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.
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.

Preferred Name:
PAISLEY
Unit Type:
Scottish Burgh/District
Status:
Burgh of Barony (1488 - 1587)
Burgh of Regality (1587 - 1665)
Police Burgh (1806 - 1975)
Large Burgh (1930 - 1975)
Date created:
1488
Date abolished:
1975
Unit ID:
10361436
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
PAISLEY Preferred English 1488 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'.
S881824 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
CENTRAL CLYDESIDE Conurbation    
RENFREWSHIRE 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
11 Nov 1946 was enlarged by gaining part of RENFREWSHIRE CLandward  
16 May 1947 was enlarged by gaining part of RENFREW Burgh  

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ABBEY Scottish Parish     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
NEILSTON Scottish Parish   1975 The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
PAISLEY Scottish Parish     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
RENFREW Scottish Parish   1975 The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Paisley 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/10361436

Date accessed: 17th June 2019