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Àireamhan eilthirich a dh'fhàg a' Ghàidhealtachd agus na h-Eileanan (Emigrants Leaving the Highlands)
EXTERNAL ID
AB_HIGHLANDERS_ON_THE_MOVE_11
DATE OF RECORDING
2009
PERIOD
2000s
CREATOR
n/a
SOURCE
Am Baile
ASSET ID
40924
KEYWORDS
Dingwall Academy Audios
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emigration

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The Am Baile Newspaper Index is a searchable database of stories and articles written in the newspapers of the Highlands and Islands. Here are a few examples which show the large numbers of people who were emigrating from the area in the 19th century. The extracts are read by pupils of Dingwall Academy.

'Dh'fhàg còig ceud 's a deich duine an t-Eilean Sgitheanach airson Astràilia air a' chòigeamh latha fichead dhen Ògmhios, ochd ceud deug caogad 's a dhà.

Dh'fhàg trì cheud duine Gleann Eilg airson Canada air an t-seachdamh latha deug dhen Iuchar ochd ceud deug, ceathrad 's a naoi.

Dh'fhalbh dà cheud duine à Inbhir Nis a' dèanamh air Astràilia air a' chòigeamh latha dhen t-Sultain, ochd ceud deug, caogad 's a ceithir.

Dh'fhalbh còig ceud neach à Eilean Leòdhais air an an aonamh latha fichead dhen Iuchar, ochd ceud deug seasgad 's a trì a' dèanamh air Canada agus Astràilia.

Dh'fhalbh trì cheud duine à Loch Aillse airson Ameireaga air an treas latha dhen Iuchar ochd ceud deug, ceathrad 's a naoi.

Dh'fhàg sia ceud fichead 's a h-aon duine Cromba airson Quebec air an ochdamh latha deug dhen Ògmhios ochd ceud deug 's a trithead.

Dh'fhàg seachdad 's a dhà Loch Bhraoin air a' chiad latha dhen
t-Samhain ochd ceud deug caogad 's a dhà a' dèanamh air Astràilia.

Dh'fhalbh dà cheud, ceathrad 's a ceithir duine à Inbhir Theòrsa airson Pictou agus Quebec air a' chòigeamh latha fichead dhen Ògmhios ochd ceud deug ceathrad 's a h-aon.

Dh'fhalbh dà cheud 's a còig deug neach à Geàrrloch air a' chòigeamh latha deag dhen Iuchar ochd ceud deug ceathrad 's a dhà a' dèanamh air Ceap Bhreatainn.'

The English translates as:

'Skye, Friday, 25th June 1852 - 510 emigrants leave for Australia.

Glenelg, Tuesday, 17th July 1849 - 300 emigrants leave for Canada.

Inverness, Tuesday, 5th September 1854 - 200 emigrants leave for Australia.

Isle of Lewis, Tuesday, 21st July 1863 - 500 emigrants leave for Canada & Australia.

Lochalsh, Tuesday, 3rd July 1849 - 300 emigrants leave for America.

Cromarty, Friday, 18th June 1830 - 621 emigrants leave for Quebec.

Lochbroom, Tuesday, 1st November 1852 - 72 emigrants leave for Australia.

Thurso, Friday, 25th June 1841 - 244 emigrants leave for Pictou & Quebec.

Gairloch, Friday, 15th July 1842 - 215 emigrants leave for Cape Breton.'

This audio was produced for the schools' resource package, 'Highlanders on the Move', Am Baile's contribution to Homecoming Scotland 2009.

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Àireamhan eilthirich a dh'fhàg a' Ghàidhealtachd agus na h-Eileanan (Emigrants Leaving the Highlands)

2000s

Dingwall Academy Audios; audios; emigration;

Am Baile

Am Baile: Highlanders on the Move

The Am Baile Newspaper Index is a searchable database of stories and articles written in the newspapers of the Highlands and Islands. Here are a few examples which show the large numbers of people who were emigrating from the area in the 19th century. The extracts are read by pupils of Dingwall Academy.<br /> <br /> 'Dh'fhàg còig ceud 's a deich duine an t-Eilean Sgitheanach airson Astràilia air a' chòigeamh latha fichead dhen Ògmhios, ochd ceud deug caogad 's a dhà.<br /> <br /> Dh'fhàg trì cheud duine Gleann Eilg airson Canada air an t-seachdamh latha deug dhen Iuchar ochd ceud deug, ceathrad 's a naoi.<br /> <br /> Dh'fhalbh dà cheud duine à Inbhir Nis a' dèanamh air Astràilia air a' chòigeamh latha dhen t-Sultain, ochd ceud deug, caogad 's a ceithir.<br /> <br /> Dh'fhalbh còig ceud neach à Eilean Leòdhais air an an aonamh latha fichead dhen Iuchar, ochd ceud deug seasgad 's a trì a' dèanamh air Canada agus Astràilia.<br /> <br /> Dh'fhalbh trì cheud duine à Loch Aillse airson Ameireaga air an treas latha dhen Iuchar ochd ceud deug, ceathrad 's a naoi.<br /> <br /> Dh'fhàg sia ceud fichead 's a h-aon duine Cromba airson Quebec air an ochdamh latha deug dhen Ògmhios ochd ceud deug 's a trithead.<br /> <br /> Dh'fhàg seachdad 's a dhà Loch Bhraoin air a' chiad latha dhen <br /> t-Samhain ochd ceud deug caogad 's a dhà a' dèanamh air Astràilia.<br /> <br /> Dh'fhalbh dà cheud, ceathrad 's a ceithir duine à Inbhir Theòrsa airson Pictou agus Quebec air a' chòigeamh latha fichead dhen Ògmhios ochd ceud deug ceathrad 's a h-aon.<br /> <br /> Dh'fhalbh dà cheud 's a còig deug neach à Geàrrloch air a' chòigeamh latha deag dhen Iuchar ochd ceud deug ceathrad 's a dhà a' dèanamh air Ceap Bhreatainn.'<br /> <br /> The English translates as:<br /> <br /> 'Skye, Friday, 25th June 1852 - 510 emigrants leave for Australia.<br /> <br /> Glenelg, Tuesday, 17th July 1849 - 300 emigrants leave for Canada.<br /> <br /> Inverness, Tuesday, 5th September 1854 - 200 emigrants leave for Australia.<br /> <br /> Isle of Lewis, Tuesday, 21st July 1863 - 500 emigrants leave for Canada & Australia.<br /> <br /> Lochalsh, Tuesday, 3rd July 1849 - 300 emigrants leave for America.<br /> <br /> Cromarty, Friday, 18th June 1830 - 621 emigrants leave for Quebec.<br /> <br /> Lochbroom, Tuesday, 1st November 1852 - 72 emigrants leave for Australia.<br /> <br /> Thurso, Friday, 25th June 1841 - 244 emigrants leave for Pictou & Quebec.<br /> <br /> Gairloch, Friday, 15th July 1842 - 215 emigrants leave for Cape Breton.'<br /> <br /> This audio was produced for the schools' resource package, 'Highlanders on the Move', Am Baile's contribution to Homecoming Scotland 2009.