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:
MARKINCH
Unit Type:
Scottish Burgh/District
Status:
Burgh of Barony (1673 - not sustained)
Police Burgh (1891 - 1975)
Small Burgh (1930 - 1975)
Date created:
1673
Date abolished:
1975
Unit ID:
10360924
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.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
MARKINCH Preferred English 1673 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'.
S761672 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
15 May 1930 was enlarged by gaining part of FIFE CLandward   1931 Census of Scotland, Table 15, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary, 1921-1931'.; United Kingdom Statutory Instrument (Sheriff's Interlocutor dated 10th March 1930)
20 May 1946 was enlarged by gaining part of FIFE CLandward  

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
MARKINCH Scottish Parish   1975 The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Markinch 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/10360924

Date accessed: 12th December 2017