Available Themes

Population

Population

Densities and rates of growth. Age structure: concentrations of young people, and of the old.
Learning & Language

Learning & Language

How many people were at school. The distribution of graduates, and of the unqualified.
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.


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
MIDLOTHIAN 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'.
INVERESK Scottish Poor Law Combination     Higginbotham, History of the Workhouse
MUSSELBURGH Burgh Scottish Burgh/District   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
1920 was reduced to enlarge EDINBURGH   1931 Census of Scotland, Table 3, 'Population of Civil Parishes since 1801'.; Act of the UK Parliament (Edinburgh Boundaries Extension and Tramways Act, 1920)

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10089724

Date accessed: 29th September 2020