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Morsgail, Lewis Morsgail is a sporting estate of 12,500 acres, formerly owned by Sir James Matheson. The old lodge house was burned down in the 1980s and was replaced by a modern building. It is located about two miles from the main... 1988
Morsgail Lodge On Morsgail Estate, the old Morsgail Lodge, situated at Loch Morsgail near Kinlochroag, burned down in the 1980s and was replaced by a modern house. Nearby is the old stable, above which were the schoolrooms when a... 60464
Morsgail & Hamnaway postman A friend of Finlay Macdonald 23 Kirkibost, Calum Macaskill BEM (Luachar). Postman to Morsgail, Hamnaway, Ardhasaig 83648
Morsgail & Hamnaway postman A friend of Finlay Macdonald 23 Kirkibost, Calum Macaskill BEM (Luachar). Postman to Morsgail, Hamnaway, Ardhasaig 83648
Morsgail Side School A small side-school was held in Morsgail when numbers merited, under the supervision of Lochcroistean School. The schoolrooms were above the stable. According to tradition there was school in operation for the family of... 51537
GARRY MORSGAIL, LEWIS - SHIELING? (Undated) Summary: SHIELING? (Undated) Location: NB 137 225 Full description: NB12SW 16 137 225 What may be four unroofed shieling-huts, annotated as Ruins, are depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Ross-shire,... 32412
Angus Macdonald, 2 Breaclete Angus Macdonald "Dobhsair", 2 Breaclete, while working as a ghillie, with a guest at Morsgail 86251
Angus Macdonald, 2 Breaclete Angus Macdonald "Dobhsair", 2 Breaclete, while working as a ghillie, with a guest at Morsgail 86252
Mary Ann Macdonald Mary Ann Macdonald (1890-1944) from 4 Park, Barvas was the first wife of John A Maciver, Morsgail, Uig. 5099
Catherine Macinnes, 6 Hacklete The lady standing in the centre is Catherine Macinnes "Katag a Loch" 1 Breaclete and 6 Hacklete. This photograph was taken in Morsgail where she was teaching. 83311
Angus Macdonald Angus Macdonald, married to Mary Macleod, 4 Park Barvas were the parents of Mary Ann Macdonald, wife of John A Maciver, Morsgail. 5095
Emily Maciver Emily was a daughter of Kenneth and Elizabeth nee Coombs. Her father was a gamekeeper at Morsgail from 1887 until 1912, he then moved to Barvas. 25298
Christina Maciver Christina, born in 1889, was a daughter of Kenneth and Elizabeth nee Coombs. Her father was a gamekeeper at Morsgail from 1887 until 1912. 25289
Chrissie Ferguson Chrissie was a daughter of Finlay Ferguson and Lillias Maciver, Morsgail. She was married to Donald Matheson, 39 Cliff,  where they settled. They had two daughters. 52577
Piper's Cottage, Kinlochroag Sir James Matheson, who owned the Sporting Estate at Morsgail, had a resident piper; hence how Piper's Cottage got its name. The cottage subsequently became a self-catering holiday home, owned by the Macdonald family at... 119532
Kenina Smith Kenina (born 1922) was a daughter of Donald Smith and Mary Macdonald, 2 Ungeshader and later 7 Enaclete. She started school in Loch Croistean on the 4 April 1927. Her father Donald was a gardener in Morsgail and on 23... 36789
Malcolm Macdonald Malcolm (1917-1998) was a son of John Macdonald and Henrietta Mackenzie, 11 Kirkibost. Malcolm managed the estate at Morsgail for many years, having taken over from the father of Lily Ferguson, who he married. They had... Yes 7243
Kenneth Maciver Kenneth Maciver, son of Angus Maciver and Christina Maclean, 7 Breaclete was a Gamekeeper at Kenmore in Park, then Morsgail and then finally at Barvas. He married Elizabeth Combs from Bournemouth at Appleton, England. 5085
Gamekeepers House Kenneth Maciver worked in Kenmore as a gamekeeper before moving to Morsgail and then to Barvas. Robert Dempster who had been a gamekeeper in Valamus, moved to the Isle of Rhum in 1927 but returned to Lewis in 1929 and... 29284
Elizabeth Combs Elizabeth Combs from Bournemouth married Kenneth Maciver who was a Gamekeeper at Kenmore in Park, then Morsgail and then finally at Barvas. Their son John (1897-1978) became Gamekeeper at Soval Lodge. 5087
Mary Macleod Mary Macleod, wife of Angus Macdonald, 4 Park Barvas and parents of Mary Ann who was the first wife of John Maciver, Morsgail, Uig. 5097
Finlay Ferguson Finlay, born in 1885, was a son of Donald and Margaret nee Maciver from 6 Crulivig. He married Lily Maciver from Keose and lived at the gamekeeper's cottage in Morsgail where they raised three daughters. 25226
Finlay Maciver Finlay, born in 1893, was a son of Kenneth and Elizabeth nee Coombs. His father was a gamekeeper at Morsgail from 1887 until 1912. Finlay was killed in action in France during WW1. 25295
Frances Maciver Frances was a daughter of Kenneth and Elizabeth nee Coombs. Her father was a gamekeeper at Morsgail from 1887 until 1912, when he moved to Barvas. 25300
Finlay Macdonald Finlay, born in 1873, was a son of Neil and Barabel nee Maciver from 2 Breaclete. He served with the Royal Naval Reserve during WW 1 and after the war worked for Morsgail Estate. 22291
Donald Smith Donald was born in 1877; he lived at 2 Ungeshader and later 7 Enaclete. He was married to Mary Macdonald from Geshader and was the fourth croft tenant. Donald was employed as estate gardener at Morsgail. 2728
Angus Maciver Angus, born in 1886, was the eldest child of Kenneth and Elizabeth nee Coombs. He spent his early years at Morsgail where his father was gamekeeper. 25306
Joan Macdonald Joan (1955-2016) was a daughter of Malcolm Macdonald and Lily Ferguson, Morsgail and later Kinlochroag. Her husband was from Breaclete, Bernera, and she lived there with him. They had one daughter. Joan was a teacher at... Yes 110674
Donald Matheson Donald (born 1911) was a son of Norman Matheson and Margaret Macleod, 39 Cliff. He assumed tenancy of the croft and settled there with his wife,  Chrissie Ferguson, Morsgail. They had two daughters. Donald had a mobile... 52569
Donald Mackay Donald (1909-1968) was a son of Alexander Mackay and Christina Maclennan, 15 Valtos. He married Murdina Macaulay, 2 Carnish and they lived at 15 Valtos. They had one daughter. Donald died suddenly while working as a... 48185

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