1965, Breanish childeren
(Left to right) Joan Maclean 1 Breanish, Jessie Maclean 1 Breanish, Lena Morrison 19 Breanish, John Latimir 9 Breanish, Robert Latimir 9 Breanish, Murdo F Maclean 1 Breanish, ChrisAnn Maclean 3 Breanish, DeDe Morrison 16 Breanish, Ann Morrison 16 Breanish.
Taigh an t-Saltier, Caluim ‘an Mhòir, Calum Buchanan, 6 Breanish c1926
A gathering at 20 Breanish
Calum Buchanan/Calum ‘ain Mhòir (Saltier) 6 Breanish and Angus Morrison, (Aonghas Dhòmhnaill Uilleim Eoghainn/ am Beaganach), 17 Breanish
Agnes MacDonald (Agnes Dhàidh) 5 Crowlista and Calum Morrison, 17 Breanish Sitting, John Maclean 3Br (Sheocan Iain Duibh) Murchadh Chèidhean “An Gordanach”, 18 Breanish Angus Mackay (Aonghas Mòr Thamanabhaigh, the keeper) and James Mitchell (Seumas ‘ain Mhitchell) of Mealista Farm Jessie Helen Hastie, Breanish teacher’s daughter Mr Hastie, teacher at Breanish, and wife Kate Ann Macleod 7 Breanish (Katag Dhòmhnaill Phadraig) Neil Buchanan (Niall Neill) 11 Breanish Bean a’ Mhorair agus Katag, Breanish Kenneth Maclean 3Br (Coinneach Iain Duibh). Kenneth emigrated to South Africa Murdo Buchanan 6Br (Murchadh Iain Chaluim Dhonnchaidh/ Murchadh ‘ain Mhòir) Missionary Iain Macdonald (‘An Knox) and daughter Effie Peter Angus Macleod (Pàdraig Dhòmhnaill Phàdraig) 7 Breanish he emigrated to Canada and served as an Army Sergeant in the Royal Highland Army of Canada and was killed in action at St Julien, Flanders, Belgium on 24.04.15. Donald Morrison 17 Breanish (Dòmhnall Eoghainn/ Gow) wife Annie and daughter Peggy Chirsty Macleod 7 Breanish (Ciorstaidh Ann Dhòmhnaill Phàdraig) ca 1935 Breanish – unidentified sailors Peigi MacLeod (Peigi Dhòmhnaill Phàdraig), 7 Breanish Calum Morrison(Killum), 17 Breanish; Anna Belle MacLean (Anna Sheocan), 3 Breanish; Murchadh Ruadh, 4 Aird; Chirsty Belle MacLean (Chirsty Belle Fhionnlaigh) 1 Breanish Taigh Sgoile Bhreidhnis/ Islivig Names of the children in the preceding image Picnic at Mealastadh Cornation Day 1936 ( George V1) Murdanie and Peggy MacRitchie ( Murdanie agus Peigi Aonghais Tharmoid/ na Sibealaig), 15 Breanish; Christina MacRitchie; Agnes MacDonald, 5 Crowlista; Calum Morrison 17 Breanish
. Wedding of Murdo Buchanan (Murchadh Iain Chaluim,Murchadh ‘ain How 27 Breanish) and Peggy MacRitchie (Peigi Aonghais Tharmoid, Peigi na Sibealaig 15 Breanish). They married at the Mission House/ Taigh Coinneamh and the image shows the procession from there to the bride’s home. The bridesmaid was Rhoda MacLennan from the Isle of Scarp and the bestman Murdo Macleod (Boach), 24 Breanish and 10 Mangersta. The couple lived at 14 Breanish. Murdo ‘ain How was interned in Holland after the Fall of Antwerp
Breanish and Mangersta folk enjoying a picnic
Murdo MacKinnon (Murchadh Chèithein), 18 Breanish. Murdo was lost in the Iolaire Disaster,1st January, 1919, aged 19 years.
George Morrison (Seoras Iain Tharmoid/Seoras Cheusain) 20 Breanish. George was lost in the Iolaire Disaster, 1st January, 1919, aged 21 years.
Angus Mackinnon, 18 Breanish (Aonghais Chèidhean)
Angus Mackinnon, 18 Breanish (Aonghas Chèidhean) who drowned in the tragic loss of the fishing vessel
The Margaret at the back of Mealasta Island on the 12th of March, 1932. The crew of four, which also included Angus’s father Cain (Cèidhean) MacKinnon, were lost.
Iain Phàdraig (Iain Phàdraig Aonghais 9 Breanish and 6 Mangersta) Dòmhnall an t-Saoir (Dòmhnall Iain Mhurchaidh 18 Breanish and 14 Keith Street Stornoway) John Macaulay (Iain Tharmoid Dhòmhnaill/ Fìlidh 8 Islivig and 2 Carnish) John Macaulay – the boat builder
an t-Saor, of 19 Breanish, and others unidentified.
John Macaulay – the boat builder, an t-Saor, of 19 Breanish, and others unidentified.
