Administrative unit

Crail Burgh

Scottish Burgh/District

Available Themes

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:
CRAIL
Unit Type:
Scottish Burgh/District
Status:
Unknown Status (by 1171 - 1178)
Royal Burgh (between 1314 and 1329 - 1975)
Small Burgh (1930 - 1975)
Date created:
by 1171
Date abolished:
1975
Unit ID:
10358656
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
CRAIL Preferred English by 1171 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'.
S761660 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 1951 was enlarged by gaining part of ANSTRUTHER DoC   1961 Census of Scotland, Table 5, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary, 1951-1961', for 'Areas changed'.; United Kingdom Statutory Instrument (Sheriff's Deliverance dated 4th May, 1951)
16 May 1967 was enlarged by gaining part of ST ANDREWS DoC Part of Carnbee C.C.E.D. Area: 9 hectares.   [ERROR: authority is 'SRC' but auth_note value does not appear in SRC_TAB]; United Kingdom Statutory Instrument (Sheriff's Deliverance dated 11th May, 1967)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
CRAIL Scottish Parish   1975 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Crail 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/10358656

Date accessed: 07th December 2019