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Hieland Clearances

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Forfuirn croft hooses on Fuaigh Mòr in Loch Roag. The island wis cleared o its indwallers in 1841 an is nou anerly uised for tae graze sheep

The Hieland Clearances (Scots Gaelic: Fudach nan Gàidheal, the expulsion o the Gael) war garred displacements o the indwallers o the Scots Hielands durin the 18t an 19t centuries. Thay led tae mass emigration tae the sea coast, the Scots Lawlands an the North American colonies. The clearances war pairt o a process o agricultural chynge throughoot the Unitit Kinrick.