Monthly Archives: November 2010

Annie Macleay’s visit to the Tasglann

As eager readers of the Stornoway Gazette will see, this weeks issue contain’s a piece on  Annie Macleay, our first visitor since the project commenced in June of this year and the visit she paid to the Tasglann office’s. Annie … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day

Lest We Forget Today is of course Remembrance Day, and to mark this I have decided to post a few links to various sites that have information relevant to the military service of the Western Isles. Comann Eachdraidh Uig make … Continue reading

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Cladh Hallan

    I was recently made aware of the fantastic website for Cladh Hallan, a cemetery in Daliburgh, South Uist.  This site has digitised and made available for free the burial records of the cemetery, working for over two years … Continue reading

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Friday photo: Hugh Mathesons

The photo above was kindly lent to us by Donna’s uncle, Donald Carmichael, and shows the Lewis Bakery and Provision Store owned by Hugh Matheson.  The building is now McNeils pub and has retained many of its external features, particularly … Continue reading

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