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Margaret MacLeod

Margaret MacLeod

Margaret, born in 1896, was the daughter of John MacLeod and Marion MacAskill, cottars on 1/2 Ruisgarry (Sandhill) and later crofters at 10 Ruisgarry (Gunhill). She attended Berneray School between 1902 and 1910, later working on her father’s croft, before becoming a cook.

In 1929 Margaret married merchant Alexander MacLean of 8 Borve, with whom she was to have a son. They made their home at 16 Backhill. Margaret passed away in 1939.

 

Title: Margaret MacLeod
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Mairead Iain Dhòmhnaill
Date of Birth: 09-05-1896
Date of Death: 01-12-1939
Date of Marriage: 05-03-1929
Occupation: Cook
Sex: Female
Bk Reference: CEBH 562
Record Maintained By: CEBH
Subject Id: 74766