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Political Life

Election results, plus information on turn-out.

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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:
ORKNEY AND ZETLAND
Unit Type:
Constituency
Status:
Parliamentary Constituency (1918 - 1948)
County Constituency (1948 - 1982)
Date created:
1918
Date abolished:
1982
Unit ID:
12750249
Authorities:
Richard H.A. Cheffins, Parliamentary Constituencies and their registers since 1832 (London: The British Library, 1998)

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
ORKNEY AND ZETLAND Preferred English     Richard H.A. Cheffins, Parliamentary Constituencies and their registers since 1832 (London: The British Library, 1998)
ORKNEY AND SHETLAND Alternate English     F.W.S. Craig (ed.), British Parliamentary Election Results 1918-1949 (Glasgow: Political Reference Publications, 1969)
ZETLAND Alternate English     Richard H.A. Cheffins, Parliamentary Constituencies and their registers since 1832 (London: The British Library, 1998)

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
SCOTLAND Dep Country 1918 1982 Richard H.A. Cheffins, Parliamentary Constituencies and their registers since 1832 (London: The British Library, 1998)

Boundary changes

We know of no boundary changes affecting this unit.

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, Orkney and Zetland PCon/CCon through time | Census tables with data for the Constituency, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/12750249

Date accessed: 23rd November 2017