Banais/ Wedding of Donald William Morrison (Domhnall Uilleim Eoghainn Neill) 16 Breanish and Anna Morrison (Anna Phàdraig Aonghais Mhoireasdan) 9 Breanish Calum Dhomhnaill Iain ‘ic Neill and wife Mary Buchanan (Mairi Iain How), emigrated to South America Cracabhal Sheiling Dollag Buchanan (17 Breanish and 9 Mangersta )Duncan Macleod/ Donnchadh Fhionnlaigh,24 Breanish/10 Mangersta and Ventura California), Chirsty Morrison 17Breanish (Chirsty Ghow), John Maclean 3Br (Seocan ‘an Dhuibh) Murdo Maclean (Murchadh Phoint, Murchadh Fhionnlagh Mhurchaidh Choinnich) 1 Breanish. Murdo was killed in action on HMS Wivern in 1940 Malcolm Buchanan (Calum Neill) 11 Breanish and Finlay Maclean (Fionnlagh Mhurchaidh Choinneach, Point) 1 Breanish, in the Militia pre 1914 John Macdonald (Iain Knox), Donald Bethune,Murdag ‘an Knox ( Murdag Mhurchaidh Choinnich,1 Breanish) Peggy Macleod 7 Breanish (Peigi Dhomhnaill Phàdraig. Peigi Mhòr worked in the 1920s and 30s for the Cabot family in Boston Peggy Bethune (Peigi Mhurchaidh Choinnich) 1 Breanish. Peggy married Donald Bethune, Edinburgh after the death of his first wife Margaret MacLean an elder sister of Peggy. Murdo Maclean (Murchadh Iain Choinnich/Murchadh ‘An Dhuibh) 3 Breanish. Murdo married Betsy Buchanan (Beit Dhomhnaill ‘Ian Shaighdear) from 6 Kneep and they emigrated to Wyoming Bella Ann (Iseabail Iain Aonghais, 9 Geshader)and Robert Latimar.Bella Ann relocated from Glasgow to 9 Breanish with her three children after she was widowed Murdo MacLeod (Murchadh Fhionnlaigh Dhòmhnaill, am Boach) 24 Breanish and 10 Mangersta and Calum Morrison (Calum Dhomhnaill Uilleim Eoghann a Ghobha, Killum) 17 Breanish on an excursion to Ness ca. 1930. Breanish but unidentified John Macaulay (Iain Mhurchaidh) Saor Bhreidhnis, 19 Breanish), John Maciver (Coll – am Peel), Donald Macaulay (Domhnaill an t-Saoir). Murdina (Murdag Mhurchaidh Choinnich) and John Macdonald (Iain Knox), Mission House Breanish On ladder, Finlay MacLean, 1 Breanish (Fionnlagh Mhurchaidh Choinnich) Doigh (D.A. MacRitchie, Carishader) at front of corn stack. With the horse and cart, Finlay’s son Kenny John Maclean and his first cousin Henry Bethune, Edinburgh. John Latimer
Back row, 2nd right
John Latimer, back row, 2nd right Chirsty Margaret Buchanan
11 Breanish, at 100 years
Chirsty Margaret Buchanan (Cairistìona Chaluim Dhòmhnaill/ Cairistìona Mairead) 11 Breanish, at 100 years Donald and Mary Buchanan
Donald Buchanan (Domhnall Iain Chaluim Dhonnchaidh/Domhnall ‘ain Mhòir) 6 Breanish and 9 Mangersta, and his wife Mary MacLean (Mairi Mhurchaidh Choinnich Fhionnlaigh), 1 Breanish.
George Bethune, Etta Maclean 1 Breanish, Agnes Bethune 1 Islivig (and Canada), Angus Macdonald 1 Islivig Marion Morrison (Mor Sheorais) 20Br, Mary Ann Macaulay 18 Br (Mairi Anna an t-Saoir)Anna Morrison (Anna Eoghainn a Ghobha) 17, Breanish Murdina Buchanan 27 Breanish (Murdag Mhurchaidh Chaluim Dhonnchaidh,Bean ‘ain How) and Christina Buchanan 11 Breanish (Cairistiona Mairead) Mairi, Annie and Annie
Mary Morrison (Màiri Phàdruig) 9 Breanish and 6 Mangersta, Annie Morrison (Anna Snòraidh) Carnish, Annie Morrison (Anna Phàdruig)9 Breanish and 17 Breanish.
Mary Morrison (Màiri Phàdruig) 6 Mangersta, Annie Morrison (Anna Snoraidh) Carnish, Annie Morrison (Anna Phàdruig) 17 Breanish. Anna Cheidhinn
Annie Morrison (Anna Cheidhean, Zinc’s mother), Breanish
Annie Morrison (Anna Cheidhinn, Zinc’s mother), Breanish Airigh Cracabhal
At Airigh Cracabhal, 1930s.
Katie Ann Macritchie, 15 Breanish Peigi Ann Buchanan, 11 Breanish Chrissie Mackay 13 Breanish Mary Ann Morrison 29 Breanish Neil Latimer 9 Breanish Flora Macdonald 11 Breanish Peigi Morrison 29 Breanish Cathy Morrison 29 Breanish Chrissie Buchanan 11 Breanish Nan Latimer 9 Breanish.
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