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Angus Mackay

Angus Mackay

Angus (born c1855) was a son of Neil Mackay and Ann Macleod, 14 Crowlista. He assumed tenancy of 7 Crowlista from his unmarried aunts and settled there with his wife Catherine Macaulay, 17 Crowlista. They raised eight children (including three sons who became ministers).

Angus was known as “boss” because he was a foreman of stonemasons, most notably he supervised the building of the Crowlista township boundary wall, famously built in part by women.

 

Title: Angus Mackay
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Aonghas Neill
Also Known As: Boss
Date of Birth: 1855
Date of Marriage: 13-01-1885
Sex: Male
Bk Reference: CEU 1910
Record Maintained By: CEU
Subject Id: 72825