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FAMILY NAMES

  • Caithness Family History Society

    GOVERNMENT SITES

  • The Highland Council

    HISTORY AND CULTURE

  • Highland Clearances chronology - a list of significant dates between 1762 and 1856 from the excellent book 'The Highland Clearances' by John Prebble (1969) HappyHaggis. Happy to Help..

    Newhaven fishwives

    LIBRARIES, MUSEUMS AND ARCHIVES

  • North Highland Archive - index
  • Highland Archives - North of Scotland, local & military history from 13th Century onwards from the Highlands & Islands.

    LOCAL WEBSITES

  • WICK - Undiscovered Scotland - general information and history.

    MAPS, GAZETTEERS AND GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

  • Ordnance Survey maps - free online maps covering the period 1860-1870.
  • Town Plan of Wick - surveyed 1872

    MILITARY

  • Caithness War Memorials
  • Grave Location for Holders of the Victoria Cross in the Highlands

    Highland women at work. The couple on the left are grinding at a quern, others are 'waulking' (fulling) cloth with their feet. They are singing as they work.

    OTHER BITS AND PIECES

  • UK FreeCEN Project - Caithness 1841, 1851 & 1861 Census Project status page
  • Ships in Port in Caithness, Sutherland and Ross & Cromarty - 1881
  • Caithness Cemeteries - index of pre-1855 Tombestone Inscriptions
  • 1841 Caithness Free Census Project

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