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Population

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Industry

Industry

How people made their living: identifying farming communities, pit villages, mill towns and so on.
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Social Structure

Social class and socio-economic groups. Concentrations of professionals, and of unskilled labourers.
Learning & Language

Learning & Language

How many people were at school. The distribution of graduates, and of the unqualified.
Agriculture & Land Use

Agriculture & Land Use

How we use the land; crops and farm animals.
Work & Poverty

Work & Poverty

Unemployment rates and poor relief. What proportions of men and of women did paid work?
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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:
DUNBARTONSHIRE
Unit Type:
Scottish County
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
1975
Unit ID:
10058636
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
DUNBARTONSHIRE Preferred English     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
DUMBARTON Alternate English     1911 Census of Scotland, Table 1, 'Scotland and the Counties in 1911and 1901 - with Amount and Rate of Intercensal Change'.
DUMBARTONSHIRE Alternate English     1911 Census of Scotland, Table 1, 'Scotland and the Counties in 1911and 1901 - with Amount and Rate of Intercensal Change'.
DUNBARTON Alternate 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'.

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
SCOTLAND Dep Country   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
1891 was enlarged by gaining part of STIRLINGSHIRE The part of New Kilpatrick parish previously in Dumbarton.   H. Shennan, Boundaries of Counties and Parishes in Scotland (Edinburgh: Wm. Green & Sons, 1892)
15 May 1925 was reduced to enlarge LANARKSHIRE   1931 Census of Scotland, Table 15, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary, 1921-1931'.; Other aspects of this change are recorded elsewhere, as it involved a transfer to a City
15 May 1926 was reduced to enlarge GLASGOW ScoCofC   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.
16 May 1960 was enlarged by gaining part of LANARKSHIRE an uninhabited portion   1961 Census of Scotland, Table 5, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary, 1951-1961', for 'Areas changed'.; United Kingdom Statutory Instrument (Sheriff's Deliverance dated 26th April, 1960 and Section 130 (2) of the Local Government (Scotland) Act, 1947)
16 May 1963 was enlarged by gaining part of STIRLINGSHIRE Part of Western No 3|Dc Area: 1 hectares.   [ERROR: authority is 'SRC' but auth_note value does not appear in SRC_TAB]; United Kingdom Statutory Instrument (Sheriff's Deliverance dated 5th March, 1963)
16 May 1964 was enlarged by gaining part of LANARKSHIRE Part of No 9|Dc Area: 13 hectares.   [ERROR: authority is 'SRC' but auth_note value does not appear in SRC_TAB]; United Kingdom Statutory Instrument (Sheriff's Deliverance dated 18th November, 1963)
16 May 1968 was enlarged by gaining part of LANARKSHIRE Part of No 9|Dc Area: 71 hectares.   [ERROR: authority is 'SRC' but auth_note value does not appear in SRC_TAB]; United Kingdom Statutory Instrument (Sheriff's Deliverance dated 29th January, 1968)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
DUMBARTON 1841 Occupation reporting area     1841 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Occupation Abstract'.
DUMBARTON COUNTY 1841 Occupation reporting area     1841 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Occupation Abstract'.
CUMBERNAULD New Town    
BEARSDEN Burgh Scottish Burgh/District   1975 The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
CLYDEBANK Burgh Scottish Burgh/District     1951 Census of Scotland, Table 1, 'Comparison of population, density per 100 acres, and houses with 1931', for 'Burghs, Districts of Counties and CPs'.
COULPORT Burgh Scottish Burgh/District     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
COVE AND KILCREGGAN Burgh Scottish Burgh/District   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'.
CUMBERNAULD DoC Scottish Burgh/District     1961 Census of Scotland, Table 23, 'Private Households by availability of certain Household Arrangements', for 'County, LB, SB, Districts of County, NT'.
CUMBERNAULD Burgh Scottish Burgh/District   1975 The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
DUMBARTON Burgh Scottish Burgh/District   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'.
DUNBARTONSHIRE CLandward Scottish Burgh/District   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'.
HELENSBURGH Burgh Scottish Burgh/District   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'.
HELENSBURGH DoC Scottish Burgh/District     1971 Census of Scotland, Table 25, 'Enumerated households by tenure and household amenities', for 'County, local authority areas'.
KILPATRICK Burgh Scottish Burgh/District     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
KIRKINTILLOCH Burgh Scottish Burgh/District   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'.
KIRKINTILLOCH DoC Scottish Burgh/District     1961 Census of Scotland, Table 23, 'Private Households by availability of certain Household Arrangements', for 'County, LB, SB, Districts of County, NT'.
KIRKINTILLOCH AND CUMBERNAULD DoC Scottish Burgh/District     1971 Census of Scotland, Table 25, 'Enumerated households by tenure and household amenities', for 'County, local authority areas'.
LUSS Burgh Scottish Burgh/District     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
MILNGAVIE Burgh Scottish Burgh/District   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'.
NEW KILPATRICK DoC Scottish Burgh/District     1931 Census of Scotland, Table 1, 'Population of Burghs, Districts of Counties, and Civil Parishes'.
OLD KILPATRICK DoC Scottish Burgh/District     1971 Census of Scotland, Table 25, 'Enumerated households by tenure and household amenities', for 'County, local authority areas'.
VALE OF LEVEN DoC Scottish Burgh/District     1971 Census of Scotland, Table 25, 'Enumerated households by tenure and household amenities', for 'County, local authority areas'.
DUMBARTON Scottish Poor Law Combination     Higginbotham, History of the Workhouse
ALEXANDRIA Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
CLYDEBANK Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
DUMBARTON Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
HELENSBURGH Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
KIRKINTILLOCH Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
ARROCHAR Scottish Parish 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'.
BONHILL Scottish Parish 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'.
CARDROSS Scottish Parish 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'.
CUMBERNAULD Scottish Parish 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'.
DUMBARTON Scottish Parish 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'.
KILMARONOCK Scottish Parish 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'.
KIRKINTILLOCH Scottish Parish 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'.
LUSS Scottish Parish 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'.
NEW KILPATRICK Scottish Parish 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'.
OLD KILPATRICK Scottish Parish 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'.
RHU Scottish Parish 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'.
ROSNEATH Scottish Parish 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'.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Dunbartonshire ScoCnty through time | Census tables with data for the Scottish County, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10058636

Date accessed: 18th November 2017