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Alexander John MacLeod

Alexander John MacLeod

Alexander John MacLeod, born 1917, was the eldest child of John MacLeod and Kate MacDonald. He was educated at Berneray School and St Kilda School before moving onto Portree School, and then Aberdeen University, where he achieved an MA. Alexander subsequently trained as a teacher.

In 1939 he married Dolina Macphail from Bragar, with whom he was to have four children. Following his war service he taught at Daliburgh Primary School from May 1945, Knockbreck Primary School, Skye from January 1948, before returning to Berneray School as headteacher between August 1949 and 1954. He then taught at Sir E Scott School in Tarbert.

 

Title: Alexander John MacLeod
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Alasdair-Iain Sheonaidh Dhòmhnaill
Date of Birth: 21-04-1917
Date of Marriage: 1939
Occupation: Headteacher; Teacher
Sex: Male
Bk Reference: CEBH 3640
Record Maintained By: CEBH
Subject Id: 106722