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Title Description Images Id
Alexander Maciver Alexander, son of Alexander Maciver and Catherine Macleod, 18 Cromore settled in Stornoway. 47430
Annabella Smith Annabella (1830-1891) was a daughter of Kenneth Smith and Mary Maciver, 28 Leurbost. She was the wife of Murdo Macleod, 18 Cromore.  Annabella and Murdo settled at 18 Cromore and they had eight children.   47414
John Macleod John, born 1859, was a son of Murdo Macleod and Annabella Smith, 18 Cromore. He married Ann Kennedy, 4 Cromore and settled at Cliff Cottage, Cromore. He had six of a family. 47422
Angus Macleod Angus "Ease" Macleod was born in 1916 to 8 Calbost, son of John Macleod and Isabella Nicolson. He attended Planasker School in Marvig from 1921 and left at 14, becoming a cook on fishing boats. AT 18 he joined the Royal... Yes 23160
William Bruce William Bruce, son of William Bruce and Wilma (or Williamina) Sutherland from Kildonan, Sutherland was headmaster at Cromore School in 1891-2, and at Knockiandue School, Keose from 1892 to September 1894. He married... 22352
John Macdonald John Macdonald was born in 1897, son of Alexander Macdonald, Valtos and later Reef. John emigrated on the Metagama in 1923. He married Catherine from Point (born 1902) and was working as a stonesetter in Chicago in 1929... 66193
Ann Macinnes Ann Macinnes was born to 8 Gravir. She was called up for engineering works during the Second World War after training at Springburn, Glasgow. Ann married Angus Macleod and settled at 8 Calbost and Park House, Marybank... Yes 1921
Ishbel Macleod Ishbel Macleod was born 1947 in Marybank, Stornoway, daughter of Angus "Ease" Macleod of 8 Calbost; she died aged fifteen. 23213
Finlay Smith Finlay, son of John Smith and Ann Kennedy, 19a Cromore married Isobel Macleod, 15 Cromore. After her death, he married Mary Macleod, 24 Cromore. He ran a shop on this croft which still stands at the end of the old house... Yes 47309
Alexander Kennedy Alexander, son of Donald Kennedy and Margaret Macleod, 16 Cromore married Christine Macleod, 9 Cromore. Alexander operated a baker's business at Cromore after the First World War but because every housewife in the... 47338
Alexander Crawford Alexander Crawford (1837-1916), Parish Schoolhouse, Keose. Alexander became the first headmaster of Knockiandue School when it opened on 30 October 1878, after the Parish School closed, and remained there until 1892. He... 13570
John Smith John Smith was the son of Finlay Smith and Mary Macleod, 15 Cromore. He was living at 62 Haugh Road, Glasgow, when he married Johanna Macmillan, 4 Keose Glebe. They settled at 276 St George's Road, Glasgow, and then... 11054
Thomas Douglas, 5th Earl of Selkirk Thomas Douglas was the seventh son of the 4th Earl of Selkirk, and unexpectedly succeeded to the title in 1799 after the death of his brothers. He was born at St Mary's Isle, Kirkcudbright, and studied law at Edinburgh... Yes 23614
John Maclean John (born 1888) was the son of Angus Maclean and Mary Macdonald of 3 Ungeshader. He was known as Shonnie Gorravig and never married; he latterly lived on 3 Ungeshader, with his brother Peter (the Coll) and Peter's wife... Yes 38042
Christina Macdonald Christina Macdonald (1826-1887), Stornoway married Donald Murray, Druncuddin, Resolis in Applecross. In 1869 she remarried to Alexander Crawford, who was the first headmaster of Knockiandue School, after the closure of... 13540
Alexander J Mackenzie Rev Col AJ Mackenzie was born in 1887 at Kinlochresort, son of the gamekeeper Roderick Mackenzie. In 1891 they "moved in" as Roderick took up a position at Uig Lodge. Alick J went to Crowlista School and joined the Army... 38687
Mary Macphee Mary Macphee was from Balivanich, Benbecula. She married Donald Maculay who was also from Balivanich and they had a son, Angus, who became a doctor at Keose.  13583
Donald Macaulay Donald Macaulay was from Balivanich. He married Mary Macphee and they had at least one son, Angus who was a doctor at Keose.  13580
Angus Macaulay Angus Macaulay (1843-1922), Doctors Residence, Keose. Angus graduated from the University of Glasgow and worked in the parish of Kildalton on Islay for 7 years and then in Kirkmichael for 2 years before moving to... 12184
Flora MacEachan Flora (1854-1941) was a daughter of Donald MacEachan and Janet Macdonald, Aird, Benbecula. She married Dr Angus Macaulay, who was practicing in Keose at the time and they had a large family.  12185
Mary Macaulay Mary Macaulay (1877-1907) daughter of Angus Macaulay and Flora MacEachan, Doctors Residence, Keose married Rev Donald MacCallum. They had no family. 5580
Rev Donald MacCallum Rev Donald MacCallum was born in the Craignish district of Argyll. He was a man who was to make his mark in crofting circles and to bear the title "caraid an duine bhochd" (the poor man's friend) who demonstrated by... Yes 5576
Malcolm Maccallum Malcolm MacCallum married Mary Macfarlane and they lived at Keose Manse. It is not known where Malcolm or Mary came from. They were the parents of Rev Donald MacCallum, Keose Manse. 5563
Mary Macfarlane Mary Macfarlane Maccallum (1808-1896) lived with her son Donald Maccallum in the Manse at Keose, along with her other children Martha, Isabella and Dugald. 5565
Rev Alexander Simpson Rev Alexander Simpson (1761-1830) was born in Ferintosh, studied in Aberdeen and came to Keose as assistant Minister to Rev John Fraser in 1787. After the death of Mr Fraser, he was admitted as Minister of the charge on... 8314
Lilly Macaulay Lily Macaulay (1811-1887), daughter of Donald Macaulay and Catherine Morrison, Linshader, Uig, married Robert Finlayson who was Minister at Keose prior to the Disruption of 1843. They had five of a family, two of whom,... 5257
Kenneth Smith Kenneth Smith was born in Callanish in 1823, son of John and Christina nee Maclean from Garynahine and subsequently Doune Carloway, where his father was the tacksman from 1853-73. The family is believed to have spent... 45986
Finlay Maciver Finlay (1930-2011) was a son of Kenneth Maciver and Christina Macdonald, 4 Geshader, where he grew up steeped in crofting tradition. He spent much of his working life away from Lewis, on hydro-electric schemes in the... Yes 7984
Donald Macaulay Donald Macaulay, tacksman at Linshader, was the father of Lilly (who was married to the Rev Robert Finlayson, Keose Manse) and 'an Dotor Ruadh' who succeeded him as tacksman. 5246
Catherine Morrison Catherine Morrison, Linshader, Uig was the mother of Lily Macaulay, who was married to Rev Robert Finlayson, Keose Manse. 5253