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Kate Effie MacCuish

Kate Effie MacCuish

Kate Effie was born in 1842, the daughter of farmer Angus MacCuish and Catherine Paterson of old Borve, In 1854 their croft became part of Borve farm, and the family became cottars at Backhill.

Kate Effie became a domestic servant and, in 1881, married fisherman Neil MacAskill, with whom she was to have three children. They lived at Taigh an t-Saighdeir. In 1911 Kate Effie was working as a wool spinner.

 

Title: Kate Effie MacCuish
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Ceit-Oighrig Aonghais Thormoid
Date of Birth: 1842
Date of Death: 26-11-1934
Date of Marriage: 08-03-1881
Occupation: Wool spinner; Domestic servant
Sex: Female
Bk Reference: CEBH 856
Record Maintained By: CEBH
Subject Id: 105377