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Scottish Counties, 1951

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Description
These are digital boundaries for the system of counties used in Scotland from medieval times and continuing to exist until 1975, broadly as aggregates of parishes. This file represents the system as it was used to report the 1951 Census of Population. Note that in the twentieth century the four Scottish Cities (Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Dundee) became counties themselves and therefore form separate polygons in this file. Statistical data and other information used in “A Vision of Britain through Time” can be accessed here: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/data.This dataset is intended for researchers, students, and policy makers for reference and mapping purposes, and may be used for basic applications such as viewing, querying, and map output production, or to provide a basemap to support graphical overlays and analysis with other spatial data.
Publisher
University of Portsmouth
Place(s)
Scotland
Subject(s)
Counties, Administrative and political divisions, and Boundaries
Year
1951
Held by
Stanford
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Use and reproduction
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Copyright
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