Taigh a’Chladaich, Ungeshader

Some of the Smiths who lived at 2 Ungeshader, and their house, Taigh a’Chladaich, right on the shore there.  In the first photo are Annie Smith (Anna Chladaich), Mary Smith (Mairi Choinnich), Effie Smith (Eiric Choinnich), Annie Smith (Banntrach Choinnich Oig), and Kenny Dan Smith.

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6 thoughts on “Taigh a’Chladaich, Ungeshader

  1. Hi there,
    My father and aunty were Kenny and Effie Smith, the children in this photograph and I have this very one on my wall at home. I have some other family photographs and can get them to you for your records, I have already spoken to Finlay Carishader about this. I was brought up at Hillcrest, Lochcroistean and my father often took me and my sister into Ungeshader to reminisce about his life there. I have always been fascinated with the old photographs and am desperately trying to collect as many as possible in order to make copies and keep them safe.
    I look forward to hearing from you,

    Anna Mairi Macleod
    41 Breasclete

  2. Have never seen this photograph but it certainly brought a tear to my eye. My Auntie Effie and Uncle Noey (Kenny). My mum was their younger sister Mhari Bell – I always go to Ungeshader when I am home in Lewis.
    Hello Anna x

  3. Hello Anna and Annette… so nice to hear. We have a few more of Ungeshader that I’ll try to put up this week, and Anna yes please, we’d love to have your others. I could call round some time – will be in touch.

  4. Hi Annette

    So nice to hear from you, it has been a long time. Please write me a wee hallo when you have a chance and I’ll get back to you asap. Hi to Marina and Colin and all the family too.

    Anna x

  5. Well, that’s my Mum on the left!
    Many’s a day I raced round that corner to escape an irate cockerell that my Granny, top left had, on my way home form school at Lochcroistean! Surprised that he still had a beak left after the many clatterings he got when I slammed the door in its face!
    Happy memories in that old house!
    If ever I win the Lottery, that is one property that is getting restored! And the nearby well will get a cartadh too! It is bound to need it after all these years, since I did it last!

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