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Malcolm MacAskill

Malcolm MacAskill

Malcolm was born in 1905, the son of Donald MacAskill and Annie Morrison of Ferry. He was a pupil at Berneray School from 1911.

He worked for Reverend Norman Morrison for a while before emigrating to Canada, leaving Stornoway on the Marloch on 25th April 1924. He later returned before leaving the UK again on 5th January 1928, this time sailing for Western Australia on the SS Otranto. There he joined his brother John Archie for a while before returning to Scotland. He married Mary Ann MacCuish of 14 Grenitote, with whom he was to have two children. They lived at 13 Grenitote.

Malcolm was at one stage the owner of the Ocean Pearl.



Title: Malcolm MacAskill
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Calum Dhòmhnaill Thormoid
Date of Birth: 17-03-1905
Sex: Male
Bk Reference: CEBH 1040
Record Maintained By: CEBH
Subject Id: 105243