Administrative unit

Leith Burgh

Scottish Burgh/District

Available Themes

Population

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.

Preferred Name:
LEITH
Unit Type:
Scottish Burgh/District
Status:
Burgh of Barony (1636 - 1862)
Parliamentary Burgh (after 1833)
Police Burgh (1851 - 1920)
Date created:
1636
Date abolished:
1920
Unit ID:
10360705
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
EDINBURGH ScoCofC Scottish County   1920 The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
MIDLOTHIAN Scottish County     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.

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
EDINBURGH Scottish Parish     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
LEITH Scottish Parish     1901 Census of Scotland, Table 1_1, 'Scotland in Civil Counties and Parishes, the Parishes being in alphabetical order under each County and arranged in two sub-divisions: The number of Families, of Houses Inhabited, Uninhabited, and Building; the number of the total Population and of Persons of each Sex; the number of Persons aged three years and upwards, speaking Gaelic only, and Gaelic and English; the number of Rooms with Windows, for each Parish, on 31st March, 1901; and for comparison, the number of Families, Houses, Males, Females, and both Sexes, and Rooms with Windows in 1891'.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Leith 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/10360705

Date accessed: 16th December 2018