Uig  Ross and Cromarty


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

Uig, par., in SW. of Lewis island, Outer Hebrides, Ross-shire, 135,471 ac., pop. 3489; contains also the islands of Bernera, Mealista, and Pabay; the church stands near the W. coast of Lewis, 34 miles W. of Storaoway.

Uig through time

Uig 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 Uig itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Uig, in Eilean Siar and Ross and Cromarty | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 17th October 2021

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