• Uig Farms, 1844-1888

    From a statement lodged with the Crofters Commission by the Estate management in November 1888, showing alterations made over farms in Lewis, with the occupancy and rent of each during the period 1844-1888.

    Mealista, Keannhusly and Island Mealista

    1844-49 Alex and John MacRae £80.0.0
    1850 do. £105.0.0
    1860 do. £120.0.0
    1870 John Mitchell £130.0.0
    1886-87 do. (lands taken off) £85.0.0
    1888 do. £85.0.0

    Mangersta

    1873 Donald and Malcolm Macleod £122.0.0
    1880 do. £95.0.0
    1888 do.  

    Ardroil

    1844-48 Donald Macaulay £100.0.0
    1849 John and James Mackenzie £105.0.0
    1854 do. (Carnish added) £160.0.0
    1857 do. (Timsgarry, Erista, Vacsay added) £270.0.0
    1859 do. (without Timsgarry, with Vacsay) £187.0.0
    1862-67 James MacRae £255.0.0
    1880 Alexander MacRae (with additional island) £285.0.0
    1887 do. £245.0.0
    1888 do. £245.0.0

    Timsgarry and Island Vacsay

    1846-1850 George Mitchell £78.0.0
    1852 Rev David Watson £84.0.0
    1857-58 Added to Ardroil  
    1859-60 James MacRae £88.0.0
    1860 Kenneth and Angus Nicolson £88.0.0
    1867 James MacRae (Erista added £108.0.0
    1877 John MacRae (a portion added to Glebe) £80.0.0

    The other Lewis farms at the time were South Galson, North Dell, Arnish, Crobeg, Valtos (Lochs) and Island Torray, Dalbeg, Aignish, Melbost, Stoneyfield, Goathill, Manor Farm, Coll, Gress, North Tolsta and Tong.

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