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Crofts and Residences

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Title Description Images Id
15 Glenside, Gravir Yes 988
35b Gravir 63511
12 Glenside, Gravir The Mackay family built this house, having moved from 28 Gravir. 986
11 Lemreway The first tenant of this croft was Murdo Macinnes (1824-), 8 Gravir and was passed down to his daughter Christina (1876-) and grandson Murdo. 1742
24 Lemreway The first tenant of this croft was Finlay Nicolson (1816-), 19 Lemreway, followed by his son Angus (1861-) and grand-daughter Ann. 2232
13 Glenside, Gravir This house was originally built by Alexander Mackenzie, who subsequently moved to 4 Gravir where he built a new house. This was Murdina Macaskill's (Murdag Bess's) house and after she moved to Glasgow the house was... Yes 987
14 Lemreway The first tenant of this croft was Donald Macmillan (1826-) from Steimreway followed by his son Malcolm (1853-) and grandson Angus (1883-). 1810
27 Lemreway The first tenant of this croft was Angus Macmillan (1827-1863), 4 Lemreway followed by Malcolm Nicolson (1839-), 21 Lemreway 3829
17 Lemreway The first tenant of this croft was John Montgomery, (1817-), Ranish, followed by his sons. 13202
Back of Wall, Habost 11399
Calbost Common 23624
2 Lemreway The first tenant of this croft was Donald Martin (1766) from Steimreway. Donald Macinnes (1832-1909), 12 Lemreway took over the tenancy which was passed on to his children. 4448
Cnoc na Laoigh, Gravir This house was sold and renamed Heather View 968
8 Lemreway Malcolm Macleod, 7 Balallan was the first tenant of this croft after the township was reoccupied in 1857. His father was born in Lemreway and resided there before the village was cleared. Malcolm moved back to 7... 7916
West End Calbost Common 15945
3 Lemreway The original tenant of this croft was Murdo Ferguson (1821-) from Crulivig, Uig who had come to Pairc to work as a shepherd.  His son Murdo (1871) and grandson John Angus (1905) continued the tenancy.   15595
6 Lemreway Malcolm Finlayson, 8 Marvig was the original tenant of this croft, followed by his wife's cousin, Donald Macleod, 4 Garyvard. The croft then went to Malcolm's son Alexander (1874-), followed by Malcolm Campbell, 28... 13349
7 Old Steimreway The first tenant of this croft was Murdo Macmillan (1785-1857)  from 12 Old Eishken.   64118
33 Upper Shader 60631
1 Lemreway Norman Macmillan, who came from Steimreway when the village was cleared in 1857, was the original tenant of 1 Lemreway. The next tenant was Angus Mackay (1869), 7 Calbost, followed by his son, John.    4260
13/14 Garenin Finlay Macneil (1770-1835) was the first tenant of 13 Garenin. On the death of his widow, Ann, the croft was split between her son-in-law John Macdonald, 13 Garenin and her son Donald, 14 Garenin. Family history... 73791
24 Marvig 10789
13 Borrowston Christina was the wife of Duncan Macleod, 13/14 Borrowston. She was given croft 13 Borrowston after her father in law died in 1874 and the croft was split. By this time she had been widowed for a number of years and had... 72545
3 Cross Skigersta Road, Ness 57943
Macaulay Farm, Lochs Charles Hunter settled here after returning from Canada. The farm was owned by the Macaulay Institute and used as a demonstrator for converting peat moor to arable land. In the late 1920s around 50 acres of moorland was... 20244
19 Skigersta 105145
4 Steinish, Stornoway 106713
8 Aird Tong 106734
3 Steinish 107380
3 Tong 3 Tong was created in 1850 when 3 & 4 Tong was split by John Campbell. The first occupant of 3 Tong was John's widowed daughter, Catherine. 107696

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