Available Themes

Population

Population

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.
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.


Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
GOVAN Preferred English     1951 Census of Scotland, Table 1, 'Comparison of population, density per 100 acres, and houses with 1931', for 'Burghs, Districts of Counties and CPs'.
GOVAN COMBINATION Alternate English     1911 Census of Scotland, Table 1, 'Population of Civil Parishes'.

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
GLASGOW ScoCofC Scottish County     1951 Census of Scotland, Table 1, 'Comparison of population, density per 100 acres, and houses with 1931', for 'Burghs, Districts of Counties and CPs'.
LANARKSHIRE Scottish County 1845 1975 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
RENFREWSHIRE 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'.
GOVAN Scottish Poor Law Combination     Higginbotham, History of the Workhouse
RENFREW Burgh Scottish Burgh/District 1892 1975 The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
10 Jul 1935 was reduced to enlarge RENFREW Burgh  

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10031734

Date accessed: 21st July 2019