Associated People: MacFadyen, Mrs Margaret, Caoles (1835 - 1927)


Black and white photograph of the MacLean family of Croish, Caoles around 1905.

The MacLeans of Croish House, Caoles in 1904 or 1905.
L-R (back row) 1. Margaret (Maggie) MacLean, wife of John MacKinnon, Hillcrest and daughter of Alexander (3) and Ishbel (6); 2. Hugh MacLean, son of Alexander (3) and Ishbel (6), father of Hugh Archie, Salum; 3. Alexander MacLean (1853-1930), son of Hugh MacLean (1816-1905) of Croish, Caoles and his wife Marion MacFadyen, sister-in-law of Margaret (5); (middle row) 4. Catriona (An Auntie Bheag), spinster sister or sister-in-law of Margaret (5); 5. Margaret MacDonald (1835-1927), widow of Charles MacFadyen (1829-1901) and mother of Ishbel (6) and Marion (7) – three other daughters died in the diphtheria epidemic of 1881 – Maggie aged 17, Mary Flora aged 7 and Catherine aged 3; 6. Ishbel MacLean née MacFadyen (1871-1956), wife of Alexander (3), her first cousin, and daughter of Margaret (5), holding her son Charles (Charlie Croish); 7. Marion Cameron née MacFadyen, daughter of Margaret (5) and wife of Donald Cameron from Mull, holding her daughter Margaret (married surname Gillespie) – the family emigrated to Canada and Margaret grew up in New Deer, Alberta; (front row) 8. Hugh Hector MacArthur, Caoles House, cousin of Maggie, Hugh, Charlie, Donald (9) Catherine and Morag, and grandfather of Hugh (Dudan) MacArthur; 9. Donald MacLean, son of Alexander (3) and Ishbel (6); 10. Donald Cameron, son Marion (7), later a senator in Canada and founder of Banff School; 11. Catherine (Katie Rosigeal), daughter of Alexander (2) and Ishbel (6) and mother of Alasdair Rosigeal; 12. Morag MacLean (married surname Paton), daughter of Alexander (2) and Ishbel (6).