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Crofts and Residences

Crofts and Residences

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Title Description Images Id
10 Valtos 3170
3 Crulivig No 3 Crulivig is situated between crofts No 2 and 4 and runs into Loch Bharraglom to the north. The first recorded tenant, in 1851, was Duncan Macinnes , son of Angus and Rachael nee Macleod. It remained with the... 825
11 Arivruach Kenneth Mackenzie (1828-1893) moved to this croft when Shieldenish was cleared in 1843. After Norman Mackenzie's death (1896-1990), the croft went to Angus A Mackenzie, 9a Arivruach. Yes 21623
3 Arivruach John Mackenzie (1826-1892) who was originally from Harris, moved to Arivruach in 1845. They were one of the first tenants there. John was a gamekeeper. His son Angus (1879-1930) inherited the croft, followed by Angus's... 21613
6 Arivruach Donald Maclennan (1800-1869) moved from Scarista, Harris to this croft in the 1840s. His son Angus (1828-1915) inherited the croft, followed by his son Angus (1863-1942). 21615
54 Balallan Malcolm Nicolson (1791-) from Valtos, Lochs settled here with his family. 21546
2 Shieldenish (Old) John Mackenzie and his family lived on this croft before moving to Balallan in c1842. 21646
1 Finsbay 61025
36 Balallan The first known tenant of this croft was Malcolm Montgomery but it is not known where he came from. His son Malcolm (1795-1879) inherited the croft and Malcolm's daughter Christina (1837-1921) who married John Macleod... 11578
3 Enaclete Yes 3098
Free Church of Scotland Manse, Kinloch The Rev John Macdonald (1885-1896) was born in Kiltarlity and had spent some years in Canada before resigning from the congregation of Cowbay, Cape Breton in 1884. He was inducted to Kinloch on 11 November 1885, having... Yes 27320
12 Gravir The first tenant of this croft was Angus Macleod (1785-) and was passed down through the family until Kenneth Macaskill, 26 Gravir took over the tenancy. 901
13 Crowlista 3253
Church of Scotland Manse, Kinloch Yes 35826
7 Balallan Aulay Kennedy, 52 Balallan had the tenancy of this croft before moving to 14 Arivruach in the 1840s. Malcolm Macleod, married to Ann Macleod, 17 Balallan became the next tenants and his son John was tenant of the croft... 13495
12 Balallan Murdo Macleod (1799-1871) came to Balallan from Eishken in c1833. He swapped crofts with Alex Montgomery, 7 Balallan in the early 1850s. 21516
3 Caverstay The first (?) tenant of 3 Caverstay was Louis Mackinnon, b1827, son of Donald who had come from Harris to work at Crobeg. The croft was worked by Louis's sons Donald Mor and Farquhar. In the early 1920s, when Pairc was... 11135
3a Aird Uig The first tenant at 3a Aird Uig was John Matheson from Reef. The croft at No 3 was originally enlarged, gaining a new (unconnected) piece of ground to the north of the village, and this new piece was then split off to... Yes 2784
11 Geshader The croft at 11 Geshader also known as Grasvig (Grasibhig) has one modernised and occupied croft house, which was originally built by Donald Macdonald. Behind this house there are the ruins of 2 other croft houses,... Yes 2561
21 Valtos 3195
13 Kneep 3069
5 Valtos 3165
8 Geshader Yes 2557
5 Aird Uig The first tenant at 5 Aird was Malcolm Maclean from 6 Enaclete. 2786
5 Timsgarry The house at 5 Timsgarry was built by William Macdonald and his three sons. William came from Grasivig in Geshader, and said that the full gales that blew from the southwest up the exposed hillside at Timsgarry were... Yes 3120
1 Geshader 1 Geshader, sitting on a hillside above Carishader, in a position of some isolation from the rest of Geshader, is known as An Gleann Ruadh, as is the glen that stretches behind it up towards Loch Croistean. The croft... Yes 2550
2 Enaclete Yes 3097
6 Carishader The first tenant at 6 Carishader, when the crofts were lotted in 1849, was Malcolm Macdonald, son of John. 3047
11 Kneep 3067
5 Geshader Yes 2554

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