Tag Archives: genealogy

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2017.65.4

Genealogy material relating to people of Heanish, 1793-2012, from the belongings of Robert Nisbet, Heanish: (1) handwritten family tree for descendents of James Nesbit and Sarah Fritt, (2) printed family tree for the descendents of Neil MacKinnon (1793-1872) and Marion Munn (1800-1887), (3) printed family trees for the descendents of  ? MacKinnon, Donald MacKinnon (1803-1871) and Mary Sinclair (1824-1873), Donald (Red) MacKinnon (b.1773) and Mary McColl (b.1773), Alexander MacKinnon (b. 1846) and Jessie MacDonald (b.1859), Effie MacKinnon (1809-1891) and Coll MacDonald (1806-1883), and Marion Munn (1803-1872) and Neil MacKinnon (1794-1872), (4) family group sheet for Neil MacKinnon (1793-1872) and Marion Munn (1800-1887), (5) printed extract from the 1881 British Census, giving the names and details of 109 inhabitants in 21 houses at Heanish Farm, (6) collection of annotated photocopied birth, marriage and death certificates for Marion MacKinnon, Donald MacKinnon and Margaret Anne Murray (1855), Angus MacKinnon and Catherine Brown (1866), Neil MacKinnon (1872), Euphemia MacDonald (1891), Edward John MacKinnon (1954), (7) notes on other census and genealogy material for family of Neil MacKinnon and Marion Munn (1841), Brown (1861), Coll MacDonald and Euphemia MacKinnon.

2017.36.11

Two hand-drawn family trees showing (1) the link between the donor and her Tiree ancestors through her great-grandmother Marion MacLean Brodie (b. 1854), who was daughter of Lachlan MacLean (b. 1804), Kilmoluaig, and Catherine MacLean (b.1814), Grianal (Greenhill), and (2) the family of Sarah Sinclair (b. 1895), Cathcart, whose Tiree ancestors include her grandparents Donald Sinclair (b. 1808), Balemartine, and Henrietta McLaurin (b. 1811), Balemartine. Henrietta’s father was Malcolm McLaurin, the Duke of Argyll’s Chamberlain on Tiree.

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2017.25.3

West Highland Notes & Queries, November 1991. Journal of The Society of West Highland and Islands Historical Research Ltd, Series 2, No. 8. Articles included: Fogl/Fugl – an unusual Hebridean personal name; the death and burial of Somerled of Argyll; notes on the genealogy of Clann Eoin Mhoir; Livingstones in the North of Mull; Ulva; William MacLachlan, Minister of Kilmartin.

2017.17.5

West Highland Notes and Queries, August 2016, published by the The Society of West Highland & Island Historical Research Ltd, Coll. Articles include ‘An Account of the Island of Coll: Grimsary’; Myth, History and Genetic Genealogy: Ailpein, Chriogair, Mhic Gille Chonaill; Ranald MacAllan Og; Place-names in the Argyllshire Valuation of 1751; Who was Florence MacLean (1365-1430)?; Highland Tacksmen’s use of Gaelic in the Nineteenth Century.

2017.17.1

Hardback book ‘The Great Book of Skye 2: From the Island to the World: History, Memory and Community on a Scottish Island’ by Norman MacDonald & Cailean MacLean, 2016. Together with its companion volume which was published in 2014, (see 2015.49.1) this book presents a comprehensive study of the people of the Isle of Skye. Appendices include new research on Skye doctors, the Skye Land League, Skye winners of the Military Cross, the Strathaird raiders and Skye shinty.

2016.70.4

Photocopy of a family tree for a branch of the Browns of Mannal (1800-present day), beginning with Hugh Brown (1800-1855), who married Euphemia McMillan (1801-1871), and their 10 children: Mary, Murdoch, Colin, Flora (1), Archibald, Catherene, Ann, Flora (2), Marion and John. Includes Brown, MacDougall, MacFarlane, MacIntyre and MacPhee.

2014.72.1

Family tree for the MacLeans of Rossdhu and Ardbeg Kenovay, 1750-1972

Photocopied family tree showing the ancestry of the MacLeans of Rossdhu, Kenovay, from the MacDonalds of Fortingall, Glen Lyon, and Charles MacLean of Cornaigbeg in the mid-late 1700s, to the MacLeans of Rossdhu and Ardbeg.

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