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Scottish Clearances

Abandoned Communities ..... Strathnaver

A history of the settlements in valley of the River Naver, part of the estate of the Countess of Sutherland. Describes the clearance of the communities and the subsequent trial of Patrick Sellar, with links to further resources.

Badbea Families

An account of the Clearance village of Badbea in Caithness, prepared by descendants of families cleared to it; includes articles, photo galleries, a time line, and family history resources.

The Cultural Impact of the Highland Clearances

A BBC History article assesses what really happened, and the impact of the Clearances on the Highlands and the Scots diaspora.

Emigration Records (Scottish Archive Network)

A guide to sources from the National Archives of Scotland's Highland Destitution series covering the activities of the Highlands and Islands Emigration Society, which assisted people to leave western Scotland for Australia.

Highland Clearances

A collection of sources and articles exploring the history of the Clearances.

The Highland Clearances

An outline of the Clearances in words and photographs, with maps and background articles.

The Highland Clearances

A history of the Clearances, by parish and destination, with databases of people and ships; also includes places to visit, resources, and a collection of articles.

Narratives in a Landscape -

Narratives in a Landscape - An academic exploration of monuments and memories of the Sutherland Clearances.

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