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Helen Wood

Helen Wood

Helen was born in 1829, the daughter of shepherd James Wood and Jessie Munro of Evanton, Ross-shire.

In 1864, at Snizort on the island of Skye, she married schoolmaster Donald John MacLean of 5 Gearraidh Dubh. Together they were to have seven children, making their home at the schoolhouse at Rubha Mor on Berneray. Helen was the island’s post-mistress.

 

Title: Helen Wood
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Eilidh Sheumais
Date of Birth: 1829
Date of Death: 08-06-1914
Date of Marriage: 08-02-1864
Occupation: Postmaster/mistress
Sex: Female
Bk Reference: CEBH 3107
Record Maintained By: CEBH
Subject Id: 105667