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Roderick Morrison

Roderick Morrison

Roderick, born 1800, was the son of Archibald Morrison and Mary MacAskill of Pol an Òir. The family lived at a site later known as Tobhta Ghilleasbuig Ghobha. Roderick married Mary Morrison of 7 Orasay. Together they were to have five children, living in Borve. In 1854, with the clearance of crofts to create Borve Farm, the family was moved to Scotasay. By 1870, Roderick, known as Am Bodach, and his family were moved to  2 Ardslave. 

 

Title: Roderick Morrison
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Ruairidh Ghilleasbuig Ghobha
Also Known As: Am Bodach
Date of Birth: 1800
Date of Death: 1880
Occupation: Farmer
Sex: Male
Bk Reference: CEBH 1416
Record Maintained By: CEBH
Subject Id: 113196