• Posts Tagged ‘lochcroistean’

    Lochcroistean School, 1958

    by  • 23 July 2008 • Archive photos • 0 Comments

    Teacher Babag Smith Back: 1. John Macdonald Carishader 2. Donald A Macdonald Scaliscro 3. Kenny A Mackay Geshader 7 Geshader Middle: 4. Angus Macdonald Scaliscro 5. Agnes Matheson 8 Enaclete 6. Peggy Ann Matheson 8 Enaclete 7. Christina Buchanan Schoolhouse 8. Malcolm K Buchanan 3 Carishader Front: 9. Donald N Gillies 4 Enaclete 10. Donald […]

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    JD in the Glen

    by  • 21 July 2008 • History • 0 Comments

    Travelling east down Glen Valtos from Timsgarry, just past the first quarry on the left, you can see the stones which spell out JD. Ahead on your right is the steep zig-zag path, which the Uig women descended with the creels of peat on their backs. JD was James Drummond and this marks the spot […]

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    Lochcroistean School, 1946-7

    by  • 30 June 2008 • Archive photos, History • 0 Comments

      How about another school photo.  Click to enlarge. Back:  Annabella Matheson (Babag) Teacher Murdo Morrison 1A Ungeshader William Faulkner Macdonald 11 Geshader Angus Morrison 1A Ungeshader Neil Macdonald 11 Geshader John Macdonald 11 Geshader Donald Finlay Macleod 8 Carishader Norman Maciver Teacher Third row:  Christine Macdonald 3 Geshader Agnes Smith Croistean Cottage Maggie Bell […]

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    by  • 26 June 2008 • Bàrdachd, Gàidhlig, History • 0 Comments

    Norman Macleod, Am Bàrd Bochd, taught at Lochcroistean school from 1936 to 1943, and was a noted bard who composed the following about Lochcroistean and some of the people he knew there.  The last four verses constitute his song about the people of Geshader. Lochcroistean School was in use until the new Uig school opened […]

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    Gur tric mi an diugh a’ cuimhneachadh

    by  • 23 June 2008 • Gàidhlig • 3 Comments

    A song of the people of Geshader, by Norman Macleod, Am Bàrd Bochd, who was headmaster at Lochcroistean from 1936 to 1943. Gur tric mi an diugh a’ cuimhneachadh Air suinn bha leam ann uair, An duinealas ‘s an aoighealachd, An abhachas gun fhuath; An t-Ileach seòlta àmhailteach ‘S Macneill na bheachd cur ruaig Air […]

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