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Bruce County, Ontario Bruce County In Western Ontario was the destination for large numbers of Hebridean settlers, notably in the autumn of 1852 when 109 families from Lewis arrived.   46281
Borve, Lewis The settlement of Borve, whose full name is Fivepenny Borve, is located to the west of the Borve River in the north of Lewis, and is thus distinct from Melbost Borve and High Borve on the far side of the river. There... 11083
Ontario, Canada 17638
Greenock, Renfrewshire Located on the south bank of the River Clyde in the historical county of Renfrewshire, Greenock was a fishing village prior to 1592. It gradually developed into the main port of the west coast of Scotland. The town... 41058
Arivruach, Lewis A crofting township which lies at the junction of Tob Cheann Tarabhaigh and three miles west of Loch Seaforth. The name of Arivruach is said to have originated from a croft which is now part of 4 Seaforth Head. It must... Yes 3227
Scarista, Harris 41608
Borve, Harris Borve lies on the west coast of South Harris, 9 km north of Leverburgh. 9987
Finsbay, Harris Finsbay is a small village on the south eastern coast of the Isle of Harris. Satellite Image 43273
Renfrew 2932
Compton County, Quebec 29122
Point, Lewis The district of Point on Lewis, known in Gaelic as An Rubha, is often referred to on maps as the Eye Peninsula, though this name does not seem to be in use locally at the present time. It is separated from the rest of... 2903
Scourie, Sutherland This crofting village, once a Mackay Clan stronghold, is in Sutherland. 41015
Renfrewshire 24656
Africa 7196
Ardchattan, Argyllshire Ardchattan, situated north of Oban, is a parish in the county of Argyll. 28225
Dunbartonshire Dunbartonshire was a historical county located in the west of Scotland, north of the Clyde. Two alternative spellings existed, Dunbartonshire and Dumbartonshire, and these were used side-by-side for a long time. From... 24645
Washington County, Vermont Situated in central Vermont, Washington County was formed in 1810. 35719
Vermont, USA 17931
Oregon, USA 18015
Ullapool, Ross & Cromarty Ullapool is a small village on the shores of Loch Broom in Ross-shire, and the port for the Stornoway ferry. Though the area around Loch Broom had been occupied for centuries, the town of Ullapool was founded in 1788 as... 22829
Wales 28996
Hampden, Quebec 17858
Yorkshire 13948
Inverness 1913
Lionel, Lewis Satellite image 39252
Isle of Scalpay, Harris Scalpay is an inhabited island off the coast of the Isle of Harris in the Outer Hebrides. Nearby on the Harris side is the crofting township of Kyles Scalpay. Scalpay is joined to Harris by a bridge, which was opened in... 1996
Nairnshire 24654
South Africa 12765
Birmingham Birmingham is a large city in the Midlands of England, a centre for manufacturing and heavy industry. 2930
North America People whose records are linked to this record are known to have emigrated to, or lived in, or to be otherwise associated with either Canada or the United States, but we do not know which. 42211

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