Barra  Inverness Shire


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Barra like this:

Barra, an island and par. in the Outer Hebrides, Inverness-shire, the par. comprising several inhabited and uninhabited islands, 22,212 ac., pop. 2161; the island is 8 miles long by 5 miles broad; P.O.

Barra through time

Barra is now part of Eilean Siar district. Click here for graphs and data of how Eilean Siar has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Barra itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Barra, in Eilean Siar and Inverness Shire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 20th July 2024

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