Little Ireland Between 1841 - 1851 the Irish population of Scotland increased by 90%. 1851 Coatbridge - 35.8% Irish Edinburgh – 6.5% Irish Dumfries-shire – 5.9% Glasgow had 29% of all Irish migrants settled in Scotland
“ the census only indicates the place of birth and the place of residence on census night.' It does not record where else a person had lived since their birth, how long they had spent at their current address, or indeed how long they stayed there before moving elsewhere”.
Tillott's Consolidated Classes Tillott's classification scheme has been widely used, and suits most Consolidated Classes Primary Groups I Upper class Groups 5a, 7a, 10a, 10b II Intermediate - non-agricultural Groups 7b, 10c, 13 III Intermediate - agricultural Group 1 IV Skilled workers and similar Groups 2a, 3, 4, 5b, 6, 8, 9a V Semi-skilled workers Groups 2b, 11 VI Domestic servants, semi-skilled Group 9b VII Labourers and unskilled workers Groups 9c, 12 Source: Dennis Mills and Kevin Schürer eds., Local Communities in the Victorian Census Enumerators' Books , Oxford: Leopard's Head Press, 1996, p. 144
Social status: He made them, high or lowly, And ordered their estate.