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Rachel MacKillop

Rachel MacKillop

Rachel was born in 1909, the daughter of Allan MacKillop and Marion MacKillop of Càrn House, Rhuvanish. She was a pupil at Berneray School between 1916 and 1923. In 1925 the family moved to 6 Lochportain.

Rachel married Donald MacLeod of Quay, settling on the mainland, later at Ardheisker on North Uist. As a widow, she lived in a newly built house at 2 Pol an Oir. 

Rachel was a generous contributor to the School of Scottish Studies sound archive. The recordings are available on the Tobar an Dualchais website. A convenient way to access them is via her biography page



Title: Rachel MacKillop
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Raonaid Ailein Lachlainn
Date of Birth: 04-01-1909
Date of Death: 1988
Sex: Female
Bk Reference: CEBH 3041
Record Maintained By: CEBH
Subject Id: 77172