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Roderick Montgomery

Roderick Montgomery

Roderick (1888-1965) was a son of Roderick Montgomery and Catherine Mackenzie, 4 Balallan.

Roderick was a twin of Christina and when their father died, the family moved to 1 Habost.

He became a headmaster in various parts of the country, and was residing at 10 Esslemont Avenue in Aberdeen when in 1915 at St Ringan's Church in Lerwick he married Lillias Mitchell Henry of Noonsbrough, Shetland. Roderick and Lillias had a son, Andrew on 5th April 1920; Lillias died on 7th August 1920.

Roderick took up a teaching post in Finsbay, Isle of Harris and on 11th October 1921 married Marion Ross of 11 Geocrab, Harris, at the Waverley Hotel in Stornoway. Roderick, Marion and Andrew settled at 11 Geocrab.


Title: Roderick Montgomery
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Ruairidh Caitriona
Date of Birth: 29-04-1888
Date of Death: 23-11-1965
Date of Marriage: 05-08-1915;11-10-1921
Occupation: Headteacher
Sex: Male
Bk Reference: CEP 1580; CEP 1565
Record Maintained By: CEP
Subject Id: 11488