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Ann MacLeod

Ann MacLeod

Ann MacLeod was born in 1866, the eldest child of Murdo MacLeod and his second wife Ann Munro, cottars on 1/2 Ruisgarry (Sandhill). She became a domestic servant and married carpenter Alexander Paterson of Pol an Oir. Together they were to have five children. In 1900 Alexander was lotted a new croft at 15 Borve, to which the family moved.

Ann was regarded as Berneray's finest folklorist of her day.

 

Title: Ann MacLeod
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Anna Mhurchaidh Iain-Thailleir
Date of Birth: 31-10-1866
Date of Death: 21-12-1941
Date of Marriage: 25-02-1890
Occupation: Domestic Servant
Sex: Female
Bk Reference: CEBH 318
Record Maintained By: CEBH
Subject Id: 72895