• Posts Tagged ‘carishader’

    Spring Cleaning in 1851

    by  • 9 January 2012 • Emigration, Land Issues • 0 Comments

    The late 1840s were years of desperation in Lewis (as elsewhere), with much of the population near to starvation and dependent on ‘destitution meal’ from the Proprietor. The solution that presented itself was assisted and effectively compulsory emigration; here are the numbers fixed on for emigration from Uig in 1851.

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    Bus ‘ain Uisdein

    by  • 14 February 2010 • History • 0 Comments

    [singlepic=1075,358] John Mackay (Iain Uisdean, b1870) 1 Carishader in his bus, with (left to right) his son Angus and Farquhar (Fearchar ‘a Chomhnard) and Caluman Macdonald, 12 Carishader.

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    Carishader Boys

    by  • 18 May 2009 • Archive photos • 0 Comments

    [singlepic=626,600] Angus Hugh Smith (2 then 7a Carishader) and Angus Macritchie, North End Carishader.  We assume the pram is unoccupied.  Not entirely sure where this is but perhaps Mackay’s shop […]

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