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    The Man from Scaliscro

    by  • 4 February 2011 • People • 0 Comments

    From the Stornoway Gazette, 29 March 1957. Iain Macleod was born in Skipton, Yorkshire in 1913 and was educated at Fettes and Cambridge. He earned his living from playing bridge […]

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    Dr Duncan Maclennan

    by  • 19 February 2010 • Health & Food, People

    [singlepic=1077,280,left]Dr Duncan Maclennan served as the doctor in West Uig from 1935 to 1945. A native of Stornoway, he studied at Aberdeen and Uig was his first post. He was greatly liked […]

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    The Reverends Norman Morrison

    by  • 2 February 2010 • Archive photos, Church, People • 5 Comments

    A photo of the Rev Norman Morrison, with his wife, sister (behind him) and children. Rev Morrison was minister at Baile na Cille from 1931 to 1950. He wasn’t the first of that name in Uig; the third known minister in Uig was also Norman Morrison, 1742 to 1777, who was a grandson of John Morrison, tacksman at Bragar – known in the archives as Indweller.

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    The Centenerian

    by  • 23 May 2009 • History, People • 0 Comments

    From the Inverness Courier of 25 March 1846: A correspondent has favoured us with some further particulars relative to the late patriarchal Celt, John Martin, who died at Urgay [Urgha], […]

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