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Black & white portrait photograph of Donald Archibald MacLean (1890-1981), Kenovay, taken in around 1920. Donald was born in Kenovay to his parents Lachlan (a’ Mharsanta) McLean (1836-1921), Kenovay, and Mary McDonald (1852-1920). He spoke Gaelic and did well at Cornaigmore Public School. He moved to Linlithgow in 1911, working in St Magdalene’s Distillery before joining the West Lothian Constabulary in 1912. He progressed up the ranks to Deputy Chief Constable. He married Euphemia Terris Stoddart (1888-1964) and had seven children, one of whom, Charles (1917-1941), was lost during WWII. He remained in Linlithgow until his death. Part of a large collection of items belonging to and about Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay (1890-1981), and his family.

 

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Other Number: Z148

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