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A summary of the mineral resources of the Crofter Counties of Scotland

N. G. Berridge

A summary of the mineral resources of the Crofter Counties of Scotland

comprising Argyllshire, Caithness, Inverness-shire, Orkney and Shetland, Ross and Cromarty, and Sutherland

by N. G. Berridge

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Published by H.M.S.O. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland.
    • Subjects:
    • Mines and mineral resources -- Scotland.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 33-36.

      Statementcompiled by N. G. Berridge.
      SeriesInstitute of Geological Sciences. Report, no. 69/5, Report (Institute of Geological Sciences (Great Britain)) ;, 69/5.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTN61 .B47
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[1], vii, 36 p.
      Number of Pages36
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5387348M
      ISBN 100118800965
      LC Control Number72562912
      OCLC/WorldCa142404

      The later years of the 19th-century saw a period of political and social agitation in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. This volume gives a detailed account of that time, and provides new insight into a critical period in the history of crofting. 28 Land and the “Crofter Question” in nineteenth-century Scotland W ar, it is essential that the earlier patterns of protest in the region be given full recognition. Being a Scottish Crofter I wake with the dawn, pulling on a slicker over my thick wool sweater and boots against the cold rain falling steadily from the g through the rain to my sister’s home across the croft we’d split evenly between the family members when I’d been able to purchase the land as my own, I brace myself for a.


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A summary of the mineral resources of the Crofter Counties of Scotland by N. G. Berridge Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. A summary of the mineral resources of the Crofter Counties of Scotland, comprising Argyllshire, Caithness, Inverness-shire, Orkney and Shetland, Ross and Cromarty, and Sutherland. [N G Berridge]. A croft is a small agricultural unit, most of which are situated in the crofting counties in the north of Scotland being the former counties of Argyll, Caithness, Inverness, Ross & Cromarty, Sutherland, Orkney and Shetland, and held subject to the provisions of the Crofting Acts.

Many crofts are on estates. Crofting is a form of land tenure and small-scale food production particular to the Scottish Highlands, the islands of Scotland, and formerly on the Isle of Man. Within the 19th century townships, individual crofts are established on the better land, and a large area of poorer-quality hill ground is shared by all the crofters of the township for grazing of their livestock.

A comprehensive and definitive account of Scotland’s minerals and the men who discovered, collected and examined them. This study includes sections on the collectors themselves and the pioneering role that Scottish scientists played in the development of mineralogy.

Sixty-one minerals native to Scotland are detailed in this book with their description, history and occurrence; while [ ]. It usually consists of a small area of land plus grazing rights in an area of common grazings shared with a number of other crofts.

A croft is not the house in which the crofter lives, it is the land which s/he occupies. The crofting counties are the former counties of Argyll, Inverness, Ross and Cromarty, Sutherland, Caithness, Orkney and. A slim book that tells the story of the crofter/laird relationship in Scotland through one island village, that happens to be where McPhee's family originated.

He goes there as a writer with a wife and small children and tells the crofter/laird dynamic from both perspectives--those that work the land and the man that owns the land they work.4/5.

Act of Basically, they were crofter/fishermen with a scatter of tradesmen to service the needs of the community such as weavers, tailors, shoemakers, carpenters, stonemasons, blacksmiths, boat builders, millers etc.

They followed seasonal herring fishing round File Size: 91KB. Crofter definition, a person who rents and works a small farm, especially in Scotland or northern England. See more. The crofter. We asked about the use of crofting counties agricultural Grant scheme (ccaGs) and Land Managers options (LMos).

Both types of support are especially important for crofters as they are non-competitive and (supposedly) easy to apply for. But the take up. This book is about the isle of Colonsay, one of the Hebrides islands off the coast of Scotland.

As always, McPhee (whose ancestors came from the island) mixes geography, geology, history and humanity to tell the tell of life on a tiny island owned by the laird (lord) and populated by /5(46).

On the Crofter's Trail book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In the Clearances of the 19th century, crofts - once the main 4/5.

