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Population

Population

Densities and rates of growth. Age structure: concentrations of young people, and of the old.
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:
PORTSOY
Unit Type:
Scottish Burgh/District
Status:
Burgh of Barony (1550 - 1889)
Police Burgh (1889 - 1975)
Small Burgh (1930 - 1975)
Date created:
1550
Date abolished:
1975
Unit ID:
10361655
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
PORTSOY Preferred English 1550 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'.
S681580 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
BANFFSHIRE 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
16 May 1961 was enlarged by gaining part of CULLEN DoC Part of Fordyce C.C.E.D. Area: 15 hectares.   [ERROR: authority is 'SRC' but auth_note value does not appear in SRC_TAB]; United Kingdom Statutory Instrument (Sheriff's Deliverance dated 15th May, 1961)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
FORDYCE Scottish Parish   1975 The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Portsoy 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/10361655

Date accessed: 18th October 2018