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Housing

Housing

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Preferred Name:
LERWICK LANDWARD
Unit Type:
Scottish Burgh/District
Status:
District of County
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
19 Oct 1967
Unit ID:
12838876
Authorities:
1961 Census of Scotland, Table 23, 'Private Households by availability of certain Household Arrangements', for 'County, LB, SB, Districts of County, NT'.

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
SHETLAND Scottish County     1961 Census of Scotland, Table 23, 'Private Households by availability of certain Household Arrangements', for 'County, LB, SB, Districts of County, NT'.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
16 May 1938 was reduced to enlarge LERWICK Burgh  
16 May 1966 was abolished to enlarge LERWICK Burgh Part of Gulberwick C.C.E.D. Area: 305 hectares.   [ERROR: authority is 'SRC' but auth_note value does not appear in SRC_TAB]; United Kingdom Statutory Instrument (Sheriff's Deliverance dated 8th June, 1965)
09 Oct 1967 was abolished to create BURRA DoC Area: 1288 hectares.   [ERROR: authority is 'SRC' but auth_note value does not appear in SRC_TAB]; United Kingdom Statutory Instrument (The County of Zetland District Council Scheme, 1967)
09 Oct 1967 was abolished to create GULBERWICK AND QUARFF DoC Area: 2532 hectares.   [ERROR: authority is 'SRC' but auth_note value does not appear in SRC_TAB]; United Kingdom Statutory Instrument (The County of Zetland District Council Scheme, 1967)

Lower level units

We know of no units which were contained within this unit.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Lerwick Landward DoC through time | Census tables with data for the Scottish Burgh/District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/12838876

Date accessed: 22nd August 2019