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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.

Preferred Name:
DUNFERMLINE
Unit Type:
Scottish Parish
Date created:
1845
Date abolished:
1975
Unit ID:
10188507
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

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'.
DUNFERMLINE Burgh Scottish Burgh 1891 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 INVERKEITHING Detached part   H. Shennan, Boundaries of Counties and Parishes in Scotland (Edinburgh: Wm. Green & Sons, 1892), p. 77.
1891 was enlarged by gaining part of INVERKEITHING The aforesaid detached part of the parish of Inverkeithing, and so much of the parish of Inverkeithing as lies to the west of the east march of the farm of Brucehaven (otherwise called Claysikes).   H. Shennan, Boundaries of Counties and Parishes in Scotland (Edinburgh: Wm. Green & Sons, 1892), p. 77.

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10188507

Date accessed: 31st October 2014