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Population

Population

Densities and rates of growth. Age structure: concentrations of young people, and of the old.
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:
FORT WILLIAM
Unit Type:
Scottish Burgh/District
Status:
Burgh of Barony (1618 - 1874)
Small Burgh (1930 - 1975)
Police Burgh (1874 - 1975)
Date created:
1618
Date abolished:
1975
Unit ID:
10359594
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
GORDONSBURGH Official English   reign of William and Mary The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
MARYBURGH Official English   start of the nineteenth century The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
FORT WILLIAM Preferred English 1618 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'.
S771695 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
INVERNESS SHIRE 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 Jun 1935 was enlarged by gaining part of INVERNESS SHIRE CLandward  
15 Jun 1935 was enlarged by gaining part of LOCHABER DoC  
24 Apr 1947 was enlarged by gaining part of INVERNESS SHIRE CLandward  
24 Apr 1947 was enlarged by gaining part of LOCHABER DoC  
16 May 1963 was enlarged by gaining part of LOCHABER DoC Part of Kilmallie South and Kilmonivaig South C.C.E.D. Area: 59 hectares.   [ERROR: authority is 'SRC' but auth_note value does not appear in SRC_TAB]; United Kingdom Statutory Instrument (Sheriff's Deliverance dated 11th April, 1963)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
KILMALLIE Scottish Parish   1975 The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
KILMONIVAIG Scottish Parish   1975 The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Fort William 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/10359594

Date accessed: 15th July 2020