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Malcolm (1843-1908) was a son of Norman Mackenzie and Matilda Ross Macleod, 4 Calbost.
In Lochs in 1869 he married Ann Ferguson, 12 Habost. Malcolm and Ann settled at 4 Calbost and they had nine children.
The family of Calum Ruadh Thormoid Og were brought up in the house that was formerly occupied by the Calbost tacksman, Robert Weir. The second lotting of the village about 1850 placed Robert Weir's house within the boundary of croft 3 Calbost, the original croft of Calum Ruadh's grandfather, Norman "Buidhe" Mackenzie.
The family built a new house which was ahead of its time in design. It was the first house in the village with storm windows upstairs and a wooden floor throughout. The roof covering was the usual for that period, felt or canvas with regular coats of coal tar. It was sited on the brow of a hill within what was at one time the "Leis Mor" of the Tacksman.