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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:
CASTLE DOUGLAS
Unit Type:
Scottish Burgh/District
Status:
Burgh of Barony (1791 - 1851)
Police Burgh (1846 - 1975)
Small Burgh (1930 - 1975)
Date created:
1791
Date abolished:
1975
Unit ID:
10358437
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
CARLINWARK Official English   1765 The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
CAUSEWAY END Official English   1765 The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
CASTLE DOUGLAS Preferred English 1791 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'.
S801717 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
KIRKCUDBRIGHTSHIRE 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

We know of no boundary changes affecting this unit.

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
KELTON Scottish Parish   1975 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Castle Douglas 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/10358437

Date accessed: 21st July 2019