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Roll of Honour: Uig, World War One WORLD WAR I - 1914 - 1918 Bold text indicates those who died during the war British Service Medals explained - Click here Name Patronymic Address Service Details ARD BHEAG John Macdonald... Yes 9930
Roll of Honour: Uig, World War Two   WORLD WAR II - 1939 - 1945 Bold text indicates those who died during the war British Service Medals explained - Click here Name Patronymic Address Service Details BREANISH       Murdo Maclean   1... Yes 23230
Roll of Honour: Berneray Berneray's Roll of Honour appears on the island's war memorial in Church Road. First World War Private Donald MacAskill of 4a Ruisgarry (Tarraloch), Cameron Highlanders Private Roderick MacAskill of 4a Ruisgarry (... Yes 111715
Roll of Honour: Tir Mor, World War One Name Address Patronymic Service Details Malcolm Macleod 1 Crulivig Calum Allaidh Camerons; Killed in action, 25thOct.,1915. Kenneth John Macleod 1 Crulivig Coinneach Allaidh R.N.R.T. Duncan... 17097
Royal Naval Reserve service records 1860-1955 This is an online selection of service records of ratings who served in the Royal Naval Reserve (RNR) between 1860 and 1955, held by The National Archive. There are over 148,000 records for this period; they... 118509
Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve service records 1903-1922 This is an online selection of service records of ratings  and officers who served in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve (RNVR) between 1903 and 1922, held by The National Archives. The Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve also... 120159
Royal Navy ratings’ service records 1853-1928 This is an online selection of  700,000 Royal Navy service records for ratings who entered the service between 1853 and 1928. Some of the records cover periods of service up to at least 1950. The original records are in... 118518
Saddle quern Broken saddle quern made from Lewisian gneiss. Found on Little Bernera by Donald Macaulay, who gifted it to Bernera Museum. Yes 120717
Sanais Bilingual quarterly publication by Comann Eachdraidh Uig, 1984 to 1988. Features stories, songs, traditions, letters and children's work. 60649
Scotland's War Losses Written by Duncan Duff, Scotland's War Losses is a book first published in 1947. It reviews the military contribution of Scotland to British armed forces since the Union of 1707, and makes a link between war casualties... 104691
ScotlandsPlaces ScotlandsPlaces is an free online portal hosting content from Historic Environment Scotland, National Records of Scotland, and the National Library of Scotland. Records on Scottish places include:  Maps, surveys and... 119620
Sea sorrow Sea sorrow is a 1960 pamphlet published by the Stornoway Gazette, describing the Iolaire disaster of 1919. The work was reprinted in 1972 (ISBN 9780903960014) and 1998.  Copies are held by Western Isles Libraries, and a... 119696
Sea-Names of Berneray Sea Names of Berneray is a collection of the names of rocks, skerries, shoals and islands in the Sound of Harris, Sound of Uist and around the island of Berneray. Based on a paper delivered by Donald MacKillop to the... 73991
Seaforth Muniments (Seaforth Estate Papers) Mackenzies of Seaforth owned the Isle of Lewis from 1610 until its sale to James Matheson in 1844. The Papers are held by National Records of Scotland (Edinburgh). 115910
Session Papers of Grianam Case A copy of these legal documents, the Grianam Case Session Papers Vol 161 1770, is held at Lionacleit Community Library. 117489
Sgeulachdan Bhearnaraidh This collection of tales related to Alick Morrison by islanders was presented by him to the Gaelic Society of Inverness in 1983, and later published in their Transactions, Volume 53. 113055
Songs of Gaelic Scotland Gilles, Anne Lorne, Songs of Gaelic Scotland Edinburgh : Birlinn, 2005  ISBN: 9781841580180 xxxi pages, 558 pages of music. Anne Lorne Gillies collected, transcribed and translated this anthology of Scottish Gaelic... 121113
South Uist Historical Society Archive South Uist Historical Society (Comunn Eachdraidh Uibhist a Deas) has an extensive archive of artefacts, photographs and documents.  At the core of the artefact collection are the objects gathered during the 1950s and... 108028
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
Statistical Account of the Parish of Harris, 1791-1799 The first Statistical Account of Scotland, 1791-1799, compiled by Sir John Sinclair of Ulbster, gives detailed information about the population, conditions and activities in each parish of the country, as provided by... 58364
Steam drifters recalled : Spey to Shetland and Stornoway : INS - WK - K - LK - SY Steam drifters recalled is a book by Joseph Reid, about the fishing boats of Inverness, Wick and Stornoway. Publication details: Enzie : J. & Mary M. Reid, 2002 [no ISBN] 160 pages; illustrated. This volume is part... 119927
Stornoway Gazette The Stornoway Gazette was founded in 1917 by William Grant, formerly a Highland News reporter and a native of Inverness. On his death in 1932, his wife Johanna became proprietor and his son James Shaw Grant became... 7270
Stornoway Historical Society archive Stornoway Historical Society holds an archive of photographs, stories and recordings relating to the maritime history of the town and surrounding district, and to the old houses and families of Stornoway. 43158
Surprise Island "True Stories from the Western Isles" by James Shaw Grant. James Thin, 1983. 60643
Tales and traditions of the Lews A collection of myths, legends, traditions and sources from the island of Lewis collected by Donald "Dolly Doctor" Macdonald of Gisla and compiled by his widow Emily Lever Paul. Editions: Stornoway: Mrs Macdonald, 1967... 18684
Teampall na Trianaid Conservation Association archive The members of Teampall na Trianaid Conservation Association have, between them, an extensive range of literature and images relating to the history of the building and its surrounds. 108615
The Archaeology of Ness The Archaeology of Ness, by Chris S. Barrowman, is a book summarising the results of the Ness Archaeological Landscape Survey (NALS), for which the fieldwork was carried out in 2006 and 2007. The survey recorded more... 109442
The Clan Donald The Clan Donald by the Reverend Angus Macdonald, Minister of Killearnan and the Reverend Archibald Macdonald, Minister of Kiltarlity, was published in three volumes by Northern Counties Publishing Co Ltd of Inverness... 108942
The Glasgow Herald The Glasgow Herald, currently The Herald, is the world's longest-running national daily newspaper. It was founded in 1783 as a weekly publication entitled The Glasgow Advertiser and became The Glasgow Herald in 1805,... 10622
The Hebridean The Hebridean was a local newpaper, published weekly between April 2003 and 2006. It was published by Island Media Ltd. Copies are held by Western Isles Libraries. 11645

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