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


Numbers of houses. Overcrowding: persons per room. Amenities: central heating, baths and WCs.

Preferred Name:
Unit Type:
Scottish Parish
Date created:
Date abolished:
Unit ID:
1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.


Abolition date uncertain. The Scan gazetteer lists this unit as having absorbed St Vigeans parish in 1919. However, the Census listings for 1911 contain a footnote stating the two parishes were united in 1895 and the entry has been amended accordingly.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
ARBROATH Preferred English     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
ARBROATH OTHERWISE ABERBROTHOCK Alternate English     1831 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
ANGUS Scottish County 1845 1895 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
ARBROATH Scottish Poor Law Combination     Higginbotham, History of the Workhouse
ARBROATH 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
1895 was abolished to create ARBROATH AND ST VIGEANS   Great Britain Historical GIS Project

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

URL: https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10215146

Date accessed: 18th June 2024