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Geshader, Lewis Geshader is a village of 11 crofts located on a peninsula into Loch Roag. The croft numbers progress from the road end up the hill and towards the sea, but the new road follows Loch Geshader to the sea and dog-legs back... Yes 674
Geshader Geshader from the air, showing Loch Geshader and croft 11 at the bottom of the picture. 88667
4 Geshader Kenneth Maciver was the first tenant on 4 Geshader. There were at one time four houses on the croft, including that of the preacher, as well as the Meeting House, of which nothing now remains. Yes 2553
Geshader canal The blue triangle shows the location of the Geshader canal, which ran from the north end of Loch Geshader to the sea. The sea is directly behind the photograper and the stones in the foreground mark the end of the canal... 83556
Geshader jetty Geshader jetty with disused lobster creels, showing the naust or slipway. 83559
Geshader View An evening view of Geshader: looking north to crofts 3 and 4. Beyond them is Loch Geshader and beyond that, Loch Roag and open water. On the hill (L-R) crofts 7, 8, 9, 6 and 5 are visible. Grasivig and crofts 10 and 11... 87420
7 Geshader Yes 2556
3 Geshader Yes 2552
11 Geshader The croft at 11 Geshader also known as Grasvig (Grasibhig) has one modernised and occupied croft house, which was originally built by Donald Macdonald. Behind this house there are the ruins of 2 other croft houses,... Yes 2561
Geshader cousins Back left to right: Malcolm Mackay (Dushy) 2 Valtos, John Macleod Enaclete and latterly Mangersta, Donald Macdonald 1 Geshader latterly of 3 Timsgarry and his sisters Cairistiona and Catriona. 82728
8 Geshader Yes 2557
1 Geshader 1 Geshader, sitting on a hillside above Carishader, in a position of some isolation from the rest of Geshader, is known as An Gleann Ruadh, as is the glen that stretches behind it up towards Loch Croistean. The croft... Yes 2550
9 Geshader Yes 2558
2 Geshader 2551
Geshader Canal, Lewis Lost and almost forgotten, the Geshader Canal is being reclaimed by nature. Once a major feature and lifeline for the villagers, it has become almost invisible, overgrown and indistinct. At a time when only a few of the... Yes 673
At the Geshader peats The peats - Geshader. Standing Donald Matheson Cliff, Domhnall a Baker. L to R John Macdonald (Lion) 11 Geshader, Mary and Catherine Macdonald 11 Geshader, Angus Macleod (Candy) 10a Geshader, Murdo Maciver 4 Geshader;... 82732
5 Geshader Yes 2554
Grasvig Geshader Grasvig. The ruins of the house where Angus Macleod (Aonghas Grasbhaig) fist built on croft 11, Geshader. The site faces North towards the sea and Vuia Mhor. 83563
10 Geshader 10 Geshader, situated next to the sea, has several houses on it: two blackhouse, a tin-roofed white house with fine stonework (now ruined), and the modern house. The first tenant was Angus Maciver, Lundale. The croft... Yes 2559
6 Geshader Yes 2555
6 Geshader The old house at 6 Geshader. 87443
Deaths in Geshader Stornoway Gazette: West Uig News March 3 1921 ...On the following morning an old man in Geshader, Alexander Maciver (Alasdair Choinnich) quietly passed away. He had been up as usual the day previous but during the night... 60484
The people of Geshader Some residents of the village of Geshader in Uig are mentioned in this piece by the bard Norman Macleod (Am Bard Bochd). Norman Macleod was a schoolmaster at Loch Croistean school adjacent to the village of Geshader.... Yes 8595
10b Geshader 118995
Murdo Maciver, 4 Geshader Murdo Maciver 4 Geshader. 82724
Murdo Maciver, 4 Geshader Murdo Maciver 4 Geshader. 82724
Drowning of the Geshader Bull The lady is from the Board of Agriculture Office. A bull has just been drowned as the men tried to tow it back from Cliatasay. It panicked and tried to get into the boat but its horns were large and nearly sank the boat... 84411
Floating the Geshader Bull Finlay Maciver recorded 22nd February 2005, talking about the process for floating the Geshader Bull. The bull was being taken to the island of Cliatasaigh for over-wintering. 83822
Wild bull of Geshader Finlay Maciver recorded 22nd February 2005, talking about an unsuccessful attempt to catch a wild bull from the island Cliatasaigh. 83823
Geshader Macleods, Smiths and Macdonalds This picture was taken between 1893 and 1904. It shows two widows, mother and daughter (front left and right) wearing white-edged widows bonnets. (Back row) Annie Macleod , Murdo Macleod & their mother Catherine... 82679

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