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Valtos Valtos and Kneep from the air. The long beach beyond the village is Traigh na Berie; just beyond the far end of it is Vuia Mhor, and just beyond that, Great Bernera. 88691
Valtos Valtos to the right and Kneep to the left. 88690
Valtos Valtos village and beach from the air. Suainebhal is the highest peak beyond the peninsula. 88688
Valtos The Valtos SY20 was owned by Kenneth Smith (Stornoway) and skippered by Norman Maclean out of Valtos. 2 masts and lugsails; decked. 12 ton, 33' keel, crew of eight. 38281
3a Valtos 3a Valtos was first mentioned on the 1901 census. 38389
Valtos, Uig, Lewis Valtos (from the Norse vald hus, house of one in power) is a large and well-populated village on the Valtos peninsula. The main settlement was once on high ground overlooking Cliff bay, where there is archaeological... Yes 1993
Valtos, c1950 View of Valtos from Kneep, c1950 87475
Valtos, c1940 View of Valtos from Kneep, c1940? 87476
Valtos, 1938 View of Valtos and Kneep from near Reithmir, 1938, with Traigh na Berie visible in the distance. 87477
Valtos Beach 89109
13 Valtos 3173
Valtos Smithy The smithy, located near the pier in Valtos and now a ruin, was established by Murdo Smith (Murchadh Gobha) originally from Strome, whose son and grandson continued the trade. The following appeared in Uig News in... 21803
8 Valtos Croft 7, 8 and 9 Valtos were originally one. Donald Macleod (son of Malcolm) was the original tenant. In the 1841 census this household consisted of Donald Macleod 40 Isabella 40, Catherine 15, Calum 13, Henny 10,... 3168
30b Valtos 28092
7 Valtos Croft 7, 8 and 9 Valtos were originally one. Donald Macleod (son of Malcolm) was the original tenant but after 1851 they disappear from the village, and it is assumed assumed that they emigrated to Canada in that year... 3167
Valtos School Valtos Public School opened in 1876 after the Education Act of 1872. There was one large classroom which could be divided with a partition and a smaller classroom for the infants. The headmaster's house was attached. In... Yes 21795
18 Valtos 3178
Glen Valtos, Uig Glen Valtos is a dramatic gorge in the moor, stretching for a mile east to west between Miavaig and Timsgarry, separating the two ends of Uig. A road now runs the length of it but previously the main route was higher up... 8717
28 Valtos Yes 3206
28 Valtos 28 Valtos Hector Matheson's house (Taigh Eachainn). 88514
28 Valtos 28 Valtos Hector Matheson's house (Taigh Eachainn). 88514
23 Valtos 3197
15 Valtos 3175
24 Valtos 3198
31 Valtos 3209
30 Valtos 3208
22 Valtos 3196
33 Valtos 3211
2 Valtos The 1841 census gives two households of this family, John Mackay 35 (Iain Iain Ruaidh) and his wife Ellen 30, Madge 5, Donald 1, Calum 3 and Catherine Mackay 18. Next door lived John Mackay 65, his wife Henny, Ann 25... 3162
1 Valtos First Croft Tenant on Record In the 1841 census, the household consisted of Donald Smith age 40, his wife Chirsty age 30, Alexander 8, Calum 5, and John under one year. Donald Smith was the son of Malcolm and Mary Smith... 3161

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