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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:
SELKIRKSHIRE
Unit Type:
Scottish County
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
1975
Unit ID:
10210884
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
SELKIRKSHIRE Preferred English     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
SELKIRK 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 PEEBLES SHIRE The Megget portion of Lyne and Megget parish.   H. Shennan, Boundaries of Counties and Parishes in Scotland (Edinburgh: Wm. Green & Sons, 1892), p. 117.
1891 was reduced to enlarge PEEBLES SHIRE The part of Innerleithen parish previously in Selkirk.   H. Shennan, Boundaries of Counties and Parishes in Scotland (Edinburgh: Wm. Green & Sons, 1892)
1891 was reduced to enlarge PEEBLES SHIRE The part of Peebles parish previously in Selkirk.   H. Shennan, Boundaries of Counties and Parishes in Scotland (Edinburgh: Wm. Green & Sons, 1892)
1891 was reduced to enlarge PEEBLES SHIRE The part of Yarrow parish previously in Selkirk.   H. Shennan, Boundaries of Counties and Parishes in Scotland (Edinburgh: Wm. Green & Sons, 1892), p. 118.
1891 was enlarged by gaining part of ROXBURGHSHIRE 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 ROXBURGHSHIRE 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 enlarged by gaining part of ROXBURGHSHIRE 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 ROXBURGHSHIRE 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 enlarged by gaining part of ROXBURGHSHIRE 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
SELKIRK 1841 Occupation reporting area     1841 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Occupation Abstract'.
SELKIRK COUNTY 1841 Occupation reporting area     1841 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Occupation Abstract'.
GALASHIELS 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'.
NORTH DoC Scottish Burgh/District     1971 Census of Scotland, Table 25, 'Enumerated households by tenure and household amenities', for 'County, local authority areas'.
SELKIRK 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'.
SELKIRKSHIRE 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'.
SOUTH DoC Scottish Burgh/District     1971 Census of Scotland, Table 25, 'Enumerated households by tenure and household amenities', for 'County, local authority areas'.
GALASHIELS Scottish Poor Law Combination     Higginbotham, History of the Workhouse
GALASHIELS Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
SELKIRK Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
ASHKIRK 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'.
CADDONFOOT Scottish Parish 1898 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'.
ETTRICK 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 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'.
INNERLEITHEN Scottish Parish 1845 1891 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
KIRKHOPE 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'.
PEEBLES Scottish Parish 1845 1891 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
ROBERTON Scottish Parish 1845 1891 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
SELKIRK 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'.
STOW Scottish Parish 1845 1898 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
YARROW 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, Selkirkshire ScoCnty through time | Census tables with data for the Scottish County, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10210884

Date accessed: 22nd November 2017