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Malcolm MacLeod

Malcolm MacLeod

Malcolm MacLeod was born in 1863, the son of John MacLeod and Marion Ferguson of 1/2 Ruisgarry (Sandhill). 

Malcolm was eventually passed the croft from his father, and was, like him, a crofter and ground officer. He married Janet MacKay from Lochgilphead, with whom he was to have eleven children. 

He is mentioned in two poems by Iain Archie MacAskill in the book An Ribheid Chiuil - Litir gu caraid ann am Bearnaraidh 1929 and Freagairt Uisdean.

When he died, the croft was passed to his son Roderick.


Title: Malcolm MacLeod
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Calum Iain Iain-Thailleir
Date of Birth: 23-10-1863
Date of Death: 10-04-1940
Date of Marriage: 26-06-1890
Occupation: Crofter; Ground Officer
Sex: Male
Bk Reference: CEBH 295
Record Maintained By: CEBH
Subject Id: 67748