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From this page you can browse and search the records in Hebridean Connections. Note that while 'Information Obtained From' links enable you to navigate from other records (e.g. People records) to Resources records, the often very lengthy lists of reverse links are not displayed when viewing the Resources records themselves.

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General Register Office for Scotland The General Register Office for Scotland is responsible for the registration of births, marriages, civil partnerships, deaths, divorces and adoptions in Scotland. It runs the Census every ten years and is the main... 41304
Stornoway Historical Society archive Stornoway Historical Society holds an archive of photographs, stories and recordings relating to the maritime history of the town and surrounding district, and to the old houses and families of Stornoway. 43158
The Highland News The Highland News is an Inverness-based weekly newspaper, first published in 1883 as The Highland News: The Organ of the Highland Temperance League. Two years later it abandoned its affiliation with the Temperance... 9010
A Brief History of the Church in Uig by John Macleod OBE, DL, MA, Carishader; 1928-1998. Written 1994; published by Comann Eachdraidh Uig, 2001 (out of print). A history of the Church in Uig from its earliest beginnings through the Disruption to the... 51556
The Oban Times The Oban Times is a weekly local newspaper published in Oban in the historical county of Argyllshire. It was launched in 1861 as The Oban Monthly Pictorial Magazine but acquired its current title five years later, when... 12542
Gravir School Pictures Pairc Historical Society has a number of school pictures from Gravir School; click on the thumbnails below to view the pictures and in most cases, identification lists.     Yes 46076
Planasker School Pictures Pairc Historical Society has a number of school pictures from Planasker School, Marvig; click on the thumbnails below to view the pictures and in most cases, identification lists. If you can add to the identification or... Yes 46082
Berneray School Log Book 1912- The school log book contains the headteachers' record of events at Berneray School from 9th December 1912. Started by the headmaster Murdoch D MacDonald, it was continued by his successor Roderick MacLeod (1913-1915). 75504
Lancet The "Lancet" is an independent medical journal founded by Thomas Wakley in 1823 24136
Revivals in the Highlands and Islands in the 19th Century by Rev Alexander Macrae, United Free Church, Criech; pub Eneas Mackay. An enthusiastic account of the many periods of religious evangelism and revival in Highland and Island churches. 64766
Cromore School Pictures Pairc Historical Society has a number of school pictures from Cromore School; click on the thumbnails below to view the pictures and in most cases, identification lists. If you can add to the identification or if you... Yes 46077
West Highland Free Press The West Highland Free Press was founded in 1972 in the Isle of Skye as a weekly newspaper. Its home page can be found here. 75553
Life and Work Magazine The Church of Scotland's magazine Life and Work was established in 1879. It incorporates a Gaelic supplement. 76861
Families of Lewis: Maclennan This is one of a series of articles published in the Stornoway Gazette in the 1950s and 1960s by Rev. William Matheson, MacGilleChaluim, whose parents were originally from the West Side of Lewis. The articles are based... 65093
Maclennan's Gaelic Dictionary Early in the 20th century Malcolm Maclennan produced a pronouncing and etymological dictionary of the Gaelic language. It was based on A Pronouncing Gaelic Dictionary by Neil Macalpine, which first appeared in 1831.... 64913
Reflections (of Gravir childhood and Glesga adulthood) A volume of songs, poems, articles and Gaelic translations, written by William Macphail, which with a few exceptions, have all appeared in the columns of the "Stornoway Gazette" through the years under the pen name "... 70873
Gravestone of Alexander Simpson Inscription on the gravestone of the Reverend Alexander Simpson (1761-1830), in Sandwick Cemetery, Stornoway: Here lie the remains of the Rev Alexander Simson late Minister of Lochs who departed this life the 23rd of... 10625
Commemoration of our Land Heroes Cuimhneachain nan Gaisgeach is a Lewis community-based voluntary organisation constituted in 1989. The specific objective of the organisation is to erect memorials to commemorate the crofters struggle for Land Law... 21867
An Investigation of Sheilings and Sheiling Sites A study of sheilings and sheiling sites conducted by students of the University of Birmingham (Dept. of Ancient History and Archaeology) in 1998 44024
Balallan School Log Log for the School kept from May 1879 to November 1896 kept on a weekly basis and detailing attendance, visits to the school by HM Inspectors; holidays and any other notable events. 46435
Kershader School Pictures Pairc Historical Society has a number of school pictures from Kershader School; click on the thumbnails below to view the pictures and in most cases, identification lists. If you can add to the identification or if you... Yes 46083
Balallan School Log Log for the School from October 1919 to June 1935 kept on a weekly basis and detailing attendance, visits to the school by HM Inspectors; holidays and any other notable events. 46436
Coille an Fhasaich Coille an Fhàsaich, published in 2008, is a collection of the Gaelic songs and poems of Donald MacKillop. Edited by Anne Lorne Gillies, it includes an autobiographical account of Donald's life on the island of Berneray... 73016
Gravestone of Roderick Reid and family In Memory of Rev Roderick Reid Minister of Lochs died 27th July 1869 aged 85 years his wife Jemima Nicolson died 24 August 1879 aged 67 years their sons Roderick died 17 March 1877 aged 28 years James died 7 January... 10630
Balallan School Log Log for the School from August 1935 to June 1973, kept on a weekly basis and detailing attendance, visits to the school by HM Inspectors; holidays and any other notable events. 46437
Balallan School Log Log for Balallan School which was kept on a weekly basis from June 1909 to October 1919. 46438
Lines Review Lines Review, published by Macdonald Printers from 1952, was a small magazine devoted principally to poetry plus reviewing and feature articles. The magazine ran until March 1998. The editorial board consisted of poets... 26715
Balallan School Log Log for Balallan School from August 1973 to May 2002, kept on a weekly basis and detailing attendance, visits to the school by HM Inspectors; holidays and any other notable events. 46439
Travels in the Western Hebrides from 1782 to 1790 Travels in the Western Hebrides from 1782 to 1790 is a book written by Reverend John Lane Buchanan and originally published in 1793. Based on the author's personal experiences as a missionary minister, it is rich in... 50956
Balallan School Log Log for the school kept from 2 December 1896 to 18 June 1909, kept on a weekly basis and detailing attendance, visits to the school by HM Inspectors; holidays and any other notable events. 46440

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