Links to sites & pages about the Iolaire Disaster - New Year's Day 1919:
Stornoway Historical Society
Roll of Honour article from The Scotsman
The Sinking of HMY Iolaire - 1 January 1919
When I Heard The Bell - Book Review - The Scotsman
Historical Societies Page Links
Barvas and Brue Historical Society - Timeline
Ness Historical Society
North Tolsta Historical Society
Uig historical Society - An Iolaire Survivor
Angus Macleod Archive
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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