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14 Keose

14 Keose

The first known tenant of 14 Keose was Malcolm Macleod (1780-1866) from Pairc who was married to Ann Ferguson, 22 Laxay. Malcolm and his wife Ann moved to Luerbost in 1852 to live with their son Fergus.

Malcolm's son Murdo (1810-1891) was the tenant until the family moved to Orinsay in c1840. They were evicted to 8 Crossbost in 1843.

Murdo Macaulay (1814-1892) took over the tenancy, followed by his son Alexander and then daughter Lillias. Her son Angus (1881-1954) was the tenant until the family left for Canada in 1926.

Alexander's son Colin M (1875-1944) was the tenant until the family moved to 5 Keose Glebe in 1936 after which his brother Kenneth and his family resided on the croft.

Title: 14 Keose
Record Type: Crofts and Residences
Gaelic Name: 14 Ceos
Type: Croft
Grid Ref Easting: 135150
Grid Ref Northing: 921547
Record Maintained By: CECL
Subject Id: 7674