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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.
Social Structure

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?
Housing

Housing

Numbers of houses. Overcrowding: persons per room. Amenities: central heating, baths and WCs.

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Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
ARGYLL Preferred 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'.
ARGYLE Alternate English     1801 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
ARGYLLSHIRE Alternate English     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.

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 reduced to enlarge INVERNESS SHIRE The following portion of the parish of Kilmallie situated in the county of Argyll: So much of that parish as lies to the north of a line starting at the head of Loch Sheil, and running in a generally easterly direction up the medium filum of the Callop river, till it meets Allt Dubhaidh, thence up the medium filum of the said Allt Dubhaidh and through Loch an Dubh Torr an Tairbeart to the most easterly point thereof; thence due north-east till it reaches the strean Dubh Lighe (otherwise known as the Druimasallie Burn), thence down the medium filum of the said Dubh Lighe until it reaches Loch Eil; thence along the centre of Annat Point; thence along the centre of the channel at low water to a point half-way between Eilean na Bhealaidh and the point on the mainland due south thereof called Rudha Dearg, thence along the centre of the channel at low water to the point of junction of Loch Eil and Loch Linnhe: - and to the east of a line drawn from the last-mentioned point and running in a southerly direction along the centre of Loch Linnhe at low water until it meets the present boundary between the counties of Argyll and Inverness at a point directly opposite to and west of the point where the River Lochy enters Loch Linnhe.   H. Shennan, Boundaries of Counties and Parishes in Scotland (Edinburgh: Wm. Green & Sons, 1892), p. 14.
1891 was reduced to enlarge INVERNESS SHIRE The part of Small Isles parish previously in Argyll, including the islands of Canna, Sanday, Rhum, Muck, and Hyskier.   H. Shennan, Boundaries of Counties and Parishes in Scotland (Edinburgh: Wm. Green & Sons, 1892)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ARGYLL COUNTY 1841 Occupation reporting area     1841 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Occupation Abstract'.
CAMPBELTOWN 1841 Occupation reporting area     1841 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Occupation Abstract'.
ARDNAMURCHAN 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'.
ARGYLL 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'.
CAMPBELTOWN 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'.
COLL DoC Scottish Burgh/District   3-NOV-1932
COWAL DoC Scottish Burgh/District     1971 Census of Scotland, Table 25, 'Enumerated households by tenure and household amenities', for 'County, local authority areas'.
DUNOON 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'.
INVERARAY 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'.
ISLAY DoC Scottish Burgh/District     1971 Census of Scotland, Table 25, 'Enumerated households by tenure and household amenities', for 'County, local authority areas'.
JURA AND COLONSAY DoC Scottish Burgh/District     1971 Census of Scotland, Table 25, 'Enumerated households by tenure and household amenities', for 'County, local authority areas'.
KILMUN Burgh Scottish Burgh/District     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
KINTYRE DoC Scottish Burgh/District     1971 Census of Scotland, Table 25, 'Enumerated households by tenure and household amenities', for 'County, local authority areas'.
LAGGAN Burgh Scottish Burgh/District     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
LOCHGILPHEAD 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'.
MELFORT Burgh Scottish Burgh/District     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
MID ARGYLL DoC Scottish Burgh/District     1971 Census of Scotland, Table 25, 'Enumerated households by tenure and household amenities', for 'County, local authority areas'.
MULL DoC Scottish Burgh/District     1971 Census of Scotland, Table 25, 'Enumerated households by tenure and household amenities', for 'County, local authority areas'.
NORTH LORN DoC Scottish Burgh/District     1971 Census of Scotland, Table 25, 'Enumerated households by tenure and household amenities', for 'County, local authority areas'.
OBAN 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'.
SOUTH LORN DoC Scottish Burgh/District     1971 Census of Scotland, Table 25, 'Enumerated households by tenure and household amenities', for 'County, local authority areas'.
TARBERT Burgh Scottish Burgh/District     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
TIREE AND COLL DoC Scottish Burgh/District 3-NOV-1932   1971 Census of Scotland, Table 25, 'Enumerated households by tenure and household amenities', for 'County, local authority areas'.
TOBERMORY 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'.
TYREE DoC Scottish Burgh/District   3-NOV-1932
ISLAY Scottish Poor Law Combination     Higginbotham, History of the Workhouse
LOCHGILPHEAD Scottish Poor Law Combination     Higginbotham, History of the Workhouse
LORN Scottish Poor Law Combination     Higginbotham, History of the Workhouse
MULL Scottish Poor Law Combination     Higginbotham, History of the Workhouse
DUNOON Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
OBAN Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
ARDCHATTAN Scottish Parish 1845 by 1871 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
ARDCHATTAN AND MUCKAIRN Scottish Parish by 1871 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'.
ARDGOUR Scottish Parish 1895 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'.
ARDNAMURCHAN 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'.
CAMPBELTOWN 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'.
COLL Scottish Parish 1866 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'.
COLONSAY AND ORONSAY Scottish Parish 1861 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'.
CRAIGNISH 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'.
DALAVICH Scottish Parish     1801 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
DUNOON AND KILMUN 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'.
GIGHA AND CARA 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'.
GLASSARY 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'.
GLENORCHY Scottish Parish     1801 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
GLENORCHY AND INNISHAIL 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'.
INISHAIL Scottish Parish     1801 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
INVERARAY 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'.
INVERCHAOLAIN 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'.
JURA 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'.
KILBERRY Scottish Parish     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
KILBRANDON AND KILCHATTAN 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'.
KILCALMONELL 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'.
KILCHOMAN 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'.
KILCHRENAN AND DALAVICH 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'.
KILCOLMONELL AND KILBERRY Scottish Parish by 1871   1871 Census of Scotland, Table 1, 'Scotland in Civil Counties and Parishes, showing the Acreage, 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 Children from 5 to 13 years of age in the receipt of Education; the number of Rooms with Windows; the number of Persons temporarily absent or present in each Parish or subdivision thereof on the 3d April 1871. For comparison's sake, there is added the number of Families, Persons of each Sex, Houses, and Rooms, with Windows in 1861'.
KILDALTON 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'.
KILFINAN 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'.
KILFINICHEN AND KILVICKEON 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'.
KILLAROW AND KILMENY 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'.
KILLEAN AND KILCHENZIE 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'.
KILMALLIE Scottish Parish 1845 1895 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
KILMARTIN 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'.
KILMENY Scottish Parish     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
KILMODAN 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'.
KILMORE AND KILBRIDE 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'.
KILMORICH Scottish Parish     1801 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
KILNINIAN AND KILMORE 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'.
KILNINVER AND KILMELFORT 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'.
LISMORE AND APPIN 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'.
LOCHGOILHEAD Scottish Parish     1801 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
LOCHGOILHEAD AND KILMORICH 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'.
MORVERN 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'.
MUCKAIRN Scottish Parish 1845 by 1871 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
NORTH KNAPDALE 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'.
SADDALE Scottish Parish     1801 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
SADDELL AND SKIPNESS 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'.
SKIPNESS Scottish Parish     1801 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
SMALL ISLES Scottish Parish 1845 1891 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
SOUTHEND 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'.
SOUTH KNAPDALE 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'.
STRACHUR Scottish Parish 1900 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'.
STRACHUR AND STRALACHLAN Scottish Parish 1845 1900 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
STRALACHLAN Scottish Parish 1900 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'.
TIREE 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'.
TOROSAY 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, Argyll ScoCnty through time | Census tables with data for the Scottish County, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10190654

Date accessed: 20th September 2017