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A brief history of Gravir Compiled by Comunn Eachdraidh na Pàirc. Lochs : Comunn Eachdraidh na Pàirc, 2009. No ISBN. 28 pages. : illustrations (some colour), maps, portraits. Informed by the memories and oral traditions of the Gravir area.   119410
Croft history : Isle of Lewis, volume 1 Lawson, Bill Northton, Isle of Harris : Bill Lawson Publications, 1989 87 pages; illustrations ISBN: 9781872598000 This volume of croft histories was compiled by Bill Lawson, with a foreward by Donald Whyte. It covers... 119413
Croft history : Isle of Lewis, volume 3 Lawson, Bill, for Comann Eachdraidh Nis Northton, Isle of Harris : Bill Lawson Publications, 1993 136 pages; illustrations ISBN: 9781872598161 This volume of croft histories was compiled by Bill Lawson for Comann... 119414
The Scottish Emigration Database The Scottish Emigration Database is an online resource containing information from the passenger manifests of the Board of Trade's Statistical Department held at The National Archives. The database is hosted by the Arts... 119593
British Army medal index cards 1914-1920 These records are index cards created by the Army Medal Office towards the end of the First World War. They record the medals that men and women who served in the First World War were entitled to claim, and are... 119612
ScotlandsPlaces ScotlandsPlaces is an free online portal hosting content from Historic Environment Scotland, National Records of Scotland, and the National Library of Scotland. Records on Scottish places include:  Maps, surveys and... 119620
Sea sorrow Sea sorrow is a 1960 pamphlet published by the Stornoway Gazette, describing the Iolaire disaster of 1919. The work was reprinted in 1972 (ISBN 9780903960014) and 1998.  Copies are held by Western Isles Libraries, and a... 119696
Croft history: Isle of Harris, volume 6 Lawson, Bill, with Comann Eachdraidh na Hearadh Northton, Isle of Harris : Bill Lawson Publications, 2015 152 pages; illustrations ISBN: 9780992814250 This volume of croft histories was compiled by Bill Lawson with the... 119719
Bardachd Leodhais A book of Gaelic songs and hymns compiled by Iain N Macleod, a former headmaster in Bernera school. Iain was so impressed by the bardachd of John Smith from Earshader that he decided to gather as much of his work as he... 12005
The Scotsman The Scotsman is an Edinburgh-based national daily newspaper first published in 1817. 12404
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
Bosta cemetery inscriptions 13576
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
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: 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: Ness to Bernera - For King and Country 1939 to 1945 Bernera District Linshader:No Name Service Rank10 Kenneth Macinnes R.N. H.O. A.B.7 Donald Macleod R.A.F. H.O.7 Roddy A Macleod R.A.F. H.O. Crulivig:1 Malcolm K Macritchie R.N.R. A.B1 John Macleod Pioneer Corps Private2... 16143
Roll of Honour: Bernera School District, 2nd edition, WW1 Initial numbers refer to croft numbers. Breaclete:1 Macinnes, Norman, R.N.R.; drowned when H.M.S."Hermes" was torpedoed, 31st October, 1914;aged 14. (Son of Mrs Angus Macinnes)2 Macdonald, Finlay, R.N.R.3 Maciver,... 16434
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, 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
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
Gravir Croft History The Gravir Croft History is an unpublished compilation of information held by Pairc Historical Society and gathered from census records, society records and oral tradition. 17390
Macaulay, Beaton, MacIver, MacDonald, MacKinnon : Isle of Lewis to Quebec Compiled by Clayton C Purdy. Published by Oracle Press Ltd : Baton Rouge Louisiana 70820, 1986. ISBN: 9780881270426 Information on the descendants of Zachariah Macaulay and Margaret Mackenzie of Bosta who saw five of... 17824
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
Tales and traditions of the Lews A collection of myths, legends, traditions and sources from the island of Lewis written by Donald "Dolly Doctor" Macdonald of Gisla and compiled by his widow Emily Lever Paul. Editions: Stornoway: Mrs Macdonald, 1967... 18684
Dioghlum (Kinloch Historical Society) Dioghlum is a quarterly publication on historical subjects published by the Kinloch Historical Society since 1992. 21809
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
Lancet The "Lancet" is an independent medical journal founded by Thomas Wakley in 1823 24136
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
Habost Croft History Habost Croft History is a compilation of information held by Pairc Historical Society and gathered from census records, society records and oral tradition. 26718

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