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Reef, Lewis The township of Reef, situated on machair and rocky headland on the Valtos penisula in West Uig, was cleared of its inhabitants to make way for a sheep farm, under the ownership of Sir James Matheson. Eviction notices... Yes 1989
Reef The village of Reef from the air, looking over Lionais. 88680
Reef The village of Reef, with Loch Lionais visible on high ground and Traigh na Berie and Pabbay beyond. 88681
4 Reef 4 Reef was lotted in 1921, when the village was resettled. The first tenant was Alexander Macdonald (Alasdair Iain na Duine) from 14 Valtos. It passed to Louis Macdonald 11 Reef and then to his widow Flora. 3137
Reef Beach Traigh na Berie is a spectacular stretch of white sand between Kneep and Reef on the Valtos Peninsula. It looks out to the islands of Loch Roag - Pabbay, Vacsay, over to Bernera, and on the horizon, Old Hill, Berisay... Yes 39001
10 Reef 10 Reef was lotted in 1921, when the village was resettled. 3143
The Reef Incident It was in 1893 that the islanders of Berneray, frustrated with the continuing existence of Borve Farm, decided to express their views forcibly, by waylaying tacksman Roderick Campbell's cattleboat. They stopped his boat... 73820
6 Reef 6 Reef was lotted in 1921, when the village was resettled. The first tenant was Donald Buchanan from 18b Uigen (An Clachair); the croft passed to Donald Morrison 12 Reef, and then to Norman Macdonald 24 Valtos. 3139
7 Reef 7 Reef was lotted in 1921, when the village was resettled. The first tenant was Angus Mackay from 7 Valtos; his sons Norman, Angus and Calum settled on crofts 7, 8 and 9 respectively. 3140
13 Reef 13 Reef was lotted in 1921, when the village was resettled. 3145
5 Reef 5 Reef was lotted in 1921, when the village was resettled. The first tenant was Calum Macritchie from 8 Kneep; it passed to Mrs Peggy Matheson. 3138
11 Reef 11 Reef was lotted in 1921, when the village was resettled. 1560
14 Reef 14 Reef was lotted in 1921 when the village was resettled. 14 and 15 are located at the east end of Traigh na Berie and the two crofts shared the former farm house. 3146
3 Reef 3 Reef was lotted in 1921, when the village was resettled. The first tenant was Murdo Morrison from Reithmir and 5 Valtos; the croft passed to his son James (Seumas Dubh) and then to James's nephew Murdanie Macdonald. 3136
15 Reef 15 Reef was lotted in 1921 when the village was resettled. 14 and 15 are located at the east end of Traigh na Berie and the two crofts shared the former farm house. 3215
1 Reef 1 Reef was lotted in 1921, when the village was resettled. The first tenant was Calum Bonar Macleod from Ardroil farm; he was followed by John Macdonald (Iain Mhorgain) from 4 Kneep, who actually lived at 15 Reef with... 3134
2 Reef 2 Reef was lotted in 1921, when the village was resettled. The first tenant was Kenneth Macleod from 11 Valtos; when his wife died he sold the croft to Murdo Maclean (Murchadh Riabhach) from Ness, and moved to Holm.... 3135
8 Reef 8 Reef was lotted in 1921, when the village was resettled. 3141
9 Reef 9 Reef was lotted in 1921, when the village was resettled. The first tenant was Andrew Mackay (Anndra Beag), son of Calum Mackay from 2 Valtos. 3142
12 Reef 12 Reef was lotted in 1921, when the village was resettled. 3144
Reef Machair A spectacular machair situated between Kneep and Reef on the Valtos peninsula. The area is rich in archaeological remains. The machair is grazed by sheep and cattle from Reef and also features a campsite. Yes 52134
Reef Farm The township of Reef was cleared of its inhabitants to make way for a sheep farm, under the ownership of Sir James Matheson. Eviction notices were issued in 1848-49 by factor John Scobie, the people resisted but were... 107688
The Reef Raiders The Reef Raiders hit the headlines of the National Press in December 1913. The Proprietor of Lewis, Major Matheson, opposed the conversion of farm lands in Uig into individual holdings. The men who had applied the... 108360
Pabbay Mor from Reef View of Pabbay Mor from A'Bheirigh above Reef, overlooking two lochans. 89514
REEF, LEWIS - MILL (Undated) Summary: MILL (Undated) Horizontal water mill Location: NB 1136 3513 Full description: NB13NW 8 1136 3513 Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33042
REEF, LEWIS - MILL (Undated) Summary: MILL (Undated) Horizontal water mill Location: NB 1139 3513 Full description: NB13NW 9 1139 3513 (With NB13NW 8) Corn Mills OS 6" map, Island of Lewis, Ross-shire, 1st ed (1854), sheet 17. Mill reduced to a... 33043
REEF, LEWIS - MILL (Undated) Summary: MILL (Undated) Horizontal water mill Location: NB 1142 3511 Full description: NB13NW 10 1142 3511 Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33033
REEF, LEWIS - MILL (Undated) Summary: MILL (Undated) Horizontal water mill Location: NB 1153 3509 Full description: NB13NW 11 1153 3509 (With NB13NW 12) Corn Mills OS 6"map, Island of Lewis, Ross-shire, 1st ed. (1854), sheet 17. Reduced to a pile... 33034
REEF, LEWIS - MILL (Undated) Summary: MILL (Undated) Horizontal water mill Location: NB 1155 3509 Full description: NB13NW 12 1155 3509 (With NB13NW 11) Corn Mills OS 6" map, Island of Lewis, Ross-shire, 1st ed. (1854), sheet 17. Reduced to a pile... 33035
Walls on machair at Kneep/Reef Several walls of different ages on the machair at Traigh na Berie, at the boundary between Kneep and Reef. Yes 38783

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