Rhum  Inverness Shire


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

Rum Island, Small Isles par., Inner Hebrides, Argyllshire, 15 miles NW. of Ardnamurchan Point, 30,000 ac., pop. 89; measures 8½ miles by 8 miles, and is mountainous, several summits being upwards of 2000 ft. high.

Rhum through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 18th September 2021

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