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Catherine MacAskill

Catherine MacAskill

Catherine, born in 1878, was the daughter of Angus MacAskill and Marion Munro, cottars on 11/12 Ruisgarry (Quay). The family later moved to 6 Borve, which her father obtained in 1900.

Catherine became a domestic servant, marrying Allan MacLeod on 1st January 1901, with whom she was to have seven children. She continued to work, as a wool spinner. The family home was at 14 Ruisgarry (Trealigarry), which was passed to Catherine from her maternal grandparents.

Following Catherine's death, Trealigarry was passed to her son Donald.



Title: Catherine MacAskill
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Caitrìona Aonghais Choinnich
Date of Birth: 24-08-1878
Date of Death: 26-07-1943
Date of Marriage: 01-01-1901
Occupation: Domestic Servant; Wool Spinner
Sex: Female
Bk Reference: CEBH 470
Record Maintained By: CEBH
Subject Id: 75063