Shawbost  Ross and Cromarty


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

Shawbost or Sheabost, a village in the Carloway portion of Loch parish, Lewis, Ross-shire, near the NW coast, 5¾ miles NE of Carloway. Pop. (1861) 312, (1871) 376, (1881) 322.—Ord. Sur., sh. 105, 1858.

Shawbost through time

Shawbost 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 Shawbost itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 22nd September 2021

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