Available Themes

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.
Learning & Language

Learning & Language

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

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:
AYR
Unit Type:
Scottish Burgh/District
Status:
Royal Burgh (between 1203 and 1206 - 1975)
Police Burgh (1850 - 1975)
Large Burgh (1930 - 1975)
Date created:
between 1203 and 1206
Date abolished:
1975
Unit ID:
10357913
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'.

Notes:

A settlement and seaport.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
AYR Preferred English between 1203 and 1206 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'.
S671541 CASWEB identifiers for 1971 Local Govt Districts English    

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
AYRSHIRE Scottish County   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
16 May 1935 was enlarged by gaining part of AYRSHIRE CLandward  
16 May 1968 was enlarged by gaining part of AYR DoC Part of Tarbolton West C.C.E.D. Area: 6 hectares.   [ERROR: authority is 'SRC' but auth_note value does not appear in SRC_TAB]; United Kingdom Statutory Instrument (Sheriff's Deliverance dated 1st May, 1968)
16 May 1968 was enlarged by gaining part of DALMELLINGTON DoC Part of Dalrymple C.C.E.D. Area: 40 hectares.   [ERROR: authority is 'SRC' but auth_note value does not appear in SRC_TAB]; United Kingdom Statutory Instrument (Sheriff's Deliverance dated 1st May, 1968)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
AYR Scottish Parish   1975 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
MAYBOLE Scottish Parish   1975 The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Ayr Burgh through time | Census tables with data for the Scottish Burgh/District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10357913

Date accessed: 13th December 2017