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History as told by the people who were there.
27 Aug 2020 • 9 mins
In August 1930 the last inhabitants left their homes on the remote Scottish islands of St Kilda. It was the end of a traditional Gaelic-speaking community who were once believed to live at the end of the world. Simon Watts has been listening to some of their stories, as recorded in the BBC archives.PHOTO: The men of St Kilda pictured in the late 19th century (Getty Images)