Some Scottish Lowlanders moved to cities around Britain in the 19th and early 20th century. Although living conditions were poor, there were greater employment prospects as well as social benefits. Having made this move from home, the upheaval of moving further afield did not seem so daunting.

First broadcast:
4 March 2004

The clip can lead to more detailed study of urbanisation in Scotland. It can link to current urbanisation in the developing world. Local case studies on families moving from Scotland to Liverpool or other English cities could be studied.