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Murdo MacDonald

Murdo MacDonald

Murdo, born in 1901, was the youngest child of John MacDonald and Ann MacLean of Lamerick. Born in 1901, he was a pupil at Berneray School between 1907 and 1917, later in life becoming the school's caretaker. He was also a church elder.

Murdo was passed the house following his father's death in 1921. Murdo married Donaldina Munro, living at Lamerick until moving to The Anchorage, Backhill. The house at Lamerick was sold to Jack MacKay.

Murdo 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 Murdo's biography page.

 

 

Title: Murdo MacDonald
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Murchadh Sheonaidh Uilleim
Date of Birth: 15-03-1901
Occupation: School caretaker
Sex: Male
Bk Reference: CEBH 881
Record Maintained By: CEBH
Subject Id: 77719