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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: Uig, Falklands War   FALKLANDS WAR - 1982     Name Patronymic Address Service Details BREANISH       Robert Latimer   9 Breanish Marines Neil Buchanan   11 Breanish Marines Iain Bichanan   11 Breanish R.N... Yes 23248
Murdo Macdonald Murdo (1873-1951) was a son of Angus Macdonald and Christina Macdonald from Tobson (then 10 Breaclete). Murdo moved to Glasgow where he trained to be a baker and whilst there met and married Mary Ann Maclean from... Yes 26657
John Macdonald, Reverend John (1877-1951) was a son of Angus Macdonald and Christina Macdonald from Tobson, then 10 Breaclete. John married Murdina Maclean of 1 Brenish; the couple moved there with their first of four children, when Effie's... Yes 26693
Murdo Donald Macdonald Murdo Donald (1904-1966), was the eldest son of Murdo Macdonald and Mary Ann Maclean who settled at 10 Breaclete. Murdo Donald was born in Breanish, his mother's parental home, but the rest of his siblings were born at... Yes 26807
Mangersta, Lewis The original settlement of Mangersta (thought by some to derive from the Norse for 'Magnus's steading') was cleared, resettled and then cleared again prior to 1874. Crofts relating to that earlier period are labelled '... Yes 3265
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
Janet Mackinnon Janet (1827-1902) was a daughter of Angus Mackinnon and Catherine Morrison, 15 Mealista. In 1837, when Mealista was cleared, she moved with her family to 18 Old Brenish, in 1849 to 28 Brenish and in the 1850s to 18... 100951
Roderick Buchanan Roderick Buchanan (born 1869) was a son of Donald Buchanan and Janet Morrison, 14a Brenish. He was the husband of Margaret Ann Macarthur, 29 Upper Carloway and they resided in Stornoway.  101666
Old Mangersta, Lewis The original settlement of Mangersta (Magnus's steading) was cleared at the same time as Mealista, in 1837-38, to make way for sheep. It was resettled but then cleared again in 1873-4, when the temporary settlers mostly... 104353
Norman Morrison Norman (born 1856) was a son of Angus Morrison and Margaret Martin, 21 Brenish. He married Catherine Macaulay, 19 Kirkibost. After Catherine's death Norman returned to Brenish and their two sons were raised by Catherine... 10577
14b Brenish When 14 Brenish was divided by widow Mary Buchanan, her son Ewen became tenant of 14b Brenish; cottar his son, John who later obtained croft 4 Mangersta. After Ewen's death both parts of the croft passed to his son... 109279
Mary Montgomery Mary Montgomery (1890-1966) was a daughter of Roderick Montgomery and Catherine Mackenzie, 4 Balallan. Her father died  in 1893 and the family moved to 1 Habost.  Mary married Neil Morrison, 16 Brenish, Uig in Glasgow... 11496
Calum Angus Macleod Calum Angus Macleod (1965-2019) was born in 1965  to Christina Buchanan of 11 Breanish Uig and Malcolm Macleod of 9b Laxay.  Calum Angus was raised with his siblings in the family home at 10 Laxay.  Calum subsequently... 119862
Norman Macdonald Norman was illegitimate. His mother was Catherine Macleod, said to be from Breanish, Uig and his father was Neil Macdonald "Niall Bhearnaraidh Bheag". As was the custom then, the mother was asked what she would like as... 12732
Mary Ann Maclean Mary Ann (1879-1968) was a daughter of Murdo Maclean and Euphemia Macaulay, 1 Brenish.  She met and married Murdo Macdonald from Tobson whilst living in Glasgow in 1903. They returned to Lewis, settling at 10 Breaclete... 26687
Murdina Maclean Murdina (1887-1977) was a daughter of Murdo Maclean and Euphemia Macaulay, 1 Brenish. She married John Macdonald from Tobson and 10 Breaclete. They moved to 1 Brenish with the first of their four children, when her... 26697
Angus Macaulay Angus, son of Domhnall Cam, was the first of the Macaulays to be a tacksman in Breanish. It is said that he came to an agreement with Alexander Mackenzie of Achilty whereby he was to accept the lands of Brenish from the... 27916
Ann Mackenzie According to tradition Ann, daughter of Alexander Mackenzie of Achilty, married Angus Macaulay from Uig with the tack of Breanish as her "dowry". She was not a popular woman in Uig due to both her sharp tongue and the... 27942
Murdo Macaulay Murdo, a son of Angus and Ann nee Mackenzie from Breanish, was a tacksman in Valtos. He and his brother Donald appear on record in a document signed, witnessed and dated at South Scarista 3rd June 1658 concerning their... 28017
Dugald Macaulay Dugald was a son of Angus and Ann nee Mackenzie of Breanish and succeeded his father as tacksman of Breanish. He may have had a large family as there was a large difference in ages between some of his known children (20... 28100
Donald Macaulay Donald was a son of Angus and Ann nee Mackenzie from Breanish. He was the tacksman in Carnish, Uig and is on record in 1663 as "Donald mc Angous vc Donald in Cartanish" in a document in which he is appointed cautioner... 28112
Catherine Macleod Catherine who, according to tradition, came from Breanish or Mealista was the mother of Norman Macdonald "Tormod Ladhach" who settled at Gisla. He was the illegitimate son of Neil Macdonald from Little Bernera 28132
Aulay Macaulay Aulay (c1669-1758) was the son of Dugald, tacksman of Breanish, and the great-grandson of Donald (Domhnall Cam), the Macaulay clan chief and notorious renegade. Aulay was a parish minister in Tiree, Coll and later in... 28142
John Macaulay John, son of Murdo and Isobel nee Morrison from Valtos. He succeeded his father as tenant in Valtos and appears on record in rent rolls between 1787 and 1823. He married a relative, Christina Macaulay, a daughter of... 28414
Christina Macaulay Christina, daughter of Donald "Domhnall Og" the last tacksman of Breanish, married John Macaulay from Valtos, with issue. 28491
Donald Macaulay This was the second son of Dugald of Breanish to be called Donald and is distinguished by the Og, or 'young'. By 1740 he appears as tacksman of Breanish and Ardroil and again in 1754 and 1755. As tradition has it he... 28503
Unknown This woman lived with Donald Macaulay, the tacksman of Breanish, outwith the bonds of holy matrimony. Although Donald legally married another woman and, after her death, married for a second time he remained in some... 28517
Donald Macaulay Son of Donald Macaulay, Breanish, his succession to the patrimony in 1773 identifies him , in terms of the family tradition, as Donald's son with the "unlawful wife". He was the last of the tacksmen of Breanish. 28522
Elizabeth Macaulay Elizabeth was a "lawful wife" of Donald the tacksman in Breanish. In the rental of 1766 "Elizabeth Macaulay and Zachary her son" agreed to take the farm of Breanish "as presently possessed by her". 28526

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