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Allan MacLeod

Allan MacLeod

Allan MacLeod was born in 1844, the son of John MacLeod and Mary MacLeod. They lived in Borve, probably at the site later known as Tobhta Iain 'ic Ailein.  In 1854, with the clearance of crofts to make way for Borve Farm, the family was moved to 2 Lickisto, Harris. Allan became a fisherman and married Mary MacLeod of Quay, Berneray in 1877.

The eldest of their seven children, Ewen, was born on Berneray in 1878. The other six - Mary, John, Donald, Angus, Catherine and Mary Ann - were presumably born in Lickisto.

 

Title: Allan MacLeod
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Ailean Iain Ailein Bhàin
Date of Birth: 1844
Date of Death: 1894
Date of Marriage: 16-01-1877
Occupation: Fisherman; Crofter
Sex: Male
Bk Reference: CEBH 1914
Record Maintained By: CEBH
Subject Id: 72396