Cottars

Some articles on cottars:

Scottish Agricultural Revolution
... In many ways it was a totally rural economy, the land being worked by the cottars on the centuries-old runrig system of subsistence farming ... the Lowland Clearances, when hundreds of thousands of cottars and tenant farmers from central and southern Scotland were, in many cases, forcibly moved from the farms ... Cockburn of Ormiston to house the displaced cottars on the outskirts of the new ranch-style farms, or to the new industrial centres of Glasgow, Edinburgh, or northern England ...
Napier Commission
... officially the Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Condition of Crofters and Cottars in the Highlands and Islands was a royal commission and public inquiry into the condition of crofters and cottars in the ... Her Majesty's Commissioners of Inquiry Into the Condition of the Crofters and Cottars in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, in 1884 ...
Lowland Clearances
... Thousands of cottars and tenant farmers from the southern counties of Scotland migrated from farms and small holdings they had occupied to the new ... John Cockburn of Ormiston, for example, displaced cottars to the outskirts of his new ranch ... practice meant the replacement of part-time labourer / subtenants (known as cottars, cottagers, or bondsmen) with full time agricultural labourers who lived either ...
Mingulay - History and Culture - Evacuation
... In July 1906 grazing land on Vatersay was raided by landless cottars from Barra and its isles, including three families from Mingulay ... neglected her duties as a landowner and that "long indifference to the necessities of the cottars had gone far to drive them to exasperation" ... that the former was "much more primitive than St Kilda, especially as regards the cottars' and crofters' houses", suggesting that the lack of a permanent landing was of greater import than sheer distance ...
On Fire (The Cottars Album)
... The second CD released by Cape Breton's Celtic quartet, The Cottars ... arranged by Allister MacGillivray and The Cottars and are published by Cabot Trail Music, SOCAN ...