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Kenneth MacAskill

Kenneth MacAskill

Kenneth MacAskill, born 1780,  was known as Coinneach Portair, so was a ferryman. Kenneth married twice. His first wife was Chirsty MacCusbic, who died shortly after the birth of their daughter Christina. Kenneth’s second wife was Marion MacLean, with whom he had seven children. They lived in Borve, where Kenneth is listed as a tenant in 1830, paying £5.10s annual rent. In the 1841 census his occupation is shown as farmer. 

 

Title: Kenneth MacAskill
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Coinneach Portair
Date of Birth: 1780
Date of Death: 1845
Occupation: Farmer; Ferryman
Sex: Male
Bk Reference: CEBH 2142
Record Maintained By: CEBH
Subject Id: 113263