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How many people were at school. The distribution of graduates, and of the unqualified.
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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:
ARBROATH
Unit Type:
Scottish Burgh/District
Status:
Royal Burgh (1599 - 1975)
Police Burgh (1836 - 1975)
Large Burgh (1930 - 1975)
Burgh of Barony (between 1178 and 1182 - 1599)
Date created:
between 1178 and 1182
Date abolished:
1975
Unit ID:
10357792
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

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
ABERBROTHOCK Official English between 1178 and 1182 1975 The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
ARBROATH Preferred English between 1178 and 1182 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'.
S651510 CASWEB identifiers for 1971 Local Govt Districts English    

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   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
15 May 1931 was enlarged by gaining part of ANGUS CLandward  
15 May 1931 was enlarged by gaining part of CARNOUSTIE DoC  
16 May 1949 was enlarged by gaining part of ANGUS CLandward  
16 May 1949 was enlarged by gaining part of CARNOUSTIE DoC  
16 May 1958 was enlarged by gaining part of CARNOUSTIE DoC   1961 Census of Scotland, Table 5, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary, 1951-1961', for 'Areas changed'.; United Kingdom Statutory Instrument (Sheriff's Deliverance dated 20th August, 1958)
16 May 1966 was enlarged by gaining part of CARNOUSTIE DoC Part of Arbroath and St Vigeans C.C.E.D. Area: 18 hectares.   [ERROR: authority is 'SRC' but auth_note value does not appear in SRC_TAB]; United Kingdom Statutory Instrument (Sheriff's Deliverance dated 4th November, 1966)
16 May 1968 was enlarged by gaining part of CARNOUSTIE DoC Part of Carmyllie and Arbirlot C.C.E.D. Area: 20 hectares.   [ERROR: authority is 'SRC' but auth_note value does not appear in SRC_TAB]; United Kingdom Statutory Instrument (Sheriff's Deliverance dated 19th January, 1968)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ARBIRLOT Scottish Parish   1975 The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
ARBROATH Scottish Parish   1975 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
ST VIGEANS Scottish Parish   1975 The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Arbroath Burgh through time | Census tables with data for the Scottish Burgh/District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10357792

Date accessed: 02nd July 2020