The Lowland Clearances – Lost Villages

Published on
24 March, 2017

Synopsis:

A man talks about the land clearances of the Scottish Borders in the 18th century, and searches for some of the lost, forgotten villages which these created.

Written by
Mark Nicol

Historian – Filmmaker – Blogger – Guided Tours – Group Speaker

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The Lowland Clearances – Lost Villages

Everyone knows about the Highland Clearances.
What is not so well know is that our ancestors here in the Borders suffered a similar fate.
We go searching for some of the lost, forgotten villages of the area.

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