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Finlay Macleod

Finlay Macleod

Finlay, born c1836 in Barvas, was married in Croir in around 1875 to Marion Mackenzie. They lived in Croir until it was cleared in 1880 and, according to local tradition, relocated to Benside in Laxday. They had the following children:

  • Neil b 22-09-1861 Croir
  • Mary b c1866 Barvas
  • Murdo b 27-07-1867 Croir
  • Ann c1870
  • John b 17-10-1871 Croir
  • Isabella b 26-12-1873 Croir (dbv)
  • Isabella b 11-01-1875 d 31-01 1875 Croir

Finlay was the subject of the song Fuilleagain, written by Marion's brother-in-law John Smith.


Title: Finlay Macleod
Record Type: People
Also Known As: Fuilleagain
Date of Birth: 1836
Occupation: Merchant
Sex: Male
Bk Reference: CEBL 3714
Record Maintained By: CEBL
Subject Id: 55119