Administrative unit

Maxwelltown Burgh

Scottish Burgh/District

Available Themes

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.

Preferred Name:
MAXWELLTOWN
Unit Type:
Scottish Burgh/District
Status:
Burgh of Barony (1810 - 1851)
Police Burgh (1833 - 1928)
Date created:
1810
Date abolished:
1928
Unit ID:
10360973
Authorities:
1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
BRIGEN OF DUMFRIES Official English 1810 1928 The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
MAXWELLTOWN Preferred English 1810 1928 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
KIRKCUDBRIGHTSHIRE Scottish County   1928 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
1929 was abolished to enlarge DUMFRIES Burgh   1931 Census of Scotland, Table 1, 'Population of Burghs, Districts of Counties, and Civil Parishes'.

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
TERREGLES Scottish Parish   1975 The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
TROQUEER Scottish Parish   1975 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Maxwelltown 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/10360973

Date accessed: 21st October 2019