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2020.1.8

Small hard-back Gaelic bible, t-Seann Tiomnaidh, published by the West of Scotland Bible Society, Glasgow, and belonging to Donald Archibald MacLean, Kenovay. Handwritten on the inside is “D.A. Maclean, Kenovay, Tyree, 14th Jan 1905. Cornaigmore P School”.  Part of a large collection of items belonging to and about Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay (1890-1981), and his family.

2020.1.3

Colour photograph of Donald Archibald MacLean, Kenovay, taken on 1 January 1979. Donald was the son of Lachlan MacLean, Kenovay, and Mary MacDonald, Tiree. He attended Cornaigmore School and became a police constable on the mainland. He and his wife, Euphemia Stoddart, lived in Linlithgow and had seven children. By the time he retired in 1952, he had risen to Deputy Chief Constable of West Lothian. Part of a large collection of items belonging to and about Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay (1890-1981), and his family.

Click here to view three additional photos of Donald: (top, L-R) with his grandsons Donald McLean (son of Alister McLean) and Donald Price (son of Mary McLean) in around 1970; (lower left) with his surviving children Effie, Mary, Isabella and Alister, in 1980; (lower right) in 1979.

2020.1.2

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.

 

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.

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