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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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Friday, 31 December 2010

His Majesty's Yacht Iolaire

 Links to sites & pages about the Iolaire Disaster - New Year's Day 1919:

The Disaster
Stornoway Historical Society
Roll of Honour article from The Scotsman
The Sinking of HMY Iolaire - 1 January 1919
Iolaire 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
Audio Recordings
Angus Macleod Archive

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for the links, Peter.
    Thanks for remembering the 205.