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Title Description Images Id
Aird, Benbecula 12186
Isle of North Uist 6892
Lanarkshire 15269
Keose Glebe A small settlement, lying on the north shore of Loch Erisort to the east of Keose. Please see the Boundary Dispute of 1872 and the Breakup of Keose Glebe. Keose Glebe families lived on the following crofts: Mackenzie: 1... Yes 5239
Parish of Craignish, Argyllshire Craignish is a parish on the west coast of Scotland in the historical county of Argyllshire. It includes the peninsula of the same name but also extends inland in a northeasterly direction. (Records for individual... 39660
Isle of Tiree Tiree is the most westerly island of the Inner Hebrides. 40431
China 13162
Lairg, Sutherland 6268
France 1419
Argyllshire The county of Argyllshire covered part of the western Scottish mainland as well as some of the Inner Hebrides. In 1974, most of the county became part of the new administrative area of Argyll & Bute. 9392
Inner Hebrides The Inner Hebrides is the name given to a group of Islands located off the west coast of Scotland, extending from Skye to Islay. Historically they were divided between the counties of Inverness-shire in the north (as... 39630
Tobson, Lewis From "Placenames of Lewis and Harris" by D Maciver F.E.I.S. Tobsunn : O.N., hop-r, a shallow bay ; hoob's (t)on, a bay town. Tobson is situated on the west side of Bernera. It is one of the larger villages and at one... Yes 804
Bernera, Lewis From "Placenames of Lewis and Harris" by D Maciver F.E.I.S. Berneray : ey, island; bjarnar, gen. of bjorn, a bear, a common Icelandic personal name. The Gaelic for bear is mathon, sound is maon, but Anglecised Matheson... Yes 778
Carloway District, Lewis The Carloway district, on the west side of Lewis, comprises the villages of Dalmore, Upper Carloway and Park, Garenin, Borrowston, Knock, Kirvick, Doune, and Tolsta Chaolais. Among the attractions in the area are the... Yes 2371
Ferintosh, Ross & Cromarty Ferintosh is an estate on the Black Isle in Ross & Cromarty. 8315
Helmsdale, Sutherland 10795
Clyth, Caithness 8459
Linshader, Lewis Linshader is part of the Bernera Ward although it is nearer geographically to Callanish, and that is where the children go to school. For council and social purposes it is included in Bernera. It was always a farm and... 800
Crossbost, Lewis Crossbost was formed as a village in 1843 when parts of the Pairc area of South Lochs (Orinsay and Lemreway) were cleared and the inhabitants resettled in North Lochs. Before that it was a tack or small farm. Evidence... 2233
St Colm's Isle, Lewis Eilean Chaluim Chille - St Colm or Columba's Isle - is a small island in Loch Erisort, just off Cromore and Crobeg, acessible on foot from the mainland at low tide. It is rich in remains, mostly notably an early... Yes 9059
Ranish, Lewis Ranish is an old village, with mention of it in the 1600s. Ranish and Leurbost were held as tacks with and various tacksmen in the Seaforth papers. There is a pre-reformation Teampull site, to which the Comunn... 1328
Quebec, Canada 11345
London 625
San Francisco 23125
Tavay Island, Lewis "A small island on which is built Keose Church. It is accessible by a kind of stone wharf...on the northern side of Loch Erisort, a few chains west of Aird Fhalasgair, and a quarter of a mile south by west of Keose... Yes 7263
Sandwick, Lewis Sandwick is a settlement lying to the east of Stornoway. It includes Sandwickhill and Lower Sandwick. Although it is contiguous with the town of Stornoway today, this was not the case in the past. The respective limits... 12183
Caithness 8500
Dunvegan, Skye Dunvegan is a village of about 300 people, situated within the parish of Duirinish on the north east coast of Skye. Just north of the village is Dunvegan Castle, seat of the Clan Macleod. 10679
Portree, Skye 11940
Waternish, Skye 14142

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