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Donald Maciver

Donald Maciver

Donald (1910-1994) was the son of Angus Maciver and Isabella Mackay; the family were cottars at 64 North Tolsta.

In 1916 his father was killed in the Battle of Jutland.

In 1922 his mother died leaving him and his siblings orphans; the youngest was only six years old at the time.

He married Catherine Maciver, 2 North Tolsta, and the couple settled at the cottars house at 64 North Tolsta. At some point this was feued off from the croft and renamed 78 North Tolsta. They had three children: two girls and a boy.

During the Second World War he served with the Royal Army Service Corps. In peacetime he worked as a grocer and was known as Dolly Green.


Title: Donald Maciver
Record Type: People
Also Known As: Dolly Green
Date of Birth: 1910
Date of Death: 1994
Occupation: Grocer
Sex: Male
Bk Reference: CET 93
Record Maintained By: CET
Subject Id: 90842