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Inscriptions at Baile na Cille cemetery Baile na Cille Cemetery was in use for many centuries but incribed stones were a late introduction. The following inscriptions were transcribed c1973; since then some stones have fallen. 1. In memory of David Watson,... Yes 50177
Census 1881 The 1881 census was taken on the night of 3 April 1881. Census enumerators distributed a schedule before census night to every household in the area they were assigned to cover which were collected the following day,... 5459
Census 1841 The 1841 census was taken the night of 6 June 1841. This was the fifth decennial census of the population of Britain but the first to record the names of individuals within households were recorded, along with ages,... 5455
Census 1901 The 1901 census was taken the night of 31 March 1901. Census enumerators were assigned a specific area to cover and distributed a schedule to every household in that area before census night. The following day they were... 5461
Bernera Historical Society archive The Bernera Historical Society (Comann Eachdraidh Sgìre Bhearnaraigh) archive consists of both records and artefacts, and is housed in the society's four-star registered museum in the Bernera Community Centre, Lewis. 11646
Census 1871 The 1871 census was taken on the night of 2 April 1871. Census enumerators distributed a schedule before census night to every household in the area they were assigned to cover which were collected the following day,... 5458
Census 1891 The 1891 census was on the night of 5 April 1891. Census enumerators distributed a schedule before census night to every household in the area they were assigned to cover which were collected the following day, checked... 5460
The Scotsman The Scotsman is an Edinburgh-based national daily newspaper first published in 1817. 12404
Roll of Honour: Uig, World War One WORLD WAR I - 1914 - 1918 Bold text indicates those who died during the war British Service Medals explained - Click here Name Patronymic Address Service Details ARD BHEAG John Macdonald... Yes 9930
Roll of Honour: Kinloch, World War Two Name Patronymic Address Service Details Donald R Mackenzie Domhnall Rodaidh Aonghais Iain 3 Airidhbhruaich 841004 Gunner 51st A/T Royal Artillery; UK, Europe. Taken prisoner at St Valery and spent 5 years... 16757
Roll of Honour: Bernera School District, 1914 and after Royal Naval Reserve Macarthur, Malcolm 1 Kirkibost (Survivor of "Hermes" disaster, 31st October 1914; never properly recovered from effects of immersion; discharged on medical grounds) Macaulay, Donald 17 Kirkibost... 16128
Roll of Honour: Tir Mor, World War One Name Address Patronymic Service Details Malcolm Macleod 1 Crulivig Calum Allaidh Camerons; Killed in action, 25thOct.,1915. Kenneth John Macleod 1 Crulivig Coinneach Allaidh R.N.R.T. Duncan... 17097
Roll of Honour: Crulivig School District, 1914 and after Crulivig School District (Earshader, Crulivig & Lundale) Royal Naval Reserve: Ferguson, Finlay 6 Crulivig Macaulay, Donald 3 Lundale Macdonald, Kenneth 6 Lundale Macdonald, Norman 5 Crulivig Macinnes, Duncan 3... 16119
Roll of Honour: Uig, Falklands War FALKLANDS WAR - 1982 Name Patronymic Address Service Details BREANISH Robert Latimer 9 Breanish Marines Neil Buchanan 11 Breanish Marines Iain Bichanan 11 Breanish R.N. Yes 23248
Roll of Honour: Uig, World War Two   WORLD WAR II - 1939 - 1945 Bold text indicates those who died during the war British Service Medals explained - Click here Name Patronymic Address Service Details BREANISH       Murdo Maclean   1... Yes 23230
Roll of Honour: Bernera, World War One Name Address Patronymic Service details Norman Macinnes 1 Breaclete Tormod Aonghais Thormoid Rhuaidh Royal Naval Reserve; drowned when H.M.S."Hermes" was torpedoed, 31st October, 1914; aged 41 Finlay... 17095
Roll of Honour: Bernera, Kirkibost, World War One Name Address Patronymic/Nickname Service details Donald Macarthur 1 Kirkibost Domhnall an Dubh Thob Sergt., 2nd Seaforths; killed in action in France, March 1918; aged 30. Had been four times wounded... 17096
Head Teachers in Balallan School Alex Robb, Blairlogie 1879-1881 Donald Macintosh, Dochgarroch 1882-1885 R McDiarmid July-August 1885 George Mackenzie, Caithness January-November 1886 Donald Macrae 1887-1889 James Ligertwood, Ellon 1889-1894 Archibald... 39487
Surprise Island "True Stories from the Western Isles" by James Shaw Grant. James Thin, 1983. 60643
Diary, 1851: John Munro Mackenzie, Chamberlain of the Lews ed. Andrew Macmorran (Acair 1994) The diary of John Munro Mackenzie, who was Chamberlain of the Lews (or factor) under Sir James Matheson between 1848 and 1854. The diary covers only 1851, a significant year in both the... 49168
Croft History Isle of Berneray, Volume 1 This croft history covers the township of Borve. The introduction includes memories of the area by Donald Alick MacKillop. The book is available from Bill Lawson's website. 103689
Rent Rolls Records of rent paid by tenants, maintained by the estate. 9927
North Lochs Historical Society archive The Comann Eachdraidh Cheann a Tuath nan Loch (North Lochs Historical Society) archive consists mainly of documents that are held in the office the organisation shares with the Leurbost Community Association at Leurbost... 47464
Donald Maciver manuscripts Donald Maciver has kept records of births, deaths and marriages over many years. Uig Museum holds a copy of his family tree manuscripts. 18399
A History of Kirkibost A letter, from C B Maclean, Perceval Rd Stornoway, to Bernera Historical Society. The letter is in five parts; The Smiths at 18 Kirkibost. The Family at 18 Kirkibost The War Years. The Neighbours. My Grandmother 10375
A Letter re John Smith of 18 Kirkibost, Missionary & Bard A letter from C B Maclean. Perceval Rd, Stornoway to Bernera Historical Society 10379
Croft History Isle of Lewis, Volume 18 This volume of croft histories was compiled by Bill Lawson for Comann Eachdraidh Cheann a Tuath nan Loch (North Lochs Historical Society). It covers the villages of Achmore, Lochganvich and Scapraid. Copies are... 100807
Bernera School Register 5251
Fishery Offices, Dept of Agriculture & Fisheries for Scotland The official register of fishing boats for the Western Isles until 1993 is held in Custom House,1 Quay St., Stornoway. Since this date boats are registered in Cardiff Wales 13807
Dioghlum (Kinloch Historical Society) Dioghlum is a quarterly publication on historical subjects published by the Kinloch Historical Society since 1992. 21809

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