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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:
NEWPORT ON TAY
Unit Type:
Scottish Burgh/District
Status:
Police Burgh (1887 - 1975)
Small Burgh (1930 - 1975)
Date created:
1887
Date abolished:
1975
Unit ID:
10361333
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 coastal settlement.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
NEWPORT Official English   1-OCT-1955 1961 Census of Scotland, Table 5, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary, 1951-1961', for 'Areas changed'.
NEWPORT ON TAY Preferred English 1-OCT-1955 1975 The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
NEWPORT ON TAY Alternate English     1961 Census of Scotland, Table 5, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary, 1951-1961', for 'Areas changed'.
S761674 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 1952 was enlarged by gaining part of ST ANDREWS DoC   1961 Census of Scotland, Table 5, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary, 1951-1961', for 'Areas changed'.; United Kingdom Statutory Instrument (Sheriff's Deliverance dated 9th August, 1952)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

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

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Newport on Tay 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/10361333

Date accessed: 12th December 2017