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Donald MacLeod

Donald MacLeod

Donald, born in 1912, was the son of Norman MacLeod and Marion MacLeod of 5 Borve. He attended Berneray School between 1919 and 1926, leaving for Kingussie Higher Grade School.

Ordained as a minister, he married Margaret Gillies of Lochboisdale, settling in Portree. They had five children together. 

Reverend Donald was a generous contributor to the School of Scottish Studies sound archive. His recordings, including his own compositions, are available on the Tobar an Dualchais website. A convenient way to access them is through his biography page


Title: Donald MacLeod
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Dòmhnall Thormoid Dhòmhnaill-Mhòir
Date of Birth: 04-12-1912
Date of Death: 22-01-1990
Occupation: Minister
Sex: Male
Bk Reference: CEBH 432
Record Maintained By: CEBH
Subject Id: 104495