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THE CITY OF GLASGOW.
The City Chamberlain is of opinion that the popu-
lation of Glasgow, as now extended, and suburban
districts still outside the boundaries, at 1st December,
1896, was as follows : —
Within the Municipal Boundaries, ... 705,000
Within Suburban Districts, ... 128,000
Total population within City and)
closely contiguous Suburbs, )
To which add the number of persons^
carrying on business or who are
employed within the City, and their
dependants, who reside beyond the
contigious suburbs, J
833,000
55,000
888,000
Population of the City from 1801 to 1891 (previous
to the extension of boundaries).
1801 1811 1821 1831 1841
77,385 100,749 147,043 202,426 255,650
1851 1861 1871 1881 1891
329,096 395,503 477,732 511,415 565,714
Natural Increase of Population within Extended
City for 1897:—
Births, 23,877 ; deaths, 15,727 ; nat. increase, 8,150.
Numbers on Lists of Parliamentary and
Municipal Voters, Year 1897-98.
Males.
Females.
Total.
Ward.
Parliamentary
Municipal
Municipal
and Municipal.
only.
Voters.
1
6,045
1,110
7,155
2
5,106
1,345
6,451
3
5,247
919
6,166
4
5,162
1,060
6,222
5
4,292
763
5,055
6
4,586
425
5,011
7
3,877
366
4,243
8
5,842
1,101
6,943
9
3,587
818
4,405
10
1,950
172
2,122
11
2,338
290
2,628
12
2,140
364
2,504
13
4,655
754
5,409
14
4,244
1,068
5,312
15
3,865
1,537
5,402
16
5,010
1,191
6,201
17
6,815
1,381
8,196
18
5,846
964
6,810
19
4,708
1,222
5,930
20
5,143
918
6,061
21
4,372
732
5,104
22
3,367
859
4,226
23
2,317
674
2,991
24
2,259
903
3,162
25
4,000
619
4,619
106,773
21,555
128,328
School Board of Glasgow.
Number of Voters on Electoral Roll for 1897,
150,852.
Number and Rental of Premises in
Glasgow, 1897-98.
Number. Rental.
Dwelling-Houses,
Shops, Warehouses,)
Workshops, &c, )
Railways, Canals, )
Gas, Water, &c, ]"
152,247 £2,030,333
30,879 2,083,530
— 418,316
183,126 £4,532,179
Parliamentary Divisions of the City.
One Member for each Division.
No. 1. — The Bridgeton Division. — The First and
Second Municipal Wards. Electors, 11,148. Member
—Sir Charles Cameron, Bart., M.P. (G.L.)
No. 2. — The Camlachie Division. — The Third and
Fourth Municipal Wards. Electors, 10,409. Mem-
ber—Alex. Cross, Esq., M.P. (L.U.)
No. 3.— The St. Rollox Division. — The Fifth
and Eighth Municipal Wards and parts of the Sixth
and Seventh Municipal Wards. Electors, 15,766.
Member— Ferdinand Faithful Begg, Esq., M.P. (C.)
No. 4. — The Central Division. — The Tenth,
Eleventh, Twelfth, Thirteenth, and Fourteenth Muni-
cipal Wards. Electors, 15,327. Member — John
George Alexander Baird, Esq., M.P. (C.)
No. 5. — The College Division. — The Fifteenth,
Sixteenth, and Seventeenth Municipal Wards. Elec-
tors, 15,690. Member — Sir John Stirling- Maxwell,
Bart., M.P. (C.)
No. 6. — The Tradeston Division. — The Nineteenth
and Twentieth Municipal Wards. Electors, 9,851.
Member— Arch. C. Corbet, Esq., M.P. (L.U.)
No. 7. — The Blade friars and Hutches ontown
Division. — The Ninth, Eighteenth, and part of
Twenty-first Municipal Wards. Electors, 10,405.
Member — Andrew Dryburgh Provand, Esq., M.P.
(G.L.)
Total Parliamentary Constituency, 88,596.
Crosshill and Pollokshields, east and west, in the
eastern division of Renfrewshire, M. H. Shaw Stewart,
M.P. (C.)
Govanhill, in Govan parliamentary division, John
Wilson, M.P. (G.L.)
Hillhead and Maryhill, in Partick division of
Lanarkshire, J. Parker Smith, M.P. (L.U.)
Springburn, in north-west Lanark division, John
G. Holborn, M.P. (G.L.)
James Henry, City Assessor.

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