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Roderick MacLeod

Roderick MacLeod

Roderick, born in 1868, was the eldest child of Donald MacLeod and Christina Shaw of Backhill. Roderick became a soldier, serving in the Boer War.

In 1900 his father obtained the croft at 5 Borve, and the house in Backhill was passed to Roderick. He worked as a grieve, later a fisherman, marrying Effie Campbell of Sandhill in 1903. Together they were to have five children.

 

Title: Roderick MacLeod
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Ruairidh Dhòmhnaill-Mhoir Thormoid
Date of Birth: 10-11-1868
Date of Death: September 1931
Date of Marriage: 03-02-1903
Occupation: Soldier; Fisherman; Grieve
Sex: Male
Bk Reference: CEBH 412
Record Maintained By: CEBH
Subject Id: 73587