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Christina MacLeod

Christina MacLeod

Christina MacLeod, born 1791, of Duirinish, Skye married Samuel MacAulay, with whom she was to have seven children. They made their home in Borve, Berneray.

A widow by the time of the 1851 census, Christina is shown farming a plot of 12 acres. In 1854, with the clearance of crofts to create Borve Farm, the family was moved to Sruth, Harris as cottars. In 1861 her grand-daughter Catherine was living with her there. 

 

Title: Christina MacLeod
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Cairistìona Nèill Bhain
Date of Birth: 1791
Date of Death: 1869
Occupation: Farmer
Sex: Female
Bk Reference: CEBH 382
Record Maintained By: CEBH
Subject Id: 105135