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James Thompson

James Thompson

James Thompson (Seumas Dhomhnuill Tamsoin), 18 Aird, Tong, was for many years the Head of the Gaelic Department in the Nicolson Institute before becoming Headmaster of Bayble School from 1922-1953. He was a noted Gaelic scholar and poet and was the first to be crowned Bard by An Comunn Gaidhealach at the Inverness Mod, 1923.

 

Title: James Thompson
Record Type: People
Also Known As: Seumas Dhomhnuill Tamsoin
Date of Death: 1971
Date of Marriage: 18-08-1916
Occupation: Headteacher
Sex: Male
Bk Reference: CECL 2580
Record Maintained By: CECL
Subject Id: 9230