The website includes a searchable database, working on the system of purchasing and using credits similar to ScotlandsPeople, with information on over 22,000 emigrants who left the Outer Hebrides between 1780 and 1920, as well as other information on the Outer Hebrides and their history.
Am Baile Newspaper Index
The Am Baile Newspaper Index is a searchable database of stories and articles carried in the newspapers of the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. The database contains a short summary of each article and a reference to the issue in which the article was published. The newspapers available for searching are:The Inverness Journal (1807 – 1849)
The Inverness Advertiser (1849 – 1885)
Scottish Highlander (1885 – 1898)
Inverness Courier (1879, 1898 – 1901, 1920-1939)
John O’Groat Journal (1836 – 1887)
Gairm (1952 – 2002)