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Preferred Name:
PITTENWEEM
Unit Type:
Scottish Parish
Date created:
1845
Date abolished:
1975
Unit ID:
10017129
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

We know of no alternate names.

Unit associations

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Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
FIFE Scottish County 1845 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'.
PITTENWEEM Burgh Scottish Burgh   1975 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
1891 was reduced to enlarge ANSTRUTHER WESTER (1) Two detached parts. (2) So much of the parish of Pittenweem to the east and north of a line starting from the present boundary between the said parishes at the point on the Parliamentary boundary between the burghs of Anstruther Wester and Pittenweem where the road from Pittenweem to Easter Grangemuir crosses the Dreel Burn, and running along the said parliamentary boundary in a southerly direction to the centre of the turnpike road from Pittenweem to Anstruther, there leaving the said parliamentary boundary and striking eastwards along the centre of the said turnpike road to a point directly opposite the centre of the Chain Road, and thence running in a southerly direction down the centre of the said Chain Road until the sea is reached.   H. Shennan, Boundaries of Counties and Parishes in Scotland (Edinburgh: Wm. Green & Sons, 1892), p. 80.
1891 was enlarged by gaining part of ANSTRUTHER WESTER (1) Detached part. (2) So much of the parish of Anstruther Wester as lies to the west and south of a line starting from the present boundary between the said parishes at the point on the Parliamentary boundary between the burghs of Anstruther Wester and Pittenweem where the road from Pittenweem to Easter Grangemuir crosses the Dreel Burn, and running along the said parliamentary boundary in a southerly direction to the centre of the turnpike road from Pittenweem to Anstruther, there leaving the said parliamentary boundary and striking eastwards along the centre of the said turnpike road to a point directly opposite the centre of the Chain Road, and thence running in a southerly direction down the centre of the said Chain Road until the sea is reached.   H. Shennan, Boundaries of Counties and Parishes in Scotland (Edinburgh: Wm. Green & Sons, 1892), p. 80.

Lower level units

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How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Pittenweem ScoP through time | Census tables with data for the Scottish Parish, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10017129

Date accessed: 21st October 2014