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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:
LANGHOLM
Unit Type:
Scottish Burgh/District
Status:
Burgh of Barony (1621 - 1851)
Burgh of Regality (1687 - 1845)
Police Burgh (1845 - 1975)
Small Burgh (1930 - 1975)
Date created:
1621
Date abolished:
1975
Unit ID:
10360626
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'.

Notes:

The SCAN gazetteer lists Langholm as a Burgh of Barony only until 1687, and thereafter as a Burgh of Regality, but the 1851 census lists it as a Burgh of Barony.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
LANGHOLM Preferred English 1621 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 LANGHOLM Alternate English     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
S731615 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
DUMFRIES SHIRE 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
20 Feb 1947 was enlarged by gaining part of DUMFRIES SHIRE CLandward  
20 Feb 1947 was enlarged by gaining part of LANGHOLM DoC  

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

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

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Langholm 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/10360626

Date accessed: 18th July 2019