Fàilte! (Welcome!)

Fàilte! (Welcome!)
This blog is the result of my ongoing research into the people, places and events that have shaped the Western Isles of Scotland and, in particular, the 'Siamese-twins' of Harris and Lewis.
My interest stems from the fact that my Grandfather was a Stornowegian and, until about four years ago, that was the sum total of my knowledge, both of him and of the land of his birth.
I cannot guarantee the accuracy of everything that I have written (not least because parts are, perhaps, pioneering) but I have done my best to check for any errors.
My family mainly lived along the shore of the Sound of Harris, from An-t-Ob and Srannda to Roghadal, but one family 'moved' to Direcleit in the Baighs...

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Tuesday, 20 July 2010

Parish Maps of Lewis & Harris

An outline map of the four parishes of Lewis can be seen here: http://www.scotlandsfamily.com/parish-map-caithness.htm whilst that of Harris is here: http://www.scotlandsfamily.com/parish-map-inverness.htm .

Maps of Barvas , Stornoway , Lochs , Uig  and Harris from the Gazetteer for Scotland


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