Available Themes

Population

Population

Densities and rates of growth. Age structure: concentrations of young people, and of the old.
Industry

Industry

How people made their living: identifying farming communities, pit villages, mill towns and so on.
Social Structure

Social Structure

Social class and socio-economic groups. Concentrations of professionals, and of unskilled labourers.

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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:
ORKNEY AND SHETLAND
Unit Type:
Scottish County
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10477232
Authorities:
1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.

Alternative names

We know of no alternate names.

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     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer (12)

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
KIRKWALL 1841 Occupation reporting area     1841 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Occupation Abstract'.
ORKNEY AND SHETLAND COUNTY 1841 Occupation reporting area     1841 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Occupation Abstract'.
ORKNEY AND SHETLAND CLandward Scottish Burgh/District     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Orkney and Shetland ScoCnty through time | Census tables with data for the Scottish County, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10477232

Date accessed: 22nd November 2017