Shieldaig History

Shieldaig Community Collage
Sir John Sinclair, Baronet of Ulbster in Caithness
Sir John Sinclair, Baronet of Ulbster in Caithness from a Raeburn exhibition guide

On the 25 May 1790, Sir John Sinclair, Baronet of Ulbster in Caithness, wrote to over nine hundred Parish ministers throughout Scotland asking them to contribute to a Statistical Inquiry by answering as best they could a series of one hundred and sixty-six Queries respecting each Parish.

Shieldaig History

To view the Old Statistical Account (1790) and the New Statistical Account (1836) please see 'Applecross' as Shieldaig falls within that Parish.


Old Statistical Account (1790)
for the Parish of Applecross by the Rev. Mr John mcQueen



New Statistical Account (1836)
for the Parish of Applecross by the Rev. Roderick McRae
 
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