Daily Archives: February 28, 2014

The passing of Sir James Matheson, 1878

The minute book of the Lochs School Board of Lewis for 28 February 1879 notes the sad passing of Sir James Matheson.  Sir James had owned Lewis since 1844 and with the establishment of the School Board system following the … Continue reading

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Tasglann nan Eilean Siar joins the Comhairle’s heritage service

Tasglann nan Eilean Siar finished as project funded by Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, ERDF and Comunn na Gaidhlig in November 2013. The project ran for three years and in that time identified and mapped over 200 archive collections across the … Continue reading

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