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Margaret Macdonald Margaret Macdonald (born 1821) was the daughter of John Macdonald and Ann Mackenzie of Gisla. She married John Macdonald of 11 Geshader and had 8 children. Yes 10118
Ann Macdonald Ann (1929-1999) was a daughter of John Macdonald and Katie Ann Macleod, 11 Geshader. She married Donald Macdonald, originally from 11 Kirkibost, and they lived at Riverside, Gisla. They had a son and two daughters. Yes 10191
James Macnaughton The shepherds who came from the West Coast of Scotland "am b-Oirthir" were Finlaysons, Macraes and Macnaughtons. A rent roll of 1814 (GD284/19) show the Macnaughtons located at Cleit a Thog, which is between Scaliscro... Yes 12688
Margaret Macdonald Margaret (1804-1887) was the daughter Norman Macdonald and Euphemia Macdonald; she was bought up in Gisla. She was wooed by James Macnaughton, who was a shepherd just across the loch at Cleit a Thog. They married and... Yes 12724
Murdanie Maclean Murdanie (born 1927) was the son  of John Maclean and Janet Maclennan, 5 Aird, Uig. He married Mary Ann MacDonald, 11 Kirkibost and Gisla. They settled at 5 Aird, Uig and had a son and daughter.  Yes 16773
Gisla, Lewis Prior to about 1850, Gisla was a township of five crofts. It subsequently became a small farm; the first tenant was Angus Maclean. There is a hydro-electric scheme on the loch above the village. Satellite image Yes 1748
Calum John Maciver Calum John, born in 1932, was the eldest child of Malcolm and Mary nee Maciver, 9 Hacklete. He took out an apprenticeship as an engineer and later gained employment with the Hydro Board. His wife was from Linshader and... Yes 18887
Gisla - POWER STATION (Modern - 1901 AD to 2050 AD) Summary: POWER STATION (Modern - 1901 AD to 2050 AD)Power station Location: NB 12911 25853 Full description: Surrounding Land Status code - C Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites &... Yes 32890
The Sheep Year in Valtos and Cliff, Uig In years gone by, practically all the sheep belonging to Valtos and Cliff spent the winter on the hill grazings, out as far as the Morsgail boundary, but in those days they were all hardy Blackfaces. Nowadays some... Yes 44996
John Macdonald John (born 1883) was a son of Donald MacDonald and Mary Ann Maclean, 11 Kirkibost. John married Henrietta Mackenzie from Carloway and they had ten children. There were three houses on the croft and the one John and... Yes 7090
Duncan Malcolm Macdonald Duncan Malcolm (1920-2009) was a son of John MacDonald and Henrietta Mackenzie, 11 Kirkibost. This family moved to Gisla in 1946, after Duncan and his brothers were demobbed.  Duncan married Dolina Maciver, 31... Yes 7248
Donald Macdonald Donald (1922-2010) was a son of John Macdonald and Henrietta  Mackenzie, 11 Kirkibost. He was known as Lazarus as he was born premature and was not expected to live. The family moved to Gisla in 1946, after Donald and... Yes 7252
John Mackay John (born 1921) was a son of Angus Mackay and Catherine Ann Morrison, 4 Crulivig. He married Effie Smith, 2 Ungeshader and they lived in Glasgow for a time, where John was employed as a fireman. In 1949, they returned... Yes 9893
John Macdonald John Macdonald 'An Graisibhig' (born 1810) was a son of Donald Macdonald and Christina Macdonald from Bernera. He lived at 1 Enaclete for some time and then moved to 11 Geshader (Grasbhaig). John was married to Margaret... 10116
Christina Macdonald Christina (born 1843) was a daughter of John Macdonald and Margaret Macdonald, Gisla. She lived at 11 Geshader. Christina was married to Malcolm Mackay, 2 Valtos and had seven children. 10119
Kenneth Smith Kenneth (born 1796) son of Kenneth, was born to what was later 2 Ungeshader. He married Mary Macdonald, Gisla and had six children: Christina 1824, Catherine 1826, Calum 1828, Angus 1830, Kenneth 1834 and Marion 1837. 1037
Mary Macdonald Mary (c1800-c1866) was a daughter of Norman MacDonald, Gisla. She married Kenneth Smith. 2 Ungeshader. They had six children: Christina 1824, Catherine 1826, Calum 1828, Angus 1830, Kenneth 1834 and Marion 1837. 1041
Uig Historical Society Uig Historical Society (Comunn Eachdraidh Uig) is the local voluntary association collecting information on the history and traditions of the district of Uig, covering the villages and settlements of Kinresort, Mealista... 107565
Riverside, Gisla The MacDonald family from 11 Kirkibost moved here in 1946. Son Donald assumed tenancy. 110277
Roadside, Gisla When the MacDonald family moved from Kirkibost there was the one house called Riverside, Gisla until son Duncan built an adjoining house, which was named Roadside, Gisla. 110278
Dolina Maciver Dolina (1929-1977) was a daughter of Donald Maciver and Annie Macaulay, 31 Breasclete. She married Duncan Malcolm Macdonald, Roadside, Gisla and they settled there. They had two sons and five daughters. 110302
Marie of Dunkirk/ Marie de Dunquerque Summer 1874, Crowlista One early summer’s day in 1874 the people of Crowlista were planting barley when they saw, approaching the bay, a fully rigged ship in sail coming in to anchor at Poll Gorm, considered to be the worst anchorage in Camus... 110992
Gisla Farm Gisla Farm was established in the early 1850s. Angus Maclean was owed money by the estate and he was given the option of his wages or Gisla Farm. He chose the farm and became the first tenant. 115670
Catherine Maclean Catherine (born 1835) was a daughter of Angus Maclean and Ann Macrae, Scaliscro Farm. She moved with her family to Gisla Farm in the early 1850s. Catherine married Norman Macleod, Eilean Anabaich, Isle of Harris. They... 115671
Norman Macleod Norman (born 1833) was a son of John Macleod and Mary Macdiarmid, Eilean Anabaich, Isle of Harris. He married Catherine Maclean, Gisla Farm, where they lived before moving to Arnish Farm, Stornoway. 115675
Alexander Maclean Alexander (born 1841) was a son of Angus Maclean and Ann Macrae, Scaliscro Farm. He moved with his family to Gisla Farm in the early 1850s. Alexander married Ann Durie and settled in Dublin. 115676
Duncan Maclean Duncan (born 1846) was a son of Angus Maclean and Ann Macrae, Scaliscro Farm. He moved with his family to Gisla Farm in the early 1850s. In 1890, Duncan married Marion Harriet Shaw from London at Habergham Eves,... 115677
Marion Harriet Shaw Marion Harriet (born 1854) was a daughter of George Shaw and Mary Ann Bullbrook, London. In 1890, she  married Duncan Maclean, Scaliscro Farm at Habergham Eves, Lancashire and they settled at Gisla Farm.  115678
John Maclean John was a son of Angus Maclean and Ann Macrae, Scaliscro Farm. He moved with his family to Gisla Farm in the early 1850s. He was a soldier in Ireland. No further information. 115679
Amelia Maclean Amelia (born 1851) was a daughter of Angus Maclean and Ann Macrae, Scaliscro Farm. She may have been born after the family relocated to Gisla that year. She married Norman Thomson, 3 Laxdale Lane and they lived at Gisla... 115680

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