The Crofters Holdings (Scotland) Act (Scottish Gaelic: Achd na Croitearachd ) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that created legal definitions of crofting parish and crofter, granted security of land tenure to crofters and produced the first Crofters Commission, a land court which ruled on disputes between landlords and orial extent: Scotland.

Crofter definition: In Scotland, a crofter is a person who lives on a croft or small farm. | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples. Define crofter. crofter synonyms, crofter pronunciation, crofter translation, English dictionary definition of crofter.

a tenant farmer. n Brit an owner or tenant of a small farm, esp in Scotland or northern England n. Crofter - definition of crofter by The Free Dictionary. Crofting Counties Agricultural Grants Scheme; Croftland. Crofters synonyms, Crofters pronunciation, Crofters translation, English dictionary definition of Crofters.

Chiefly British One who rents and cultivates a croft; a tenant farmer. n Brit an owner or tenant of a small farm, esp in Scotland or northern England n. The Act applied to the seven crofting counties of Argyllshire, Inverness-shire, Ross and Cromarty, Sutherland, Caithness, Orkney and Shetland.

The first Crofters Commission were empowered to take account of arrears of rent due by a crofter and authorised to File Size: KB.

John Prebble, Scotland's best-known historian and a prominent supporter of the Assynt Trust, sees the attitude of such groups as part of a general peevishness in Scotland as a whole at having been Author: BELLA BATHURST. The Crofters Holdings (Scotland) Act, is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom which created legal definitions of crofting parish and crofter, granted security of land tenure to crofters and produced the first Crofters Commission, a land court which ruled on disputes between landlords and same court ruled on whether parishes were or were not crofting s to: Landlord and Tenant (Ireland) ActLand.

Crofter Forestry. Crofters who hold a share in the common grazing (i.e. an area of grazing land used by a number of crofters and others who hold shares in that land) have the right to apply to the Commission to plant and develop woodland on their common grazings.

They should also obtain consent of the owner of the common grazing. When a crofter purchases their croft land and the grazings shares pertaining to that croft remain held in tenancy, the shares are “deemed” to be a tenanted croft in their own right, and as such have a separate entry in the ROC.

You can check the details of a croft through our ROC Online. Read the full set of our crofting stats for / Mar 6, - Explore msskyescot's board "Scottish Crofters of Yesteryear", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Scotland, Scotland history and Old photos pins.

After an introduction covering Scotland's geological evolution, the first main section looks at the collectors themselves and the pioneering role that Scottish scientists played in the development of mineralogy.

Driven by the energy of seventeenth and eighteenth-century natural historians, mineralogy developed into a science: here are the key. Crofters (Scotland) Act c. 44 3 tenant thereof as a crofter in the Crofters Holdings Book under section 4 of the Act; (d) as from the date of the direction, every holding situated as aforesaid which was constituted a croft by a direction of the Secretary of State under section 2(1) of the Act; (e) as from the date of entry, every holding entered in the register ofFile Size: KB.

These counties are now part of larger council areas. Who are crofters. Crofters are people who live and work on croft land. Usually they are tenants of the person who owns the land (this is the true legal meaning of the word crofter), but some crofters have now. - The Highland Crofter.

The crofting system of smallholdings in the Highlands of Scotland originally gave the tenant few, if any, rights. He could be removed at any time at the whim of the landowner or, as took place during the Clearances when sheep farmers moved in.

I was in a delightful little indy bookstore in the Scottish town of Fort William when I encountered The Crofter and the Laird by John McPhee, a page quick read that originally appeared in “The New Yorker.” The book describes the geography and sociology of a small (17 square miles) island (Colonsay), about 25 miles off the West Coast of Scotland to which the author had traced his ancestry/5(8).

Buy a cheap copy of The Crofter and the Laird book by John McPhee. Like several of his other books, McPhee's The Crofter and the Laird is about people whose lives are still very much entwined with nature. But this particular volume Free shipping over $Cited by: 1. This book is about the isle of Colonsay, one of the Hebrides islands off the coast of Scotland.

As always, McPhee (whose ancestors came from the island) mixes geography, geology, history and humanity to tell the tell of life on a tiny island owned by the laird (lord) and populated by /5(37).

