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Land ownership and land use in the Scottish Highlands

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Published by University of Aberdeen, Department of Geography in Aberdeen .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby A.M. Armstrong and A.S. Mather.
SeriesO"Dell memorial monograph -- no.13
ContributionsMather, A. S. 1943-, University of Aberdeen. Department of Geography.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13823728M

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Land ownership and land use in the Scottish Highlands by A. M. Armstrong Download PDF EPUB FB2

Land ownership and land use in the Scottish Highlands. [Aberdeen, Scotland]: Dept. of Geography, University of Aberdeen, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: A M Armstrong; Alexander S Mather. The Scottish Land Reform Review Group (LRGG) was established by Holyrood in to "enable more people in rural and urban Scotland to have a stake in the ownership, governance, management and use Author: Kevin Mckenna.

The Scottish Green party MSP Andy Wightman told Holyrood last week that Scotland’s land ownership registry was badly out of date and only covered 33% of the country’s land : Severin Carrell.

Community land ownership is helping to reverse decades of population decline in some of Scotland’s most fragile rural communities, according to a new report.

As Britain's great land-owning aristocratic families decline, a new breed of foreign laird is exploiting Scotland's arcane land laws to buy up tracts of the Highlands and islands - Europe's last. An expert guide to land ownership in the Highlands after World War One In the years following World War One, returning servicemen expected to come home to a 'land fit for heroes'.

Historian Dr Iain Robertson explores the widespread protests which occured when unemployment and eviction were instead the lot of the returning heroes. This book Land ownership and land use in the Scottish Highlands book a valuable contribution to the applied literature on the sustainability of land management and ownership systems, and gives an excellent contemporary account of the land use scene in the Scottish uplands.

- Douglas C. MacMillan, Mountain Research and Development, Vol. 34, No. Land ownership in Scotland. Scotland's land issues are rooted in two processes that happened in the 18th and 19th centuries, especially in the Scottish Highlands.

Enclosures: landlords took control of the common lands under their regime, made them their private property, and excluded their tenants from using them.; Land ownership and land use in the Scottish Highlands book Clearances: many landlords forcefully evicted their tenant farmers. The land register is our main register.

It records ownership of land and property in Scotland. If you have an online services login, you can use our responsive eForm to complete your application for registration in the land register. If you don't have a login, use a pdf application form.

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You can also use the [+] and [-] buttons, top. abstract = "Scotland is at the heart of modern, sustainable upland management. Large estates cover vast areas of the uplands, with a long, complex and emotive history of ownership and recent decades, the Scottish uplands have increasingly been the arena for passionate debates over large-scale land management by: 5.

Mountain Research and Development publishes research on topics related to mountains, mountain people and communities, and sustainable development in : Douglas C.

MacMillan. The Povlsens' extensive Scottish land and property empire is good news for the Danish public purse, as Danes pay tax on all the land they own - regardless of where it is. The Highlands (Scots: the Hielands; Scottish Gaelic: a’ Ghàidhealtachd [ə ˈɣɛːəl̪ˠt̪ʰəxk], 'the place of the Gaels') is a historic region of Scotland.

Culturally, the Highlands and the Lowlands diverged from the later Middle Ages into the modern period, when Lowland Scots replaced Scottish Gaelic throughout most of the Lowlands.

The term is also used for the area north and west Demonym(s): Highlander. The obvious place to look for the facts is the three land registries of England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Here we encounter two extraordinary but related anomalies: we have land registries that do not record the ownership of land at all and a second Domesday book that did record the ownership of all land in the UK but vanished.

London the “Great Metropolis” was excluded from the Returns as was waste land if it yielded no profit. Among the landowning aristocracy were the Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry who ownedacres in the Scottish Highlands and the Duke of Norfolk w acres mostly around Arundel Castle in.

Concentrated land ownership is causing “significant and long-term” damage to communities in parts of Scotland and impeding economic development, an investigation has found.

The Scottish Land Author: Alistair Grant. The need for better information at this wider scale is identified in "The Highlands and Islands Social Enterprise Sector" Final Report by ekosgen for HIE, March Scottish Government - Modern Trust Ports for Scotland: Guidance for Good Governance ().

Since the re-establishment of the Scottish parliament, with its stated interest in land reform, there has been a rise in serious scrutiny of land ownership, land use and history.

Tom Devine is regarded as Scotland’s foremost historian; The Scottish Clearances is a major publication. Registration is open to book a place at the full conference, field trips or individual sessions on Friday 27 and Saturday 28 August click here.

