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Lochboisdale, Na h-Eileanan an Iar (Loch Baghasdail)

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Lochboisdale, Na h-Eileanan an Iar (Loch Baghasdail)

Lochboisdale is a community and the main population centre on the island of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, Scotland. The town profited from the herring boom in the 19th century, and a steamer pier was built in 1880. In 1905, a mission church was built, and by 1953, steamers were connecting Lochboisdale with Oban, Castlebay, Mallaig and Lochmaddy. Lochboisdale is the ferry terminal for the island of South Uist.
Post townISLE OF SOUTH UIST
Administrative CountyNa h-Eileanan an Iar
Traditional CountyInverness-shire
OS GridNF7919
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityNorthern Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01878
 

Other names by which Lochboisdale, Na h-Eileanan an Iar (Loch Baghasdail) has been known in the past

Lochboisdale/Loch Baghasdail ~ Loch Baghasdail ~ Boisdale

Lochboisdale, Na h-Eileanan an Iar (Loch Baghasdail) in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Boisdale, hamlet and sea-loch, S. Uist par., Outer Hebrides.

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