Tag Archives: clearances

1999.317.1

Paperback book `The Great Highland Famine` by T. M. Devine.

A detailed account of the clearances of the 19th century, landlordism, crofting life, emigration and migration.

2000.206.1

Audio cassette recording of Margaret Green of Mannal talking to Maggie Campbell in 2000.

Margaret Green of Mannal talks to Maggie Campbell in 2000 about her childhood holidays in Mannal and playing with the other children on the shore, the people who lived in Mannal, the fishing boats and sharing the catch, fishing for sea-bream in June, her blind great-grandfather whose house was set on fire during the Clearances, a story about the curse put on the factor of the time, visiting relatives and friends, and returning to Glasgow laden with parcels of eggs, butter, cheese, potatoes and sometimes a chicken.

2000.50.9

Paperback book `The Great Highland Famine` by T. M. Devine.

A detailed account of the clearances of the 19th century, landlordism, crofting life, emigration and migration.