Tag Archives: North Uist

Friday photo; Heisker

The above photo shows three generations of the same family in 1911 on the islands of Heisker, found off the coast of North Uist.  Also known as the Monach isles, Heisker is famous for being the isles Lady Grange was imprisoned on for … Continue reading

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Barra to Berneray

On Saturday we hosted a networking event in Sgoil Lionacleit for the Comainn Eachdraidh between Barra and Berneray in order to facilitate encourage transfer of skills and knowledge.  The day was a great success and enjoyed by all, with representatives … Continue reading

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Friday photo; Finding some Sollas

This week Donna and David have been down in North Uist, Benbecula and South Uist working with businesses and aiding them with their records.  Tomorrow we will be holding an event in Lionacleit with the Comainn Eachdraidh of the Southern Isles, with … Continue reading

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Friday photo; Hougharry

Tonight Alasdair MacEachan will be giving a talk for the Islands Book Trust entitled ’80 Degrees North via St Kilda, the Faroes and Jan Mayen’ in the Claddach Kirkibost centre from 8pm, which should be very interesting.  Earlier in the week North Uist … Continue reading

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Friday photo: Scottish Home Industries Association

The Scottish Home Industries Association was founded by the Countess of Rosebery, the daintily named Hannah Primrose who in 1874 became the richest woman in Britain, having inherited her father’s wealth on his death.  Founded in 1889, the Association sought … Continue reading

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Visit to Southern Isles

An important part of the TnES project is working with Comainn Eachdraidh (historical societies) and providing them with advice and support.  Although we are based in Stornoway, the project will work across the Western Isles from Butt to Barra, and in … Continue reading

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