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Neil Maclean

Neil Maclean

Neil (1836-1905) was a son of Donald Maclean and Mary Mackay, 7 Old Lemreway.

The village was cleared In 1843 and the family were removed to 33 Gravir.

In Lochs, in 1865, he married Isabella Nicolson, 32 Gravir. Neil and Isabella settled at 33 Gravir and they had five children.

In 1874 Neil was widowed and after two years he married Catherine Macmillan, 3 Gravir.  Neil and Catherine had two daughters only one of whom survived. He was widowed again in 1881.

In 1884 Neil married his third wife Margaret Macritchie, 9 Gravir and they had five children.

Neil was a prominent Land Leaguer, although "warned by his minister of the soul-destroying tendencies of the principles promulgated by land reformers."

 

 

Title: Neil Maclean
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Niall na h- Airidh Dhruisich
Date of Birth: 07-12-1836
Date of Death: 1905
Date of Marriage: 21-12-1865
Occupation: Crofter, Fisherman
Sex: Male
Bk Reference: CEP 600
Record Maintained By: CEP
Subject Id: 8464