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Crofts and Residences

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1 Caverstay The first tenant of this croft was Norman Macleod who probably came from Harris. When the village was lotted in the 1850s, Norman Mackinnon, also from Harris and working at Crobeg, became the tenant but appear not to... 12674
1 Cheesebay 105762
1 Church Road, Backhill The eight houses in Church Road were built in 1995. 104867
1 Claddach Kirkibost 76907
1 Cleit, Balallan This is a semi-detatched house which was formerly the nurse's residence. It lay dormant for many years after a new nurse's house was built in 1954 and was eventually taken over by the Local Authority and renovated.... 27161
1 Cluer 74386
1 Cnoc a Bhlair, Gravir Yes 989
1 Croir The first tenant on No 1 Croir, after lotting in 1921, was Angus Macdonald, formerly 17 Tobson. After Angus died the family moved to Stornoway and the tenancy was bought by John Maciver "Iain Thormoid Bhig". The house... 4454
1 Cromore The first tenant of this croft was Kenneth Macarthur (18-9-), a cousin of John Macarthur at 20 Cromore and they may have come from the Bernera/Carloway area. The croft was passed down through the family. 10566
1 Crowlista 3072
1 Crulivig No.1 has the curious distinction of never being inherited directly by the family. The first recorded tenant, in 1851, was Neil Buchanan who lived there with his wife, Effie nee Smith, and family. Until the last decade,... 1156
1 Drinishader 113159
1 Drum Fraoich, Garyvard This is Local Authority housing. 58572
1 Dun Innes 5887
1 Earshader Croft No 1 Earshader is flanked to the north by croft No 4 and, to the south, by the apportionments of No 4 and No 2 . It is disected by the main road B8059. The first recorded tenant on 1 Earshader was Murdo Smith, a... Yes 780
1 Enaclete The croft at 1 Enaclete is located on the shore of Little Loch Roag, with a fine small landing stage below it. Oral tradition relates: The coopers 'cubairean' were Macleans and there was a family of them on the north... Yes 3096
1 Eorodale 111167
1 Erista 69444
1 Finsbay 61025
1 Flesherin Also known as 1 Newlands, Flesherin. 111807
1 Flodabay 110003
1 Garenin The first tenant of this croft was Finlay Macphail (1815-1897).  The croft was later sold to Murdo Mackenzie, 15a Garenin. 71133
1 Garrabost 105688
1 Garyvard The first tenant of this croft was John Macleod (1766-), followed by his son Alexander. The next tenant was Alexander Mackinnon, 4 Caverstay. 6519
1 Gearraidh Scoir 108701
1 Geshader 1 Geshader, sitting on a hillside above Carishader, in a position of some isolation from the rest of Geshader, is known as An Gleann Ruadh, as is the glen that stretches behind it up towards Loch Croistean. The croft... Yes 2550
1 Glenside, Gravir Glenside was formed as a new settlement in 1924 to relieve the presure of over-population in Gravir. 975
1 Gravir There was nobody living at 1 Gravir on the 1901 census. This croft was sold to Hector Morrison, 2 Gravir and was later subsumed into croft 2 Gravir. 591
1 Grimshader 54064
1 Habost, Lochs Until January 2007 there was a prominent building on 1 Habost, the ruin of Jimmy Tod's house, which incorporated a slaughter house, shop, weaving shed with four looms, and a garage for his bus. Originally the house was... Yes 1299

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