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    Schools in Uig before the Education Act

    by  • 7 February 2009 • Education • 8 Comments

    From Sanais, 1988, with some additions.

    The first school in the Western Isles was founded shortly after 1610, when the Seaforth Mackenzies gained possession of the island, and in 1680, a report by ‘Indweller’ says that the Seaforth school had done much good, not only for Lewis but also for the adjacent isles. Other schools followed.

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    We ♥ Strome

    by  • 25 July 2008 • History • 0 Comments

    Pictures from our Comann Eachdraidh outing to Strome.  A strupag to get started, then we split up:  some went up the hill, some went to the famous wall and attempted to […]

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