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Fascinating insight into St Kilda

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Life on St Kilda was harsh, according to the census, with a dull, though nutritious, diet.

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JUDGING by the media coverage, the recent rediscovery of a list of inhabitants of St Kilda in 1764 has certainly caught the public’s interest. Until late last year, the oldest known record of the population dated from 1822. The 18th-century private census, which was discovered among the papers of Clan Maclachlan during cataloguing by the National Register of Archives for Scotland (NRAS), shows there were 90 people on the main island of Hirta in June 1764 consisting of 38 males and 52 females.

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