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TITLE
Land League monument at Gartymore
EXTERNAL ID
GART_016
PLACENAME
Gartymore
DISTRICT
Kildonan, Loth and Clyne
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
SUTHERLAND: Kildonan
SOURCE
Timespan - Helmsdale
ASSET ID
7923
KEYWORDS
land agitation
Land League monument at Gartymore

A close up of the plaque on the Land League Monument at Gartymore, near Helmsdale. The plaque details the dedication of the monument to the men and women who strove to reform the property rights of crofters. The monument was erected on the croft of John Fraser in 1981, who had been a leading light in the land reform movement.

A crofting community in Sutherland, Gartymore was at the centre of the Crofters War, which swept the Highlands in the late nineteenth century. A number of individuals from the community were instrumental in establishing the inaugural branch of the Land League Movement and forcing through the Crofting Act of 1886.

The Gartymore story exhibition at Timespan in Helmsdale tells the story of crofting families who lived and worked on the east coast of Sutherland.

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Land League monument at Gartymore

SUTHERLAND: Kildonan

land agitation

Timespan - Helmsdale

The Gartymore Story

A close up of the plaque on the Land League Monument at Gartymore, near Helmsdale. The plaque details the dedication of the monument to the men and women who strove to reform the property rights of crofters. The monument was erected on the croft of John Fraser in 1981, who had been a leading light in the land reform movement. <br /> <br /> A crofting community in Sutherland, Gartymore was at the centre of the Crofters War, which swept the Highlands in the late nineteenth century. A number of individuals from the community were instrumental in establishing the inaugural branch of the Land League Movement and forcing through the Crofting Act of 1886. <br /> <br /> The Gartymore story exhibition at Timespan in Helmsdale tells the story of crofting families who lived and worked on the east coast of Sutherland.