Environment & The Society

From 1609 onwards Scottish and English settlers started to arrive in Ulster to live. They mainly lived off the land by farming and sold their produce at local markets. Many of the towns were planned and laid out in a diamond shape like Derry ~ Londonderry and Coleraine.

The images below show the impact the Plantation was beginning to have on the local landscape and economy. What does the lease agreement allow George Squire to do? Perhaps you could find out who looks after the fishing rights of Lough Foyle.