Daily Archives: June 21, 2016

Lowland Clearances 9

Much is known about the Highland Clearances in Scotland¬†which¬†resulted due to the shift from agricultural farming to sheep farming. However, little is known or discussed about the Lowland Clearances. These clearances took place from the Central belt down to the Borders and affected an enormous number of people.The event which triggered the Lowland Clearances was in response to the Industrial […]