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Population

Population

Densities and rates of growth. Age structure: concentrations of young people, and of the old.
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:
BUCKHAVEN AND METHIL
Unit Type:
Scottish Burgh/District
Status:
Police Burgh (1891 - 1975)
Small Burgh (1930 - 1975)
Date created:
1891
Date abolished:
1975
Unit ID:
10358243
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
BUCKHAVEN METHIL AND INNERLEVEN Official English   15 May 1925 1931 Census of Scotland, Table 15, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary, 1921-1931'.; Act of the UK Parliament (Buckhaven and Methil Burgh Order Confirmation Act, 1925)
BUCKHAVEN AND METHIL Preferred English 15 May 1925 1975 1931 Census of Scotland, Table 15, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary, 1921-1931'.; Act of the UK Parliament (Buckhaven and Methil Burgh Order Confirmation Act, 1925)
S761657 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
FIFE 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 1936 was enlarged by gaining part of FIFE CLandward  
16 May 1951 was enlarged by gaining part of WEMYSS DoC   1961 Census of Scotland, Table 5, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary, 1951-1961', for 'Areas changed'.; United Kingdom Statutory Instrument (Sheriff's Deliverance dated 17th July, 1951)

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, Buckhaven and Methil 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/10358243

Date accessed: 13th December 2017