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.


Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
CRAIL Preferred English     1951 Census of Scotland, Table 1, 'Comparison of population, density per 100 acres, and houses with 1931', for 'Burghs, Districts of Counties and CPs'.
CRAILL Alternate English     1801 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.

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 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'.
CRAIL Burgh Scottish Burgh   1975 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
FIFENESS Burgh Scottish Burgh   1975 The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer

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 DUNINO So much of the parish of Crail (as the said parish is delineated in the Ordnance Survey maps) as lies to the east of the centre of the Limelands Avenue (otherwise known as the Brake and Sorbie Road), and to the north of the march between the estate of Dunino and the estate of Kingsmuir.   H. Shennan, Boundaries of Counties and Parishes in Scotland (Edinburgh: Wm. Green & Sons, 1892), p. 82.
1891 was reduced to enlarge KINGSBARNS So much of the parish of Crail as lies to the east and north of the south-west boundary of the farm of East Newhall and to the north-west of the aforesaid detached part.   H. Shennan, Boundaries of Counties and Parishes in Scotland (Edinburgh: Wm. Green & Sons, 1892), p. 83.
1891 was enlarged by gaining part of KINGSBARNS Part of the parish of Kingsbarns consisting of the farm of Lochton and lying to the south of the north march of the said farm of Lochton, and that portion of the detached part of the parish of Kingsbarns consisting of the farm of Grassmsiton and lying to the west of the east march of the said farm of Grassmiston.   H. Shennan, Boundaries of Counties and Parishes in Scotland (Edinburgh: Wm. Green & Sons, 1892), p. 83.

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, Crail ScoP through time | Census tables with data for the Scottish Parish, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10181513

Date accessed: 27th August 2014