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Christina Munro

Christina Munro

Christina Munro was born in 1831, the daughter of Malcolm Munro and Effie Morrison of old Ruisgarry, moving to croft 3 Ruisgarry in 1850. She became a domestic servant and married John Shaw of croft 13 Ruisgarry (Sunhill) in 1866. They lived as cottars on his father's croft, and together had a family of three children.

Following her husband's death from consumption in 1875, Christina and the children moved to Backhill, where they lived as cottars. She also worked for a time as a dairymaid.

 

Title: Christina Munro
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Cairistìona Chaluim Lachlainn-Bhàin
Date of Birth: 1831
Date of Death: 27-03-1892
Date of Marriage: 03-04-1866
Occupation: Domestic Servant; Cottar; Dairymaid
Sex: Female
Bk Reference: CEBH 620
Record Maintained By: CEBH
Subject Id: 68231