Lighthouse, built by the Stevenson's and fuelled by Sperm whale oil, completed on Eilean Bàn.
Lighthouse converted to run on paraffin.
Lighthouse automation ends the need for Keepers to live on island.
Maxwell buys the Lighthouse cottages.
January, Maxwell comes to live on the island permanently.
September, Maxwell dies.
Construction of Skye road bridge begins.
Completion of the bridge on 16th October.
Eilean Bàn Trust formed in partnership with Born Free Foundation.
Bright Water Centre awarded 3* tourist attraction rating.
December 21st, Skye bridge brought back under public ownership and bridge tolls removed.
January 25th, John MacRae, founding member and former chairman of the Eilean Bàn Trust, died of a heart attack.
January 19th, Ownership of the Stevenson Lighthouse transferred to the Eilean Bàn Trust.
September 28th, Owenership of the island transferred from Transport Scotland to Forestry Commission Scotland.