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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:
FRASERBURGH
Unit Type:
Scottish Burgh/District
Status:
Burgh of Barony (1546 - 1601)
Burgh of Regality (1601 - 1840)
Police Burgh (1840 - 1975)
Small Burgh (1930 - 1975)
Date created:
1546
Date abolished:
1975
Unit ID:
10359624
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
FAITHLIE Official English   1601 The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
FRASERBURGH Preferred English 1546 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'.
S641492 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
ABERDEENSHIRE 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
22 Jun 1921 was enlarged by gaining part of ABERDEENSHIRE CLandward   1931 Census of Scotland, Table 15, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary, 1921-1931'.; Authority information missing
24 Mar 1947 was enlarged by gaining part of ABERDEENSHIRE CLandward  
24 Mar 1947 was enlarged by gaining part of DEER DoC  
16 May 1962 was enlarged by gaining part of DEER DoC Part of Rathen and Fraserburgh C.C.E.D. Area: 61 hectares.   [ERROR: authority is 'SRC' but auth_note value does not appear in SRC_TAB]; United Kingdom Statutory Instrument (Sheriff's Deliverance dated 20th March 1962)
16 May 1970 was enlarged by gaining part of DEER DoC Part of Rathen and Fraserburgh C.C.E.D. Area: 62 hectares.   [ERROR: authority is 'SRC' but auth_note value does not appear in SRC_TAB]; United Kingdom Statutory Instrument (Sheriff's Deliverance dated 15th December, 1969)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

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

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Fraserburgh 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/10359624

Date accessed: 18th November 2018