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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:
LANARKSHIRE
Unit Type:
Scottish County
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
1975
Unit ID:
10204859
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
LANARKSHIRE Preferred English     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
LANARK 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 reduced to enlarge DUMFRIES SHIRE The part of Moffat parish previously in Lanark.   H. Shennan, Boundaries of Counties and Parishes in Scotland (Edinburgh: Wm. Green & Sons, 1892), p. 101.
1891 was reduced to enlarge DUMFRIES SHIRE The part of Kirkpatrick-Juxta parish previously in Lanark.   H. Shennan, Boundaries of Counties and Parishes in Scotland (Edinburgh: Wm. Green & Sons, 1892)
1891 was enlarged by gaining part of RENFREWSHIRE The part of the burgh and city of Glasgow previously in Renfrewshire.   H. Shennan, Boundaries of Counties and Parishes in Scotland (Edinburgh: Wm. Green & Sons, 1892), p. 345.
1891 was reduced to enlarge RENFREWSHIRE The part of Carmunnock parish previously in Lanark.   H. Shennan, Boundaries of Counties and Parishes in Scotland (Edinburgh: Wm. Green & Sons, 1892), p. 95.
1891 was reduced to enlarge RENFREWSHIRE The part of Govan parish previously in Lanark.   H. Shennan, Boundaries of Counties and Parishes in Scotland (Edinburgh: Wm. Green & Sons, 1892), p. 345.
15 May 1925 was enlarged by gaining part of DUNBARTONSHIRE   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'.; Authority information missing
16 May 1960 was reduced to enlarge DUNBARTONSHIRE 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 1964 was reduced to enlarge DUNBARTONSHIRE 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 reduced to enlarge DUNBARTONSHIRE 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
GLASGOW/BARONY 1841 Occupation reporting area     1841 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Occupation Abstract'.
GLASGOW/CITY 1841 Occupation reporting area     1841 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Occupation Abstract'.
GLASGOW/GORBALS 1841 Occupation reporting area     1841 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Occupation Abstract'.
HAMILTON 1841 Occupation reporting area     1841 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Occupation Abstract'.
LANARK 1841 Occupation reporting area     1841 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Occupation Abstract'.
LANARK COUNTY 1841 Occupation reporting area     1841 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Occupation Abstract'.
EAST KILBRIDE New Town    
STONEHOUSE New Town    
AIRDRIE 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'.
BARONY Scottish Burgh/District     1861 Census of Scotland, Table [32], 'Detailed Tables of the Occupations combined with Age - Town Districts - Males, Females'.
BIGGAR 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'.
BISHOPBRIGGS Burgh Scottish Burgh/District 1964 1975 The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
BLANTYRE Burgh Scottish Burgh/District     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
BOTHWELL Burgh Scottish Burgh/District     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
CARLUKE Burgh Scottish Burgh/District   1975 The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
CARNWATH Burgh Scottish Burgh/District     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
CARSTAIRS Burgh Scottish Burgh/District     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
CARTLAND Burgh Scottish Burgh/District     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
COATBRIDGE 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'.
CRAWFORD Burgh Scottish Burgh/District   after 1542 The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
CRAWFORDJOHN Burgh Scottish Burgh/District     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
DOUGLAS Burgh Scottish Burgh/District     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
EAST KILBRIDE Burgh Scottish Burgh/District   1975 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
GLASGOW Burgh Scottish Burgh/District   1930 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
GOVAN Burgh Scottish Burgh/District 1864 1912 1911 Census of Scotland, Table 3, 'Population of Civil Parishes since 1801'.
HAMILTON 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'.
LANARK 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'.
LANARKSHIRE 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'.
LEADHILLS Burgh Scottish Burgh/District     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
LESMAHAGOW Burgh Scottish Burgh/District     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
MOTHERWELL Burgh Scottish Burgh/District   1920 1911 Census of Scotland, Table 3, 'Population of Civil Parishes since 1801'.
MOTHERWELL AND WISHAW 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'.
NO 1 DoC Scottish Burgh/District     1971 Census of Scotland, Table 25, 'Enumerated households by tenure and household amenities', for 'County, local authority areas'.
