The Demographics of Scottish Poverty: Paisley's Applicants for Relief, 1861 and 1871
- POOR RELIEF AND THE DANGEROUS AND CRIMINAL INSANE IN SCOTLAND, C. 1740-1840. Houston, R. A. // Journal of Social History;Winter2006, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p453
The historiography of Scottish poor relief from the late sixteenth to the early nineteenth century conventionally portrays it as an undeveloped version of the English system. It assumes that the lack of structured care based on rating (that was the foundation of the English model) equates to...
- The Napoleonic Wars, Military Scotland and Tory Highlandism in the Early Nineteenth Century. Cookson, J. E. // Scottish Historical Review;Apr99, Vol. 78, 1 Issue 205, p60
Explores the connections between the war against Revolutionary and Napoleonic France and the development of the cult of tartanry in early nineteenth-century Scotland. Linked of Tory anti-radicalism to national defense; Significance of the development of Scottish armed power; Transformation of...
- Welcome to Scottish Memories. Hill, Matthew // Scottish Memories;Aug2015, p3
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including sounds and sights of the 1960s, the post-war austerity in 1950s, and the look back on Radio Scotland.
- THE HIGH POSSIL METEORITE. Ross, Helen // History Scotland Magazine;Sep/Oct2013, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p46
The article discusses the landing of a meteorite in the High Possil area of northern Glasgow, Scotland, on April 5, 1804. The article discusses historical research concerning meteorites, particularly that of German naturalist Ernst Chlandi and his cosmic theory. The article examines the High...
- Excavating a Highland Inn. Adamson, Donald; Bailie, Warren // History Scotland Magazine;Jan/Feb2014, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p11
A case study is presented which examines the 19th century cattle route from the Highlands, Scotland through excavating the Tigh Caol site in the Highlands, with a particular focus on the excavation of an inn. An overview of the roads used for cattle drives, including in regard to cattle stances,...
- Burns and the British Empire: Viewing a Scottish Monument from an Imperial Perspective. McKee, Kirsten Carter // Architectural Heritage;2013, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p21
On 8 October 1817, the Edinburgh Town Council received a letter from John Forbes Mitchell of Thainston, a merchant of the East India Company. This letter, entitled 'Proceedings respecting a situation for [a] Monument to the memory of Robert Burns',2 described a subscription of funds that had...
- 'It is truly, in the expressive language of Burke, a nation crying for bread': the public response to the highland famine of 1836-1837. MacAskill, John // Innes Review;Autumn2010, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p169
Famines and food scarcities in the Highlands and Islands, apart from those of the 1690s and 1847, have been under-examined in Scottish historiography. This article considers an aspect of the serious famine of 1836-7: the public response to the famine as reflected by the committees set up to...
- The Northeast of Scotland's Coastal Trading Links Towards the End of the Nineteenth Century. Moore, Kathryn L. // Scottish Economic & Social History;2001, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p95
Discusses the coastal trading history of northeast Scotland towards the end of the 19th century. Three major trading ports of Scotland; Most important import at Aberdeen; Port activities at Peterhead; Fishing industry and trade at Gardenstown harbor.
- 'Having and Holding' THE HIGHLAND LAND WAR OF THE 1880s. Bradley, Ian // History Today;Dec87, Vol. 37 Issue 12, p23
Examines he driving forces behind the Highland land war and the crofters' attacks on the deer forests of Scotland during the 1880s. Cause of the land war; Role of U.S. land reformer Henry George; Details on the phases of the Highland land war; Effect of the disturbances.