QUICK LINK: An expert guide to land ownership in the Highlands after World War One. A’ comharrachadh bliadhna de dh’achd tuineachaidh fearann na h-Alba. The book also presents a good account of the Highland Clearances, noting the ways in which land ownership was used against the people who had lived on the land and worked it for many generations, and explaining how so very many Scottish people emigrated to the British colonies in North America, Australia and New by: 3.

Mackenzie demonstrates in her important new book, Places of Possibility: Property, Nature, and Community Land Ownership, the Highlands and Hebrides have become, in recent years, the center of a sustained effort to construct “an alternative, place-based and more generous politics to that of a neoliberal imaginary” (p.3).

Hunter, 'From The Low Tide of the Sea to the Highest Mountain Tops: Community Ownership of Land in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland' (The Islands Book Trust, ). The BIG Lottery, Growing Community Assets (GCA) Evaluation, Community Land Scotland (CLS): Economic Indicator Data () and Scottish Land &Estates: Economic Contribution.

Wildcat Haven Enterprises was established with the aim of helping protect surviving Scottish wildcats, and ensure they would thrive in the Highlands - hardly an immoral mission. But as part of its fundraising efforts, it had offered donors the chance to buy one square foot plots of land in a wildcat haven.

That the Parliament believes that a modern, democratic society requires open and transparent information on the ownership, use and value of land; commends the report published by Community Land Scotland (Towards Land Ownership Transparency); notes the ambition to create a Scottish Land Information System (SCOTLIS) to provide comprehensive.

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History of the Scottish Clan System. The clan system of Scotland has ancient origins in the Celtic, Norman-French and Norse traditions, and can be traced back to a time when people lived off the land, and border disputes were a common occurrence.

Across Scotland there has been an increase in community-land ownership, but the national total -hectares - makes up less than three per cent of the total land area of the country. Lochinver is the place with superb walking, more or less straight out of the village - but for historical/land ownership reasons, it has the least by way of visitor infrastructure compared to your other choices - but that is changing for the better now since the Vestys got the heave-ho.

There is now a reasonable range of good places to eat and drink but don’t expect them to serve as late or. Funded by the Scottish government, it looks ways land and building ownership can benefit more people.

The terms of the Land Settlement Act have not been used since the s. Preface. This book is intended to reflect the conditions in County Fermanagh during and after the Famine in Ireland which is variously given the dates of or The wider time range has been chosen because I don’t think that historical processes and events can be neatly encapsulated in a simple time frame and.

Scotland, especially in the Scottish Highlands and Islands have a unique land ownership system called a croft, where people are in a partnership with the crofting commission who technically own the land, while the “tenants” have an inheritable right to pass on or sell the right to live and farm the land.

Concentrated land ownership is causing “significant and long-term damage” to communities in some parts of Scotland, according to a new report by. As Andy Wightman argues, you don’t own land in the way you own a pair of trousers or piece of furniture, you only have rights over it.

Land exists for all of us, it is our land and our wild life should live on it. The abolition of land ownership of these huge estates is probably a political bridge too far but surely land ownership should be closely controlled and come with stringent.

This book probes the deep-rooted links between the land, the people and the religious culture of the Scottish Highlands and Islands in the nineteenth century. The responses of the clergy to the social crisis which enveloped the region have often been characterised as a mixture of callous indifference, cowering deference or fatalistic passivity.

Not only this, but the landscape and its people are seen in an historical context that is dominated by land ownership and the forced clearances of tenants.

Pretty heavy stuff, you might protest, but no - a charming, light hearted insight into Dornoch life that really tells you something about the Highlands of Scotland, its history, its romance 5/5(5). Available to reserve with £1, LBTT paid and flooring included.

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2 Land ownership concentration and its underpinning by public, especially fiscal, • James Hunter, a former chair of Highlands and Islands Enterprise, is Emeritus Professor of and related arrangements contribute to and underpin inequality in Scottish land ownership.

Holyrood gained powers over the Crown Estate in and now the Crown Estate Bill going through the Scottish Parliament aims to clarify how these historic property assets should be .MIGRATION: SCOTLANDS SHIFTING POPULATION W W Knox This is Chapter 7 of MIGRATION AND SCOTTISH SOCIETY MIGRATION WITHIN SCOTLAND 2 THE LOWLANDS 2 THE HIGHLANDS 3 3.

EMIGRATION AND SCOTTISH SOCIETY EMIGRATION FROM SCOTLAND 4 LEAVING THE HIGHLANDS 5 pattern of ownership and hiring of labour. The File Size: KB.Land-holding in Ireland Much of this document is taken from Michael Winstanley's excellent exposition, Ireland and the Land Question, (Lancaster Pamphlets, ) As in many instances of Irish history, there is a myth and a reality.