• Posts Tagged ‘canada’

    The Last Man of Bereiro

    by  • 28 August 2010 • Emigration, Featured Notes, Genealogy • 1 Comment

    The Uig Landscape Project (Durham University) is looking at sites around Crowlista, including the old settlement of Bereiro at the head of Traigh na Sruban. The last inhabitant of Bereiro was Donald Matheson, born about 1794, who was a Hudson’s Bay man, returned to Uig, and emigrated again in 1834.

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    Settling the Canadian West

    by  • 24 January 2009 • Video • 0 Comments

    The National Film Board of Canada has just launched an extraordinary website with hundreds of clips from 90 years of film-making in Canada. So far I’m not finding anything specifically […]

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    TB Macaulay’s Speech

    by  • 24 July 2008 • History • 0 Comments

    On TB Day, 18 June 1929, TB Macaulay of the Sun Life Assurance Company, Montreal, visited Valtos and was presented with an illuminated address by Rev Malcolm Maclennan, on behalf of […]

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