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Angus MacLeod

Angus MacLeod

Angus was the son of Roderick MacLeod and Christina MacAskill. He was probably born on 16 Ruisgarry (Brusda), but the family soon moved to the neighbouring croft, 17 Ruisgarry (Brusda). Born in 1898, Angus was a pupil at Berneray School between 1904 and 1913.

Angus became a yachtsman, sailing on the Vita. He was one of the volunteer crew of the Endeavour during Thomas Sopwith's challenge for the America's Cup in 1934, crewing for Sopwith again on the Endeavour II in 1937. Angus married Mary MacLeod and they made their home at 17 Ruisgarry (Brusda), which passed to Angus following his father's death. He was later passed 15 Ruisgarry (Trealigarry). He owned the boat the Guide

With no children, following Angus' death, the two crofts were passed to his nephew.

 

 

Title: Angus MacLeod
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Aonghas Ruairidh Dhonnchaidh
Date of Birth: 28-11-1898
Date of Death: 16-03-1986
Occupation: Seaman
Sex: Male
Bk Reference: CEBH 1252
Record Maintained By: CEBH
Subject Id: 75430