Available Themes



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.


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
ABERDEENSHIRE 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'.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
28 May 1940 was abolished to enlarge ABERDEEN  
10 May 1949 was reduced to enlarge DYCE  
10 May 1949 was enlarged by gaining part of DYCE  
10 May 1949 was reduced to enlarge KINELLAR  
10 May 1949 was enlarged by gaining part of PETERCULTER  
28 May 1952 was reduced to enlarge ABERDEEN   1961 Census of Scotland, Table 5, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary, 1951-1961', for 'Areas changed'.; Act of the UK Parliament (Aberdeen Extension Order Confirmation Act, 1952, read in conjunction with Section 10 of Aberdeen Corporation (Administration, Finance, etc.) Order Corporation Act, 1940)
28 May 1970 was reduced to enlarge ABERDEEN Part of Newhills|Cp Area: 119 hectares.   [ERROR: authority is 'SRC' but auth_note value does not appear in SRC_TAB]; Act of the UK Parliament (Aberdeen City Extension Order Confirmation Act 1970)

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10125625

Date accessed: 07th July 2020