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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.
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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:
DUMBARTON
Unit Type:
Scottish Burgh/District
Status:
Royal Burgh (1222 - 1975)
Police Burgh (1833 - 1975)
Large Burgh (1930 - 1975)
Date created:
1222
Date abolished:
1975
Unit ID:
10359089
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
DUMBARTON Preferred English 1222 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'.
S741629 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
DUNBARTONSHIRE 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 1940 was enlarged by gaining part of DUNBARTONSHIRE CLandward  
16 May 1955 was enlarged by gaining part of OLD KILPATRICK DoC   1961 Census of Scotland, Table 5, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary, 1951-1961', for 'Areas changed'.; United Kingdom Statutory Instrument (Sheriff's Deliverance dated 13th August, 1954)
16 May 1968 was enlarged by gaining part of HELENSBURGH DoC Part of Cardross 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 22nd November, 1967)
16 May 1968 was enlarged by gaining part of OLD KILPATRICK DoC Part of Dunbarton C.C.E.D. Area: 69 hectares.   [ERROR: authority is 'SRC' but auth_note value does not appear in SRC_TAB]; United Kingdom Statutory Instrument (Sheriff's Deliverance dated 22nd November, 1967)
16 May 1968 was enlarged by gaining part of VALE OF LEVEN DoC Part of Renton East and Renton West C.C.E.D. Area: 43 hectares.   [ERROR: authority is 'SRC' but auth_note value does not appear in SRC_TAB]; United Kingdom Statutory Instrument (Sheriff's Deliverance dated 22nd November, 1967)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

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

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Dumbarton 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/10359089

Date accessed: 14th November 2018