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Books of Clanranald The two Books of Clanranald are Gaelic manuscripts containing the traditional history of the Donald clan. The Red Book of Clanranald dates from the 17th century, the notebook of Niall MacMhuirich, one of the hereditary... 108711
Chronicle of the Scottish Nation An English translation of John of Fordun's Chronica Gentis Scotorum was published as the Historians of Scotland Volume IV by Edmonston & Douglas, Edinburgh in 1872, edited by William F Skene. The original chronicle... 108770
Lemreway Croft History Lemreway Croft History is an unpublished collection compiled by Pairc Historical Society from local records and oral tradition, supported by the census and other statutory records.   108787
The Clan Donald The Clan Donald by Rev Angus MacDonald & Rev Archibald MacDonald was published in three volumes by Northern Counties Publishing Co Ltd of Inverness between 1896 and 1904.   Volume 3 is available to search online... 108942
The MacLeods: the Genealogy of a Clan The MacLeods: the Genealogy of a Clan: MacLeod chiefs of Harris and Dunvegan by Reverend Donald MacKinnon and Alick Morrison was published by the Clan MacLeod Society in 1969.  109062
Hebridean Heritage Hebridean Heritage: Autobiography of a West Highland Minister was written by Angus J MacVicar. 109421
Caverstay Croft History Caverstay Croft History is a compilation of information held by Pairc Historical Society and gathered from census records, society records and oral tradition. 109427
The Archaeology of Ness The Archaeology of Ness, by Chris S. Barrowman, is a book summarising the results of the Ness Archaeological Landscape Survey (NALS), for which the fieldwork was carried out in 2006 and 2007. The survey recorded more... 109442
Ancient Barra Ancient Barra is one of a series of three booklets in the series Exploring the Archaeology of the Outer Hebrides.  Written by Keith Branigan, and published by Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, the book provides a visitors'... 109633
Canada Census 1881 109770
Canada Census 1891 109777
Canada Census 1901 109778
Your country needs you! Middlebrook, Martin, Your Country Needs You! : from six to sixty-five divisions (London: Leo Cooper Ltd, 1999 (Barnsley: Pen & Sword Books, 2007 imprint)). ISBN 9780850527094 Your Country Needs You takes the... 110079
Roll of Honour: Berneray Berneray's Roll of Honour appears on the island's war memorial in Church Road. First World War Private Donald MacAskill of 4a Ruisgarry (Tarraloch), Cameron Highlanders Private Roderick MacAskill of 4a Ruisgarry (... Yes 111715
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
Gobha na Hearadh, The Harris Blacksmith This paper, including many details of the life of blacksmith John Morison, sometimes Morrison, was presented by Neil Macdonald. It was subsequently published in the Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness,... 113019
Sgeulachdan Bhearnaraidh This collection of tales related to Alick Morrison by islanders was presented by him to the Gaelic Society of Inverness in 1983, and later published in their Transactions, Volume 53. 113055
Seaforth Muniments (Seaforth Estate Papers) Mackenzies of Seaforth owned the Isle of Lewis from 1610 until its sale to James Matheson in 1844. The Papers are held by National Records of Scotland (Edinburgh). 115910
Session Papers of Grianam Case A copy of these legal documents, the Grianam Case Session Papers Vol 161 1770, is held at Lionacleit Community Library. 117489
Eilean Phabaidh – Eachdraidh 's Sgeulachdan The paper Eilean Phabaidh – Eachdraidh, Sgeulachdan, Taibhsearachd agus Bardachd le Ailig Moireasdan was presented to the Gaelic Society of Inverness in 1988, and subsequently published in the Society's Transactions,... 117683
Placenames in the Western Isles Revised edition (April 2007); originally compiled April 1983; [33] pages. Compiled by Comhairle nan Eilean Siar (internal unpublished document). Parallel text (English and Gaelic). Sections on: Lewis, Harris, North Uist... 118287
HMY Iolaire - list of all on board at time of grounding This list shows all men on board HMY Iolaire at 1.55 am on 1st January 1919, prior to the wrecking of the Iolaire on the Beasts of Holm, offshore from Stornoway, in the Isle of Lewis.  The list is grouped by village... 118510
When I heard the bell : the loss of the Iolaire Author: John MacLeod (1966-) Edinburgh : Birlinn 2009 Physical description: 292 pages; includes maps; 21 cm. ISBN 9781841587929 118516
Royal Navy ratings’ service records 1853-1928 This is an online selection of  700,000 Royal Navy service records for ratings who entered the service between 1853 and 1928. Some of the records cover periods of service up to at least 1950. The original records are in... 118518
Property addressing: online search facility of the Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar (Western Isles Council), under the Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982, section 97, has the responsibility to name and number streets. This service is provided by the Data Custodian within the... 118646
Hebridean Connections user feedback Feedback from users of Hebridean Connections: from the start of the project in 2005 to date, giving additional information that was not previously held by Western Isles heritage organisations. 41338
Register of Births, Marriages and Death 5181
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
Garyvard Croft History The croft and village history of Garyvard has been collected by Comunn Eachdraidh na Pairc, with genealogy from Angus "Ease" Macleod's records and input from the community. The history is published in the form of a... 27841
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

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