• Crime Figures 1880-1900

    Crime figures for Uig, 1880 to 1900, from the 1902 Report by the Crofters Commission on Social Conditions in Lewis.

    A: Crimes against the person, including serious assaults, concealment of pregnancy, etc.
    B: Crimes against property, including theft, fraud, fire-raising, rioting, etc.
    C1: Minor assaults, etc.
    C2: Infringement of the Education Acts (failing to send children to school)
    C3: Contravention of the Police Acts (presumably beginning with that of 1897)
    C4: Poaching
    C5: Various

    Year A B C1 C2 C3 C4 C5 Total
    1880 4 3 2 0 0 0 0 9
    1881 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 4
    1882 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 4
    1883 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 5
    1884 1 2 4 0 0 0 0 7
    1885 1 8 3 0 0 0 0 12
    1886 0 1 7 0 0 0 1 9
    1887 0 1 7 0 0 0 1 9
    1888 0 5 10 0 0 0 4 19
    1889 0 8 16 11 0 0 1 36
    1890 0 8 12 15 0 0 0 35
    1891 1 14 12 8 0 0 1 36
    1892 1 9 7 13 2 0 1 33
    1893 0 14 11 1 0 0 3 29
    1894 0 17 6 4 0 2 8 37
    1895 0 8 13 1 0 1 4 27
    1896 0 11 15 11 0 0 7 44
    1897 0 9 9 3 0 0 4 25
    1898 0 10 11 4 0 0 25 50
    1899 0 9 14 0 0 0 13 36
    1900 0 8 11 1 0 0 4 24

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