- The Highland Clearances
This is an account of the Clearances with information on how brutal they
- Ross-shire Clearances:
This is a specific account of the Clearances as they affected Glencalvie.
- Journey to the Western
This is the book by Samuel Johnson in which he details his travels
throughout the Highlands and Island during 1773 and provides a very interesting account of
Scotland at the time of the Highland Clearances.
- Strathnavar Clearances
This is a specific account of the Strathnavar Clearances including some
accounts from people that were forced to leave their lands.
- A Balanced View
This is an historical account of the period of the Highland Clearances in
which we see both sides of the event. Some claim that the Clearances were actually good
- Scottish Emigration
This is a small account of where the people emigrated to.
- The Testimony
of Seonaid Nic Neacail
An account of being cleared.
Emigration and the State of the Highlands
By The Earl of Selkirk 1805. This really is an excellent account of the
conditions of the Highlands that led to the clearances and emigration. The
Earl of Selkirk also arranged for the new settlement on Prince Edward
Island in Canada and gives a detailed account of it.
The History of the Highland
By Alexander MacKenzie (1914)
By Donald MacLeod, an account of the Highland Clearances.
A Tale of the Highland Clearances
our History Page