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Inscriptions at Old Valtos Cemetery 64278
Iolaire Disaster Fund: volumes and papers The Iolaire Disaster Fund was set up to assist the families who had lost fathers, sons and husbands on HMY Iolaire when it sank at the Beasts of Holm, Lewis. The Iolaire Disaster Fund Committee registered under the War... 118475
Islivig Public School Register This register, held by Comunn Eachdraidh Uig, lists admission to Islivig Public School during the years 1913-1949. 108509
J Rankine family papers (Macleans of 1 Brenish) This is a genealogical archive compiled by Jan Rankine, a descendant of the Macleans of 1 Brenish. It refers mainly to Brenish and Valtos.  103810
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
Lancet The "Lancet" is an independent medical journal founded by Thomas Wakley in 1823 24136
Leicestershire pedigrees and royal descents This monograph was written by William George Dimock Fletcher and provides pedigrees in narative form of families connected with Leicestershire. It was published in Leicester in 1887 by Clarke and Hodgson, and comprises... 118496
Lemreway Croft History Lemreway Croft History is an unpublished collection compiled by Pairc Historical Society from local records and oral tradition, supported by the census and other statutory records.   108787
Lemreway School Pictures Pairc Historical Society has a number of school pictures from Lemreway School; click on the thumbnails below to view the pictures and in most cases, identification lists.   Yes 46080
Lewis: a history of the island Lewis: a history of the island  was authored by Donald Macdonald (1904-1990), of North Tolsta. It contains a wide-ranging history of the island of Lewis, including prehistoric, medieval and modern history, land... 38349
Life and Work Magazine The Church of Scotland's magazine Life and Work was established in 1879. It incorporates a Gaelic supplement. 76861
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
Lochcroistean Public School Records, Uig This register, held by Comunn Eachdraidh Uig, lists admissions to Lochcroistean School during the years 1894-1956. 36800
Lochcroistean School Register This register, held by Comunn Eachdraidh Uig, lists admissions to Lochcroistean School 1957-1968. 9941
Loyal Lewis: Roll of Honour 1914-1918 Edited by William Grant (1873-1932).  Second edition (Stornoway, 1920). Physical description: pages xiv, 343; illustrations (including facsimiles, photographs, portraits); 19 x 26cm. A copy (accession number 1990.2.2)... 118515
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
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
Mangersta School Register This register, held by Comunn Eachdraidh Uig, lists admissions to Mangersta School during the years 1912-1962. 9944
Marvig Croft History The Marvig Croft History is an unpublished compilation of information held by Pairc Historical Society and gathered from census records, society records and oral tradition.   107790
Memoirs of the clan "Aulay" with recent notes of interest Subtitle: extracted from public sources and family papers This work is a genealogical monograph written by Fanny Macaulay, a sister of Thomas Babington Macaulay, Member of Parliament and essayist. It was edited by... 28137
Ministearan an Arain? A Profile of 19th Century Moderates This paper, written by Reverend Dr Roddy MacLeod, was published in volume 52 of the Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness, 1980 to 1982. 112365
Ministers of the Parish of Lochs - 1724 onwards Church of Scotland (Established) - Church located firstly at Swordale, Keose and latterly at Eilean Tabhaidh, Keose Rev Colin Mackenzie 1724-1759 Rev Alexander Mackay 1760-1767 Rev James Wilson 1768-1784 Rev John... 38908
National Heritage List for England The National Heritage List for England is compiled by the Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England and comprises a register of nationally protected historic buildings and sites.    119224
Ness Historical Society archive Comunn Eachdraidh Nis (Ness Historical Society) holds a vast archive as well as genealogical records for the whole North Lewis area at the former Cross Primary School.     104699
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
North Tolsta Historical Society Archive 104359
Notices of Three Churches in North Uist, Benbecula, and Grimsay Notices of Three Churches in North Uist, Benbecula, and Grimsay, said to have been Built in the Fourteenth Century was presented to the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland by Captain FWL Thomas RN FSA Scot on 4th... 109096
Old Parish Register (Uig) The Old Parish Register for Uig covers from 1824 to the late 1850s. It provides dates for banns, marriages, births and baptisms but is not complete. Births were sometime registered months or even years after the fact,... 5184
Old Parish Register, Lochs 49490
Old history and crofting of Gress Published by Comann Eachdraidh Sgìre a’ Bhac (Back Historical Society), [1995]; [57 pp]. Copies can be downloaded from the Society's website, and copies are also held by Western Isles Libraries. 119015

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