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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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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
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
Bun Sgoil Chnoc Shanndabhaig: Sandwickhill School 1880-2012 History of the Sandwickhill primary school, published with funding from Bord na Gaidhlig and Sandwick Community Council to mark the school's closure. Copyright 2012 Sandwick Community Council and Stornoway Historical... 119101
Canmore : National Record of the Historic Environment Canmore is an online database of information on archaeological sites, monuments, and buildings in Scotland, as well as marine monuments and designated official wreck sites. Canmore was begun by the Royal Commission on... 119157
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
Gazetteer for Scotland The Gazetteer for Scotland is an online geographical encyclopaedia covering the whole of Scotland. In addition to geographical sites it includes biographical and historical information. Entries are interlinked and the... 119230
Am Baile Am Baile, or The Village, is a bilingual (Scottish Gaelic and English) website founded in 2003 by a consortium led by the Highland Council and funded by the New Opportunities Fund. The website provides a digital archive... 119314
Croft history : Isle of Lewis, volume 8 Lawson, Bill, for Am Braighe Heritage GroupNorthton, Isle of Harris : Bill Lawson Publications, 2002 153 pages; illustrations ISBN: 9781872598390 This volume of croft histories was compiled by Bill Lawson for Am Braighe... 119372
Calbost croft genealogy Compiled by Comunn Eachdraidh na Pàirc. Habost : Comunn Eachdraidh na Pàirc, 2006 (no ISBN). 36 pages : portraits. Based on material collected by Angus Macleod and now preserved in the Angus Macleod Archive, and from... 119407
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
North Tolsta Roll of Honour or Roll Urram Tholastadh bho Thuath (for World War 2). published by Tolsta Community Association 119569
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
The Inverness Advertiser The Inverness Advertiser, Ross-shire Chronicle, and General Gazette for the Counties of Elgin, Nairn, Cromarty, Sutherland, Caithness, and the Isles was produced from 1849 tuntil 1885, when its copyright was purchased... 119763
The Lyon in mourning The Lyon in mourning, or, A collection of speeches, letters, journals etc. relative to the affairs of Prince Charles Edward Stuart / [compiled] by Robert Forbes ... ; edited from his manuscript ; with a preface by Henry... 119842
Croft history : Isle of Lewis, volume 20 Lawson, Bill, for Comann Eachdraidh Bharabhais agus Bhrù Northton, Isle of Harris : Bill Lawson Publications, 2014 139 pages; illustrations ISBN: 9780956084880 This volume of croft histories was compiled by Bill Lawson... 120017
Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve service records 1903-1922 This is an online selection of service records of ratings  and officers who served in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve (RNVR) between 1903 and 1922, held by The National Archives. The Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve also... 120159
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
Register of Emigrant Families from the Western Isles The full title of this publication is: A Register of Emigrant Families from the Western Isles of Scotland to Ontario, Canada: Part 1 Bruce, Grey & Huron Counties etc.  Compiled by Bill Lawson and available to... 104216
Carmina Gadelica The six volumes of Carmina Gadelica comprise Gaelic material gathered by folklorist Alexander Carmichael (1832-1912) between 1860 and 1909. The first two volumes were published in 1900, and re-published in 1928.... 109723

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