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John Angus MacKillop

John Angus MacKillop

John, known better as Seonaidh, was the son of Norman MacKillop and Marion MacKay of 2 Borve. Born in 1924, he attended Berneray School between 1931 and 1939.

In 1954 he married Kate Campbell from Dunvegan, with whom he was to have four children. They lived in Glasgow for a few years, before returning to Berneray, making their home at Ardmaree. Seonaidh became an elder of Berneray’s Church of Scotland in 1962.

He was a contributor to the School of Scottish Studies sound archive. The recordings are available on the Tobar an Dualchais website. A convenient way to access them is via his biography page


Title: John Angus MacKillop
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Seonaidh Thormoid Lachlainn
Date of Birth: 21-11-1924
Date of Death: 28-08-2007
Date of Marriage: 24-12-1954
Occupation: Fisherman
Sex: Male
Bk Reference: CEBH 174
Record Maintained By: CEBH
Subject Id: 103769