This book is about the isle of Colonsay, one of the Hebrides islands off the coast of Scotland. As always, McPhee (whose ancestors came from the island) mixes geography, geology, history and humanity to tell the tell of life on a tiny island owned by the laird (lord) and populated by Cited by: 1.

Book Lazy Crofter Bunkhouse, Durness on Tripadvisor: See 72 traveller reviews, 23 candid photos, and great deals for Lazy Crofter Bunkhouse, ranked #3 of 4 Speciality lodging in /5(72).

4 Crofting Reform (Scotland) Act (asp 14) Part 2—The Crofting Register PART 2 THE CROFTING REGISTER Duty to establish and maintain register 3 The Crofting Register (1) The Keeper of the Registers of Scotland must establish and maintain a public register of File Size: KB.

Filed under: Scotland. Registrum magni sigilli regum Scotorum: The register of the Great seal of Scotland, A.D. / (Edinburgh: General register house, ), by Scotland and Great Britain.

General Register Office (Scotland) (page images at HathiTrust; US access only). When John McPhee returned to the island of his ancestors—Colonsay, twenty-five miles west of the Scottish mainland—a hundred and thirty-eight people were living there.

About eighty of these, crofters and farmers, had familial histories of unbroken residence on the island for two or three hundred years; the rest, including the English laird who owned Colonsay, were "incomers."/5(2).

Crofter making peat kashie, ShetlandThis photograph shows a Shetland crofter making a kishie (or keshie). The kishie was a distinctive type of all-purpose basket made in Shetland. Kishies were usually worn on the back fastened by a strap but they could also be made in pairs to be hung over a pony's back.

Becoming a tenant of a croft This page looks at how you can become a crofting tenant. Between crofting tenancies change hands each year, but most pass between family members or to people the retiring crofter knows personally. About This Product. This case study focuses on Geall, a community in the Scottish Outer Hebrides.

With an understanding gained from an intimate, long-term relationship with Scotland, things Scottish, and the people of the community the author describes Geall as a human community and places it in the wider cultural, historical, economic, and sociopolitical contexts of maintaining relationships.

Posts about crofters scotland act written by croftingcommission. Many crofters may be unaware that following the purchase of croft land, any associated common grazings shares, which remain tenanted, are deemed to be a separate and distinct croft in their own right for the purposes of the Crofters (Scotland) Act This is to ensure that the right to graze is still subject to crofting.

The New Yorker, December 6, P. PROFILE of Colonsay, a small island in the Atlantic, 25 miles west of the Scottish mainland. It is one of the Hebrides, in the islands of Argyll. a reference to any non-crofter who is entitled to share in a common grazing along with other crofters.

This provision inter alia enables such a non-crofter to apply for an apportionment under section 27(4) of the Act and the reference in section 1(1) of the Act to a crofter would presumably include a reference to such a non-crofter.

Comfortable and cosy Crofter's Cottages Original stone built semi-detached crofter's cottages in a quiet, secluded situation by the River Ewe. Each cottage has its own fenced garden area and beyond this there is spacious private grounds, bordering the banks of the river Ewe, for you to relax and enjoy the uninterrupted views of the mountains of Location: 15 Croft, Poolewe, IV22 2JY, Ross-shire.

There is, according to the old joke, no equivalent in Gaelic to the word mañana - nothing, as the crofter is supposed to have said to the tourist, "expressing quite that degree of urgency". Charles Kennedy Resigns. There was a house within sight, one of those hovels in which still the Highland shepherd or crofter is content to live.

Kirsteen: The Story of a Scotch Family Seventy Years Ago.This case study focuses on Geall, a community in the Scottish Outer Hebrides. With an understanding gained from an intimate, long-term relationship with Scotland, things Scottish, and the people of the community the author describes Geall as a human community and places it in the wider cultural, historical, economic, and sociopolitical contexts of maintaining relationships to Scotland, England.Scottish Crofting Books.

On the Crofter's Trail In the Clearances of the 19th century, crofts, once the mainstay of Highland life in Scotland, were swept away as the land was put over to sheep grazing. Many of the people of the Highlands and islands of Scotland .