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Population

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

Industry

How people made their living: identifying farming communities, pit villages, mill towns and so on.
Social Structure

Social Structure

Social class and socio-economic groups. Concentrations of professionals, and of unskilled labourers.
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Preferred Name:
ORKNEY AND SHETLAND
Unit Type:
Scottish County
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10477232
Authorities:
1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.

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
SCOTLAND Dep Country     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer (12)

Boundary changes

We know of no boundary changes affecting this unit.

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
KIRKWALL 1841 Occupation reporting area     1841 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Occupation Abstract'.
ORKNEY AND SHETLAND COUNTY 1841 Occupation reporting area     1841 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Occupation Abstract'.
KIRKWALL Burgh Scottish Burgh/District     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
ORKNEY AND SHETLAND CLandward Scottish Burgh/District     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
STROMNESS Burgh Scottish Burgh/District     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
BIRSAY Scottish Parish     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
BIRSAY AND HARRAY Scottish Parish     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
BRESSAY Scottish Parish     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
BURNESS Scottish Parish     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
CROSS Scottish Parish     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
DEARNESS Scottish Parish     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
DELTING Scottish Parish     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
DUNROSSNESS Scottish Parish     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
EDAY Scottish Parish     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
EVIE Scottish Parish     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
FETLAR Scottish Parish     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
FIRTH Scottish Parish     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
HARRAY Scottish Parish     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
HOLM Scottish Parish     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
HOY AND GRAEMSAY Scottish Parish     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
KIRKWALL AND ST OLA Scottish Parish     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
LADY Scottish Parish     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
LADYKIRK Scottish Parish     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
LERWICK Scottish Parish     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
NESTING Scottish Parish     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
NORTHMAVEN Scottish Parish     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
NORTH RONALDSHAY Scottish Parish     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
ORPHIR Scottish Parish     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
RENDALL Scottish Parish     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
ROUSAY AND EGILSAY Scottish Parish     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
SANDSTING Scottish Parish     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
SANDWICK Scottish Parish     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
SHAPINSAY Scottish Parish     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
SOUTH RONALDSAY Scottish Parish     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
ST ANDREWS Scottish Parish     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
STENNESS Scottish Parish     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
ST NICHOLAS Scottish Parish     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
ST PETERS Scottish Parish     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
STROMNESS Scottish Parish     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
TINGWALL Scottish Parish     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
UNST Scottish Parish     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
WALLS AND FLOTTA Scottish Parish     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
WALLS AND SANDNESS Scottish Parish     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
WESTRAY Scottish Parish     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
YELL Scottish Parish     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Orkney and Shetland ScoCnty through time | Census tables with data for the Scottish County, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10477232

Date accessed: 21st April 2024