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Croft history: Isle of Lewis, volume 7 Lawson, Bill, for Comann Eachdraidh Ceann a Tuath nan Loch Northton, Isle of Harris : Bill Lawson Publications, 2001 69 pages; illustrations ISBN: 9781872598369 This volume of croft histories was compiled by Bill Lawson... 104182
Croft History Isle of Lewis, Volume 16, Tolsta Part 2 This volume of croft histories was compiled by Bill Lawson for Comann Eachdraidh Tholastaidh bho Thuath (North Tolsta Historical Society). It covers North Tolsta (Crofts 44 to 77), feus and allotments, and New Tolsta. ... 104389
Croft history : Isle of Lewis, volume 5 Lawson, Bill, for Comann Eachdraidh Charlabhaigh Northton, Isle of Harris : Bill Lawson Publications, 1995 138 pages; illustrations ISBN: 9781872598246 This volume of croft histories was compiled by Bill Lawson for ... 107202
Croft history, Isle of Lewis, volume 4 Lawson, Bill, for Comann Eachdraidh Ceann a Tuath nan Loch Northton, Isle of Harris : Bill Lawson Publications, 1995 90 pages; illustrations ISBN: 9781872598208 This volume of croft histories was compiled by Bill Lawson... 107254
Croft History, Isle of Harris, Volume 2 This volume of Croft Histories was compiled by Bill Lawson for Commann Eachdraidh na Hearadh.  The document covers Urgha, Carraigrich and Caolas Scalpaigh. 107675
The Tolsta townships The Tolsta townships was authored by Donald Macdonald of North Tolsta. It was published by Tolsta Community Association in 1984. This work is a history of the villages which comprise Tolsta, including sections such as "... 107681
Ordnance Survey Name Books Ordnance Survey name books were used to record information about the names of places that feature on the first Ordnance Survey maps compiled around the middle of the 19th century. As well as listing the names together... 108800
Trinity Temple, Carnish, North Uist Trinity Temple, Carnish, North Uist: its abiding influence in the realms of culture and romance Norman MacDonald, Reverend : Locheport (The Manse, Clachan, Locheport, Isle of North Uist) : [1972]);  [1],22p. : ISBN ... 108957
Notices of Three Churches in North Uist, Benbecula, and Grimsay Notices of Three Churches in North Uist, Benbecula, and Grimsay, said to have been Built in the Fourteenth Century was presented to the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland by Captain FWL Thomas RN FSA Scot on 4th... 109096
Croft History, Isle of Lewis, Volume 19 Bill Lawson's Croft History Volume 19 covers Upper Shader and Ballantrushal.  The publication is available to buy through Bill Lawson's website.  109283
Census 1911 The 1911 census was taken on the night of 2 April 1911. Enumerators were appointed to distribute household schedules within their allocated enumeration district. The completed household schedules were then used a... 109595
Tong: the story of a Lewis village Published by Tong Historical Society, 1984. Printed by the Stornoway Gazette. Copies are held by Western Isles Libraries. 109615
Register of Emigrants from Stornoway Parish Written by Bill Lawson. 109769
Census Canada 1881 The Canada Census of 1881 took place on 4th April 1881. It was the second national census of Canada, and covered British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, the Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward... 109770
The going down of the sun The going down of the sun : the Great War and a rural Lewis community = Dol fodha na grèine : buaidh a' Chogaidh Mhòir - Nis gu Baile an Truiseil  Text in parallel English and Scottish Gaelic. Bilingual collection of... 110200
Census Canada 1871 The 1871 Canada Census took place on 2nd April 1871. It was the first national census of Canada, covering the four extant provinces: Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia. Other areas of what later became part... 110957
Bill Lawson Index to the Marriages in the Parish of Harris 1820-1855 110980
Croft History, Isle of Harris, Volume 5 This volume of Croft Histories was compiled by Bill Lawson for Commann Eachdraidh na Hearadh.  The document covers Luskentyre, Seilebost, Horgabost and Borve.   110981
Croft History, Isle of Lewis, Volume 9 This volume of croft histories was compiled by Bill Lawson with the assistance of Comann Eachdraidh Bharabhais agus Bhrù (Barvas and Brue Historical Society). It covers Brue and Upper Barvas.  Copies are available for... 110991
"Laithean an Iasgaich": Land and Sea This book was compiled by the North Tolsta Young Historians with financial assistance from: Leader+, BNSF and Western Isles Enterprise. Copies of it can be ordered here: http://www.tolsta.info/index.php/land-and-sea/36-... 111522
Report of the trial of Peter Heaman and Francois Gautiez or Gautier, for the crimes of piracy and murder Full title: Report of the trial of Peter Heaman and Francois Gautiez or Gautier, for the crimes of piracy and murder : before the High Court of the Admiralty, held at Edinburgh on the 26th and 27th of November 1821 by... 111665
Croft History Isle of Harris, Volume 1 This volume covers the townships of Lickisto, Geocrab, Ardslave, Manish and Flodabay.  It was compiled by Bill Lawson for Commann Eachdraidh na Hearadh. This work can be purchased from the Hebrides People website. 111719
Voyages from Montreal Full title:  Voyages from Montreal, on the river St. Laurence, through the continent of North America, to the frozen and Pacific oceans : in the years 1789 and 1793 : with a preliminary account of the rise, progress,... 111756
Clachan Criche Clachan Crìche is an anthology of Gaelic verse composed by natives of North Tolsta between the years 1850 and 2000. It has been assembled, over a number of years, by the local historical society. More details can be... 112046
Croft history : Isle of Lewis, volume 2 Lawson, Bill Northton, Isle of Harris : Bill Lawson Publications, 1992 171 pages; illustrations ISBN: 9781872598123 This volume of croft histories was compiled by Bill Lawson, with a foreward by Derick S. Thomson. It... 115397
Iolaire Disaster Fund: volumes and papers The Iolaire Disaster Fund was set up to assist the families who had lost fathers, sons and husbands on HMY Iolaire when it sank at the Beasts of Holm, Lewis. The Iolaire Disaster Fund Committee registered under the War... 118475
Leicestershire pedigrees and royal descents This monograph was written by William George Dimock Fletcher and provides pedigrees in narative form of families connected with Leicestershire. It was published in Leicester in 1887 by Clarke and Hodgson, and comprises... 118496
History of Parliament: British political, social and local history The History of Parliament is a research project creating a comprehensive account of parliamentary politics in England, then Britain, from their origins in the thirteenth century.  The project consists of detailed... 118497
The journal of a tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, LL.D. Subtitle: Containing some poetical pieces by Dr. Johnson, relative to the tour, and never before published; a series of his conversation, literary anecdotes, and opinions of men and books: with an authentick account of... 118500
St Kilda : a people's history This monograph by journalist Roger Hutchinson was published by Birlinn (Edinburgh) in 2016, and explores and portrays the life of the St Kildans from the Stone Age to 1930, when the remaining 36 islanders were evacuated... 118501

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