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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.

Preferred Name:
EDINBURGH
Unit Type:
Scottish Parish
Date created:
1845
Date abolished:
1975
Unit ID:
10105250
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
EDINBURGH ScoCofC Scottish County     1951 Census of Scotland, Table 1, 'Comparison of population, density per 100 acres, and houses with 1931', for 'Burghs, Districts of Counties and CPs'.
MIDLOTHIAN Scottish County 1845 1975 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
CITADEL OF LEITH Burgh Scottish Burgh/District 1661   The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
EDINBURGH Burgh Scottish Burgh/District     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
LEITH Burgh Scottish Burgh/District     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
1902 was enlarged by the abolition of DUDDINGSTON   1931 Census of Scotland, Table 3, 'Population of Civil Parishes since 1801'.
1920 was enlarged by the abolition of COLINTON   1931 Census of Scotland, Table 3, 'Population of Civil Parishes since 1801'.; Act of the UK Parliament (Edinburgh Boundaries Extension and Tramways Act, 1920)
1920 was enlarged by the abolition of CORSTORPHINE   1931 Census of Scotland, Table 3, 'Population of Civil Parishes since 1801'.; Act of the UK Parliament (Edinburgh Boundaries Extension and Tramways Act, 1920)
1920 was enlarged by the abolition of CRAMOND   1931 Census of Scotland, Table 3, 'Population of Civil Parishes since 1801'.; Act of the UK Parliament (Edinburgh Boundaries Extension and Tramways Act, 1920)
1920 was enlarged by gaining part of INVERESK   1931 Census of Scotland, Table 3, 'Population of Civil Parishes since 1801'.; Act of the UK Parliament (Edinburgh Boundaries Extension and Tramways Act, 1920)
1920 was enlarged by the abolition of LEITH   1931 Census of Scotland, Table 3, 'Population of Civil Parishes since 1801'.; Act of the UK Parliament (Edinburgh Boundaries Extension and Tramways Act, 1920)
1920 was enlarged by the abolition of LIBERTON   1931 Census of Scotland, Table 3, 'Population of Civil Parishes since 1801'.; Act of the UK Parliament (Edinburgh Boundaries Extension and Tramways Act, 1920)
16 May 1954 was enlarged by gaining part of CURRIE   1961 Census of Scotland, Table 5, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary, 1951-1961', for 'Areas changed'.; Act of the UK Parliament (Edinburgh corporation Order Confirmation Act 1954)
16 May 1954 was enlarged by gaining part of NEWTON   1961 Census of Scotland, Table 5, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary, 1951-1961', for 'Areas changed'.; Act of the UK Parliament (Edinburgh corporation Order Confirmation Act 1954)

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10105250

Date accessed: 10th July 2020