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Murdo Murray

Murdo Murray

Murdo (1878-1967) was the son of Donald Murray and Isabella Maciver of 61 North Tolsta.

His mother died in 1880 and his father later married Effie Macleod. His half brother died in 1885.

He joined the Seaforth Militia and served in Cairo during the Boer War.

He married Margaret Mackenzie, of 48 North Tolsta, and the couple settled at 61 North Tolsta and had five children: a boy and four girls.

He went to Canada and settled in the Rockies, its not clear if he went alone to find work or if he took his family with him; he returned at the start of the First World War and joined the Royal Naval Reserves.

Murdo was widowed in 1956.

In due course 61 North Tolsta passed to their youngest daughter: Joan.


Title: Murdo Murray
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Murchadh Dhomhnaill (Iain) Duinn
Also Known As: Lòdaidh or Lòrdy
Date of Birth: 1878
Date of Death: 1967
Sex: Male
Bk Reference: CET 2462
Record Maintained By: CET
Subject Id: 93186