Dates: 1800s

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2020.29.1

Results of research into the family history of Niel MacDonald, tailor of Kenovay, conducted for a New Zealand descendant. Niel married Euphemia (Effy) MacDonald in 1834, but died only four years later in 1838. They had four children: Niel (b. 1831), Janet (b. 1834), Catherine (b. 1836) and Niel (b. 1838). Compiled by Flo Straker, 2020.

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2020.26.1

Softback book ‘The Genealogy of the Clan MacLean’ by Ronald W Collins, USA, 2020 (2nd edition). Spanning 970 years from Old Dubhghall of Scone, through 30 generations of Dubhghall’s descendants to Clan MacLean of Duart and Clan MacLaine of Lochbuie.  MacLean sub-chiefs are traced from Inverness, through the Great Glen, Mull, Tiree, Coll, Muck and other smaller islands, back to the Chiefs of Duart or Lochbuie. Includes brief histories of clan origins and significant events.

2020.25.1

Photocopied pages from a notebook dated 1889-1929 belonging to Archibald MacEachern, blacksmith of Cornaig. Contains handwritten financial calculations, notes on orders and payments, diary notes, entries in proforma ‘The Keeper was here this day….’, invitations to the funeral of his father, also Archibald MacEachern. From an exhibition held at An Iodhlann in 1998.

2020.1.28

Notes made by Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay and Linlithgow, about the genealogy of his family and relatives, including his father, Lachlan McLean; Donald McLean (merchant) and Christina’s family; Charles McDonald and Mary’s family; Catherine McDonald; Marion Sinclair. Includes a list of dates of birth for Donald Archie, his wife Euphemia, and their seven children: Charles, Euphemia, Mary, George, Isabella, Alexina and Alister, and a note regarding Mrs Millar’s knowledge of the family history. Part of a large collection of items belonging to and about Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay (1890-1981), and his family.

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Mrs Millar: “Mary Bell Dhomnchaidh, Orisgal. She will know our family better as ‘Clann Lachlann ‘a Mharsanta (= Lachlan McLean), Kennovay”

2020.1.27

Family tree for the ancestors and descendants of Lachlan MacLean and Mary MacDonald, Kenovay, 1700-1950. Family names include McKinnon, McCall, McDonald, McDougall, Lamont, McLean, Walker, McMaster, McGill, Stoddart, McConnell and Woodhouse. Compiled to complement a large collection of items belonging to and about Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay (1890-1981), and his family.

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2020.1.1

Large collection of photographs, letters, documents and artefacts belonging to and about  Donald Archibald MacLean, Kenovay (1890-1981), and his family. The collection includes many letters to and from his son, Charles McLean, who went missing in action during WWII. Many items are catalogued individually under Accession No. 2020.1.2 and onwards.

Charles McLean letters

From the estates of Donald Archibald’s daughters, Euphemia Terris McLean and Isabella Gibson Stoddart McLean.

2019.107.3

Collection of papers and notes made by An Iodhlann’s former genealogist, Duncan Grant, Brock, about the Camerons of Tiree who emigrated to Fergus Township in Wellington County, Ontario, Canada. Includes a family tree, photographs of descendants Hugh Cameron (the donor) and his wife Doreen, a photograph of the homestead and maps of its location, and a booklet ‘Moods of the River’ about Glen Almond, Wellington.

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