Olrig  Caithness


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

Olrig, coast par., N. Caithness, 10,015 ac., pop. 2002; the church is at Castletown, 5 miles E. of Thurso; Olrig House, seat, is 1½ mile SW. of Castletown; Olrig Hill, 463 ft. high, is on the SW. border of the par.

Olrig through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Olrig, in Highland and Caithness | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 20th October 2020

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