NO 2 DoC Scottish Burgh/District     1971 Census of Scotland, Table 25, 'Enumerated households by tenure and household amenities', for 'County, local authority areas'.
NO 3 DoC Scottish Burgh/District     1971 Census of Scotland, Table 25, 'Enumerated households by tenure and household amenities', for 'County, local authority areas'.
NO 4 DoC Scottish Burgh/District     1971 Census of Scotland, Table 25, 'Enumerated households by tenure and household amenities', for 'County, local authority areas'.
NO 5 DoC Scottish Burgh/District     1961 Census of Scotland, Table 26, 'Characteristics of Households and Dwellings in Local Areas', for 'S, Regional Divisions and sub-divisions, Burghal and Landward Aggregates, Cities, Counties, LB, SB, Districts of County, Con, NT'.
NO 6 DoC Scottish Burgh/District     1971 Census of Scotland, Table 25, 'Enumerated households by tenure and household amenities', for 'County, local authority areas'.
NO 7 DoC Scottish Burgh/District     1971 Census of Scotland, Table 25, 'Enumerated households by tenure and household amenities', for 'County, local authority areas'.
NO 8 DoC Scottish Burgh/District     1971 Census of Scotland, Table 25, 'Enumerated households by tenure and household amenities', for 'County, local authority areas'.
NO 9 DoC Scottish Burgh/District     1971 Census of Scotland, Table 25, 'Enumerated households by tenure and household amenities', for 'County, local authority areas'.
PARTICK Burgh Scottish Burgh/District 1852 1912 1911 Census of Scotland, Table 3, 'Population of Civil Parishes since 1801'.
ROBERTON Burgh Scottish Burgh/District     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
RUTHERGLEN 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'.
STONEHOUSE Burgh Scottish Burgh/District     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
STRATHAVEN Burgh Scottish Burgh/District     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
WISHAW Burgh Scottish Burgh/District   1920 1911 Census of Scotland, Table 3, 'Population of Civil Parishes since 1801'.
GOVAN Scottish Poor Law Combination about 1850   Higginbotham, History of the Workhouse
HAMILTON Scottish Poor Law Combination     Higginbotham, History of the Workhouse
OMOA Scottish Poor Law Combination     Higginbotham, History of the Workhouse
AIRDRIE Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
CAMBUSLANG Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
CARLUKE Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
COATBRIDGE Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
HAMILTON Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
LANARK Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
LARKHALL Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
LESMAHAGOW Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
MOTHERWELL Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
SHOTTS Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
UDDINGSTON Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
WISHAW Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
AVONDALE 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'.
BARONY Scottish Parish 1845 1898 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
BIGGAR 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'.
BLANTYRE 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'.
BOTHWELL 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'.
CADDER 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'.
CAMBUSLANG 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'.
CAMBUSNETHAN 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'.
CARLUKE 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'.
CARMICHAEL 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'.
CARMUNNOCK 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'.
CARNWATH 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'.
CARSTAIRS 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'.
CATHCART Scottish Parish 1845 1930 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
COVINGTON 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'.
CRAWFORD 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'.
CRAWFORDJOHN 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'.
CULTER 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'.
DALSERF 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'.
DALZIEL 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'.
DOLPHINTON 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'.
DOUGLAS 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'.
DUNSYRE 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'.
EAST 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'.
EASTWOOD Scottish Parish 1892 1975 1911 Census of Scotland, Table 1, 'Population of Civil Parishes'.
GLASGOW 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'.
GLASSFORD 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'.
GORBALS Scottish Parish     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
GOVAN Scottish Parish 1845 1975 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
HAMILTON 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'.
KIRKPATRICK JUXTA Scottish Parish 1891 1975 The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
LAMINGTON AND WANDELL 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'.
LANARK 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'.
LESMAHAGOW 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'.
LIBBERTON 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'.
MOFFAT Scottish Parish     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
NEWLANDS Scottish Parish 1845 1975 The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
NEW MONKLAND 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 MONKLAND 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'.
PETTINAIN 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'.
RUTHERGLEN 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'.
SHOTTS 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'.
STONEHOUSE 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'.
SYMINGTON 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'.
WALSTON 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'.
WISTON AND ROBERTON 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, Lanarkshire ScoCnty through time | Census tables with data for the Scottish County, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10204859

Date accessed: 22nd November 2017