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Kenneth Shaw

Kenneth Shaw

Kenneth Shaw was born in 1805, the son of John Shaw and Mary MacLeod of old Borve. He married Mary MacLeod from Ruisgarry and they settled for a while in Borve before obtaining a croft in Borgh Mhor, Harris. In 1853 they returned to Berneray where they became cottars on 1/2 Ruisgarry (Sandhill). In 1864 he obtained 13 Ruisgarry (Sunhill).

Kenneth and his wife Mary had a family of seven children.

On Kenneth's death, Sunhill croft was passed to son Donald.


Title: Kenneth Shaw
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Coinneach Iain Iomhair
Date of Birth: 1805
Date of Death: 07-03-1883
Occupation: Farmer
Sex: Male
Bk Reference: CEBH 283
Record Maintained By: CEBH
Subject Id: 73058