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Glasgow Royal Maternity Hospital Now known as the Princess Royal Maternity Hospital 45079
Dunfermline Academy Dunfermline Academy of Sport Fife 55157
Free English Church, Stornoway The Free English Church was established in Stornoway in 1875 to provide for English speaking residents and visitors who were adherents of the Free Church. The church was situated at the corner of Francis Street and... 40700
White House, Washington State 45449
Doctors House and Surgery, Miavaig The Doctor's House and Surgery in Miavaig was built in the 1930s, and is still serving the same purpose. The doctor serves the community of Uig and Bernera; the nearest hospital is Western Isles Hospital in Stornoway. 21799
Gaelic? School, Lemreway There appears to have been a school in Lemreway as early as the 1830s or 1840s, as a school teacher, Peter Macewen, is listed in the 1841 census, lodging in the village with his sister Catherine. It is likely that this... 50170
Gartloch Hospital Gartloch Hospital was built by the Glasgow District Lunacy Board and opened in 1896. A TB unit was opened in 1902.The hospital became an Emergency Medical Services unit during World War 2, and the psychiatric patients... 58455
1st Crulivig School The first school in Crulivig was located at 3 Crulivig. During the 1880s it was moved to a location between 5 and 6 Crulivig. 25140
Carloway Pier Carloway Pier was built in 1892, on a small island (An Dunan) which was the location of a broch in earlier times. Yes 47175
New College, Edinburgh New College was founded following the schism in the Church of Scotland, known as the Disruption. Those training for the new Free Church of Scotland needed a new college. Initially, from October 1843, classes for trainee... 24874
RAF Kinloch The RAF had a base at Soval, Kinloch from 1941 until they left in May 1942. Yes 46008
High Church, Stornoway See the link below for information on churches in Stornoway. www.stornowayhistoricalsociety.org.uk 39204
Arivruach School Arivruach School, a Board School, built in response to the Education Act of 1872, was opened on 26 September 1893. The first teacher was Rose MacCorkindale and on 1 February 1894 she gave up her post. It seemed to be... Yes 22020
Geshader Meeting House There is very little left of the Meeting House in Geshader as the stones from the building were used to build the present house. The picture shows the house that the preached lived in, which was next to the Meeting... Yes 21763
SSPCK School, Bernera A school was established in Breaclete, Bernera in the early years of the 19th century by the Scottish Society for the Propagation of Christian Knowledge. It was never well-attended and eventually closed after 27 months... 50154
Seaforth Head School Seaforth Head School during its lifetime was under the umbrella of Arivruach School. Among those who taught at Seaforth Head, many of them for short periods were Kate Montgomery, Ranish and Katie Ann Macmillan,... 21657
Gaelic School, Kershader In 1832, Kershader School opened and was located on croft 6 Kershader. The teacher was Angus Matheson and the population of the school was 150. 46224
House 2 croft 10a Geshader The old white house on croft 10a, next to the black house. Yes 29289
Ladies Highland Association School, Cromore By 1864 there was a Sgoil nan Leidies at Cromore, supported by the Ladies' Highland Association with a J Macneil as schoolmaster and Miss Macneil as sewing mistress. This seems to have replaced the earlier Gaelic School... 50156
Uig Lodge Burial Ground The Burial Ground at Uig Lodge was never a formal cemetery; it was used principally for bodies washed ashore at Uig Sands, which could not be buried in consecrated ground. 21784
Torlum School 77126
Gaelic School, Balallan On 16 January 1811, the Edinburgh Society for the Support of Gaelic Schools was formed and this Society greatly influenced education in Lewis for the following 30 years. The first Gaelic School in Balallan opened in... 39451
House 2 croft 4 Geshader This was the second house built on croft 4, the house of Murchadh Choinnich Aonghas. Yes 29218
Miavaig Smithy The Miavaig Smithy (now just a shell) was the forge belonging to Murdo Macleod of Uigen. 21801
Meeting House Aird Uig The church meeting house at Aird Uig belonged to the Church of Scotland, Miabhaig. It was used by villagers to save them having to walk the distance to the main church at Baile na Cille. Yes 19283
House 1 croft 7 Geshader This was the house of Coinneach Ruadh, who came from Penny Donald (Ardroil area). Yes 29276
Church of Scotland Mission House The Mission House in Habost was built in 1911 and opened to a large crowd. This was originally the church in Laxay and it was moved to Habost when the present Church of Scotland was built there. It was a wooden... 47713
West Earshader Farmhouse 25123
Valtos New Cemetery 21783
Tong School 57744

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