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Population

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

How many people were at school. The distribution of graduates, and of the unqualified.
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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:
LOCHCARRON
Unit Type:
Scottish Parish
Date created:
1845
Date abolished:
1975
Unit ID:
10181860
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

We know of no alternate names.

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
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'.

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 APPLECROSS (1) Lochcarron detached No. 1. (2) So much of the parish of Lochcarron as is bounded on the south by a line starting at a point on the boundary between the parishes of Applecross and Lochcarron due west of the most westerly point of Lochan Meall na Caillich and running thence in a generally easterly direction along the watershed between Allt a Chuirn and Allt a Ghuibhais over the summit of Sgorr a Gharaidh to the northmost point of the small loch situated 800 yards or thereby east of the said summit, - on the east by aline drawn due north from the northmost oint of the said small loch to Allt a Ghuibbais, - on the north by the medium filum of the said Allt a Ghuibbais, - and on the west by the parish of Applecross.   H. Shennan, Boundaries of Counties and Parishes in Scotland (Edinburgh: Wm. Green & Sons, 1892), p. 9.
1891 was enlarged by gaining part of APPLECROSS So much of the parish of Applecross as lies to the east of the centre of Loch Kishoren at low-water mark and of a line starting at the head of Loch Kishorn and ruinning in a generally northly direction along the medium filum of the River Kishorn to the point at which it meets the march between the estates of Kishorn and Lochcarron, and to the south of aline running from the last-mentioned point in an easterly direction along the march between said estates until it meets the present boundary between the parishes of Applecross and Lochcarron.   H. Shennan, Boundaries of Counties and Parishes in Scotland (Edinburgh: Wm. Green & Sons, 1892), p. 9.

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10181860

Date accessed: 13th December 2017