Tag Archives: South Uist

Barra to Berneray; Cladh Hallan

Each member of the team wanted to post a blog about their favourite part of our Barra to Berneray event from early May.  Donna has told you about her Taransay connection, and her potential new found relative in Isa from … 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; Lochboisdale boats

This week’s Friday Photo is of fishing boats in Lochboisdale.  Lochboisdale was a major port at the time of the herring boom in the late 19th and early 20th century, and now serves as one of the main ferry ports … Continue reading

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Friday photo; three men in a boat

This postcard is dated September 1932 and depicts three men in a boat (but no sign of a dog) in South Uist.  The message on the back describes the weather as ‘unsettled’, a common complaint found on many of the … 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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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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