Uig  Inverness Shire


In 1882-4, Frances Groome's Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland described Uig like this:

Uig, a village in Snizort parish, Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire, at the head of Uig Bay, 14 miles NNW of Portree, under which it has a post office, with money order, savings' bank, and telegraph departments. Here also are a steamboat pier and a good hotel. Great damage was done to the place by the 'big flood' of Oct. 1877. Triangular Uig Bay measures 1 mile across the entrance, and 1½ mile thence to its inmost recess.

Uig through time

Uig is now part of Highland district. Click here for graphs and data of how Highland 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 Highland and Inverness Shire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 04th August 2021

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