and Kincardine parish previously in Elgin. Appears to be an incorrect entry.   H. Shennan, Boundaries of Counties and Parishes in Scotland (Edinburgh: Wm. Green & Sons, 1892)
1891 was enlarged by gaining part of NAIRNSHIRE 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 NAIRNSHIRE 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 enlarged by gaining part of NAIRNSHIRE The part of Petty parish previously in Nairn.   H. Shennan, Boundaries of Counties and Parishes in Scotland (Edinburgh: Wm. Green & Sons, 1892)
1891 was reduced to enlarge NAIRNSHIRE 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 enlarged by gaining part of NAIRNSHIRE 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 reduced to enlarge ROSS AND CROMARTY The part of Kilmorack parish previously in Inverness. Area: 466 acres.   H. Shennan, Boundaries of Counties and Parishes in Scotland (Edinburgh: Wm. Green & Sons, 1892), p. 7.
1891 was reduced to enlarge ROSS AND CROMARTY The part of Urray parish previously in Inverness.   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
INVERNESS 1841 Occupation reporting area     1841 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Occupation Abstract'.
INVERNESS COUNTY 1841 Occupation reporting area     1841 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Occupation Abstract'.
BEAULY Burgh Scottish Burgh   1716 The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
DUNACHTON Burgh Scottish Burgh     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
FISHERTON OF PETTY Burgh Scottish Burgh     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
FORT WILLIAM Burgh Scottish Burgh   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'.
INVERNESS Burgh Scottish Burgh   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'.
INVERNESS SHIRE Burgh Scottish Burgh   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'.
KEPPOCH Burgh Scottish Burgh     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
KINGSBURGH Burgh Scottish Burgh     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
KINGUSSIE Burgh Scottish Burgh   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'.
LONG ISLAND Scottish Poor Law Combination     Higginbotham, History of the Workhouse
SKYE Scottish Poor Law Combination     Higginbotham, History of the Workhouse
FORT WILLIAM Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
INVERNESS Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
ABERNETHY AND KINCARDINE 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'.
ALVIE 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'.
ARDERSIER 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'.
ARDNAMURCHAN Scottish Parish 1845 1895 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
ARISAIG AND MOIDART Scottish Parish 1895 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'.
BARRA 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'.
BOLESKINE AND ABERTARFF 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'.
BRACADALE 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 1891 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
CROMDALE INVERALLAN AND ADVIE Scottish Parish 1845 1891 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
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 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'.
DORES 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'.
DUIRINISH 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'.
DUTHIL AND ROTHIEMURCHUS Scottish Parish 1870 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'.
DUTHILL Scottish Parish     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
GLENELG 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'.
HARRIS 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'.
INVERNESS AND BONA 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'.
KILMALLIE 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'.
KILMONIVAIG 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'.
KILMORACK 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'.
KILMUIR 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'.
KILTARLITY AND CONVINTH 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'.
KINGUSSIE AND INSH 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'.
KIRKHILL 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'.
LAGGAN 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'.
MOY AND DALAROSSIE 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'.
NORTH UIST 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 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'.
PORTREE 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'.
ROTHIEMURCHUS Scottish Parish 1845 1870 The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
SLEAT 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'.
SMALL ISLES 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'.
SNIZORT 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'.
SOUTH UIST 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'.
STRATH 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'.
URQUHART AND GLENMORISTON 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'.
URRAY Scottish Parish     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
AIRD DoC Scottish Burgh/District     1971 Census of Scotland, Table 25, 'Enumerated households by tenure and household amenities', for 'County, local authority areas'.
BADENOCH DoC Scottish Burgh/District     1971 Census of Scotland, Table 25, 'Enumerated households by tenure and household amenities', for 'County, local authority areas'.
BARRA DoC Scottish Burgh/District     1971 Census of Scotland, Table 25, 'Enumerated households by tenure and household amenities', for 'County, local authority areas'.
HARRIS DoC Scottish Burgh/District     1971 Census of Scotland, Table 25, 'Enumerated households by tenure and household amenities', for 'County, local authority areas'.
INVERNESS DoC Scottish Burgh/District     1971 Census of Scotland, Table 25, 'Enumerated households by tenure and household amenities', for 'County, local authority areas'.
LOCHABER DoC Scottish Burgh/District     1971 Census of Scotland, Table 25, 'Enumerated households by tenure and household amenities', for 'County, local authority areas'.
NORTH UIST DoC Scottish Burgh/District     1971 Census of Scotland, Table 25, 'Enumerated households by tenure and household amenities', for 'County, local authority areas'.
SKYE DoC Scottish Burgh/District     1971 Census of Scotland, Table 25, 'Enumerated households by tenure and household amenities', for 'County, local authority areas'.
SOUTH UIST DoC Scottish Burgh/District     1971 Census of Scotland, Table 25, 'Enumerated households by tenure and household amenities', for 'County, local authority areas'.
How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10170072

Date accessed: 23rd July 2014