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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:
GLASGOW
Unit Type:
Scottish Burgh/District
Status:
Unknown Status (between 1175 and 1178 - 1587)
Burgh of Regality (1587 - 1611)
Royal Burgh (1611 - 1975)
Police Burgh (1800 - 1975)
Date created:
between 1175 and 1178
Date abolished:
1975
Unit ID:
10359752
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
GLASGOW ScoCofC Scottish County 1893 1975 The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
LANARKSHIRE Scottish County   1930 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
RENFREWSHIRE Scottish County 1909 1930 1911 Census of Scotland, Table 3, 'Population of Civil Parishes since 1801'.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
15 May 1926 was enlarged by gaining part of DUNBARTONSHIRE CLandward   1931 Census of Scotland, Table 15, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary, 1921-1931'.; The areas annexed from the Counties of Dumbarton and Renfrew were by the same Act transferred to the county of Lanark.
15 May 1926 was enlarged by gaining part of LANARKSHIRE CLandward   1931 Census of Scotland, Table 15, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary, 1921-1931'.; Authority information missing
15 May 1926 was enlarged by gaining part of RENFREWSHIRE CLandward   1931 Census of Scotland, Table 15, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary, 1921-1931'.; The areas annexed from the Counties of Dumbarton and Renfrew were by the same Act transferred to the county of Lanark.

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
GLASGOW Scottish Parish     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Glasgow 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/10359752

Date accessed: 17th October 2019