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Annabella Smith Annabella (1830-1891) was a daughter of Kenneth Smith and Mary Maciver, 28 Leurbost. In Lochs, in 1852, she married Murdo Macleod, 18 Cromore.  Annabella and Murdo settled at 18 Cromore and they had eight children.   47414
John Macleod John, born 1859, was a son of Murdo Macleod and Annabella Smith, 18 Cromore. He married Ann Kennedy, 4 Cromore and settled at Cliff Cottage, Cromore. He had six of a family. 47422
William Bruce William (born 1861) was a son of William Bruce and Wilma Sutherland from Kildonan, Sutherland. He married Agnes E Armstrong from Caithness in 1888; the couple had three sons. William was headmaster at Cromore School... 22352
John Macdonald John Macdonald was born in 1897, son of Alexander Macdonald, Valtos and later Reef. John emigrated on the Metagama in 1923. He married Catherine from Point (born 1902) and was working as a stonesetter in Chicago in 1929... 66193
Ishbel Macleod Ishbel (1947-1963) was born in Marybank, Stornoway, the daughter of Angus "Ease" Macleod and Ann Macinnes of 8 Calbost. Ishbel died aged fifteen. 23213
Alexander Crawford Alexander (1837-1916) was the son of Archibald Crawford and Catherine Macnair, and resided at the Parish Schoolhouse, Keose. Alexander became the first headmaster of Knockiandue School when it opened on 30 October 1878... 13570
John Smith John Smith was the son of Finlay Smith and Mary Macleod, 15 Cromore. He was living at 62 Haugh Road, Glasgow, when he married Johanna Macmillan, 4 Keose Glebe. They settled at 276 St George's Road, Glasgow, and then... 11054
Thomas Douglas, 5th Earl of Selkirk Thomas Douglas was the seventh son of the 4th Earl of Selkirk, and unexpectedly succeeded to the title in 1799 after the death of his brothers. He was born at St Mary's Isle, Kirkcudbright, and studied law at Edinburgh... Yes 23614
John Maclean John (born 1888) was the son of Angus Maclean and Mary Macdonald of 3 Ungeshader. He was known as Shonnie Gorravig and never married; he latterly lived on 3 Ungeshader, with his brother Peter (the Coll) and Peter's wife... Yes 38042
Christina Macdonald Christina Macdonald (1826-1887), Stornoway married Donald Murray, Druncuddin, Resolis in Applecross. In 1869 she remarried to Alexander Crawford, who was the first headmaster of Knockiandue School, after the closure of... 13540
Alexander John Mackenzie Rev Colonel Alexander John Mackenzie was born in 1887 at Kinresort, son of Roderick Mackenzie and Christina Fraser, formerly Lochbroom. In 1891, he moved with his family to the Keeper’s Cottage, Uig Lodge, where his... 38687
Mary Macphee Mary Macphee was from Balivanich, Benbecula. She married Donald Maculay who was also from Balivanich and they had a son, Angus, who became a doctor at Keose.  13583
Donald Macaulay Donald Macaulay was from Balivanich. He married Mary Macphee and they had at least one son, Angus who was a doctor at Keose.  13580
Angus Macaulay Angus Macaulay (1843-1922) of Balivanich, graduated in medicine from the University of Glasgow. In Glasgow in 1874, Angus, who was practicing in Keose at the time, married Flora MacEachan. of Aird, Benbecula. Angus and... 12184
Flora MacEachan Flora (1854-1941) was a daughter of Donald MacEachan and Janet Macdonald, Aird, Benbecula. In Glasgow in 1874, Flora married Dr Angus Macaulay, who was practicing in Keose at the time. Flora and Angus had nine children. 12185
Mary Macaulay Mary (1877-1907) was a daughter of Angus Macaulay and Flora MacEachan, of the Doctors Residence, Keose. Mary married Donald MacCallum in 1924; they had no children. 5580
Donald MacCallum, Reverend Donald MacCallum (1849-1929) was born in the Craignish district of Argyll. He was a man who was to make his mark in crofting circles and to bear the title "caraid an duine bhochd" (the poor man's friend) who... Yes 5576
Malcolm MacCallum Malcolm MacCallum married Mary Macfarlane; the couple lived at Keose Manse. It is not known where Malcolm or Mary came from. They had four children, including the Reverend Donald MacCallum, Keose Manse. 5563
Mary Macfarlane Mary Macfarlane (1808-1896) married Malcolm MacCallum; the couple lived at Keose Manse. It is not known where Mary or Malcolm came from. They had four children, including the Reverend Donald MacCallum, Keose Manse. Mary... 5565
Rev Alexander Simpson Rev Alexander Simpson (1761-1830) was born in Ferintosh, studied in Aberdeen and came to Keose as assistant Minister to Rev John Fraser in 1787. After the death of Mr Fraser, he was admitted as Minister of the charge on... 8314
Lilly Macaulay Lily Macaulay (1811-1887), daughter of Donald Macaulay and Catherine Morrison, Linshader, Uig, married Robert Finlayson who was Minister at Keose prior to the Disruption of 1843. They had five of a family, two of whom,... 5257
Kenneth Smith Kenneth Smith was born in Callanish in 1823, son of John and Christina nee Maclean from Garynahine and subsequently Doune Carloway, where his father was the tacksman from 1853-73. The family is believed to have spent... 45986
Finlay Maciver Finlay (1930-2011) was a son of Kenneth Maciver and Christina Macdonald, 4 Geshader, where he grew up steeped in crofting tradition. He spent much of his working life away from Lewis, on hydro-electric schemes in the... Yes 7984
Donald Macaulay Donald Macaulay, tacksman at Linshader, was the father of Lilly (who was married to the Rev Robert Finlayson, Keose Manse) and 'an Dotor Ruadh' who succeeded him as tacksman. 5246
Catherine Morrison Catherine Morrison, Linshader, Uig was the mother of Lily Macaulay, who was married to Rev Robert Finlayson, Keose Manse. 5253
Rev Colin Mackenzie Rev Colin Mackenzie (-1759), first minister of the Parish of Lochs. He was ordained on the 22 January 1724 and continued in the charge until he died on 5 July 1759. He had previously been a schoolmaster in Dunvegan,... 8131
Rev Duncan Matheson Rev Duncan Matheson (1866-1944) was the son of John Matheson and Barbara Macleod, 13 Gravir. He was a pupil teacher in his local school before going to Glasgow University. He studied Theology at the Free Church College... 5584
Rev Roderick Reid Rev Roderick Reid (1785-1869), was the son of Donald Reid, a shoemaker and Christina Macdonald from Fodderty, Ross-shire. He graduated MA from Kings College, Aberdeen on 25 March 1808 and was translated from Hallin in... 5285
Rev Ewen Campbell Rev Ewen Campbell (1814-1889), son of Archibald Campbell and Matilda Macleod, was born in Nova Scotia. He returned to Scotland from Canada in the 1830s and studied divinity in Glasgow University. He was ordained... 5561
Angus Smith Angus Smith (1856-1934), son of Alexander Smith and Margaret Maclennan. He moved with his family to the large holding of Cleascro in 1865, which his father Alexander got rent free for looking after Sir James Matheson's... 5900

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