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Donald Macdonald Donald, born c1842, was a son of Angus and Rachael nee Maciver. He was married twice; his first wife was Mary Maclennan and the second was Isabella Macdonald. They settled at 16 Kirkibost after 1878. 7754
Donald Macaulay Donald Cam (c1560-c1640) was Chief of Macaulay and a notorious renegade who lived in various fortifications around Uig: on the stack that bears his name at Mangersta, at Loch Barabhat by Crowlista, and at the 'castle'... Yes 27014
Angus Maciver Angus Maciver was born in Reef (or Pabbay) in 1799 to Neil and Anna Macaulay. His schooling was sporadic but he taught himself to read at the age of 15. He worked for a while in Ness where he contracted smallpox and,... 19867
Ann Macleod Ann, born c1806, was the eldest child of Kenneth and Catherine nee Smith 30 Valtos. She was married to Angus Maciver, the teacher and catechist, and had seven children. In the census of 1871 she is recorded living with... 20505
Ann Macdonald Ann, born in 1871, was a daughter of Kenneth and Christina nee Macdonald who settled at 15 Kirkibost. She married Donald Macaulay; with issue. 7653
Mary Maclennan Mary, born c1837, was a daughter of Neil and Hannah nee Colby. She married Donald Macdonald and settled, first in Bosta and then 16 Kirkibost; with issue 5024
Rev Angus Macmillan Angus, son of Kenneth Macmillan and Margaret Maciver, 23 Lemreway joined the Seaforth Highlanders at the age of 18 in 1904 and purchased his discharge to the Army Reserve in 1911. In 1914 he rejoined, and he went to... Yes 13809
Christina Macdonald Christina, born c1835, was a daughter of Donald and Henrietta nee Macleod from Tobson. She married Kenneth Macdonald and lived in Bosta until 1878 when they moved to 15 Kirkibost. They had a family of seven; one dying... 7538
Kenneth Macdonald Kenneth, born in 1834, was a son of John and Christina nee Beaton from Bosta. He married Christina Macdonald from Tobson and had seven children; one who died in infancy. When Kirkibost was re-settled in 1878 this family... Yes 7532
Hannah Colby Hannah's father was English, and supposedly shipwrecked off Bernera, where he met and married her mother. Hannah was born in Gravesend in Kent and christened at the Parish Church of St George on 10 Jan 1813. The family... 5000
Neil Maclennan Neil, born c1809, was a son of Neil and Catherine nee Macdonald who lived in Bosta. He married Hannah Coleby and had six of a family that we know of. After Kirkibost was re-settled in 1878 this family moved to No 5. 4996
Donald Macdonald Donald (1891-1961) or Dolly Doctor as he was more commonly known, was born in Stornoway. He graduated M A at Aberdeen University and after teaching for a while he entered medicine. He took the diploma of L.R.C.P. and L.... 18685
Zachary Macaulay Zachary, son of John Macaulay and Margaret Campbell, was born in Inveraray in 1768. He went to Jamaica at the age of 16 to work on a plantation, becoming manager before his return to England in 1792. The following year... 28243
Selina Mills Selina was the daughter of a Quaker bookseller from Bristol. She married Zachary Macaulay the abolitionist and had nine of a family, including Thomas Babington Macaulay (1800), the poet, essayist and politician. 28250
Roderick Morrison Roderick, born in 1880, was a son of Murdo and Barbara nee Macrae, Croir then 4 Kirkibost. He was a schoolmaster and taught in Valtos school for over twenty years, interrupted for two years during the Great War when he... Yes 4810
Rev Allan Mackenzie Rev Allan Mackenzie was inducted as Church of Scotland minister at Baile na Cille in Uig on 7 February 1909. During his time the communion season was twice postponed because of epidemics in the district: in October 1908... 51549
Rev Hugh Munro Rev Hugh Munro (1747-1823) was the son of Rev John Munro and Christina Macleod of Skye. He came to Uig in 1778 and served as minister to the parish for nearly 46 years. He was much respected in Uig, and many boys were... 50179
Janet Macaskill Janet Macaskill, daughter of John Macaskill, tacksman of Rubha na Dunan, Snizort, Skye, was the wife of Rev Hugh Munro, who came to Uig in 1778. They had four children: Catherine 1779, John 1781, Christina 1785 and... 50181
Rev David Watson David Watson, born in Croy, Inverness-shire, was a son of William Watson and was married to Margaret Mackay from from Farr, Sutherlandshire. They had four children: William 1843, David 1845 (both born in Edderton),... 41498
James Macrae James (c1827-1903) was a son of Alexander Macrae and Margaret Johnson, Scaliscro Farm. He was Registrar and Inspector of the Poor in Uig, and latterly Postmaster, during the latter half of the 19th century. James... 41188
Rev James Wilson Reverend James Wilson (-1788), Keose Manse, was presented to the charge by George III on the 14 January and admitted on 11 August 1768. He remained in the parish for almost sixteen years until he was translated to the... 8230
Rev Alexander Mackay Rev Alexander Mackay (1732-1789), Minister at Keose, was inducted to Lochs on 15 February 1760 and moved to Barvas in October 1767. He was totally blind for the last eight years of his life. 8166
Rev John Fraser Rev John Fraser (1752-1792), Keose Manse, was born in Inverness-shire in 1752, He was educated at King's College, Aberdeen and obtained his MA on 31 March 1772. He was then licensed by the Presbytery of Chanonry on 28... 8309
Malcolm Smith Malcolm, son of Angus Smith and Barbara Macleod, Eishken came to Balallan from Cleitir after it had been cleared in 1840. He married Mary Mackenzie and it is not known where Mary originated from. Malcolm was evicted... 45257
John Macdonald John, born c1797, was a son of Donald and Henrietta nee Macleod. He married Christina Beaton and settled in Bosta where they had a family of seven, two dying in infancy. 12298
Christina Beaton Christina, born c1794, was a daughter of Angus and Christina nee Macneil, Tobson. She married John Macdonald and lived in Bosta; with issue. 12302
Donald Macleod Donald was born 1849 to 7 Geshader. 9602
Mary Mackenzie Mary, daughter of Hector Mackenzie and Margaret Smith, 26 Balallan married her first cousin, Kenneth Macdonald, 8 Balallan. They moved to 7 Lemreway in the 1850s. 43990
Isabella Maclennan Isabella (born 1819) was a daughter of Duncan Maclennan and Margaret Mackenzie, 18 Marvig.  She was married to Kenneth Mackenzie, 4 Habost. Isabella and Kenneth settled at 12 Marvig and they had five children.   62870
Margaret Smith Margaret Smith (1809-1889) daughter of Murdo Smith and Mary Mackenzie, 14 Laxay married Hector Mackenzie from Buthnish? Lived at 26 Balallan. 25702

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