Highland Clearance descendants buy land
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Highland Clearance descendants buy land back

Descendants of the Highland Clearances evictees are to buy land back from Duke of Sutherland's family.

A community group has secured funding to purchase 3,000 acres of land around Helmsdale.

The land was offered for sale by the Sutherland family, whose ancestor instigated the brutal clearances in the early 1800s.

  • 14 Aug 2017