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Croft History Isle of Lewis Vol 21 – Aird, Port Mholair, Brocair

The latest in the Lewis Croft History series. Illustrated and giving a history of the area and a detailed history of the families.

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Ceol na Cloinne CD Ginealach Ur (a new generation)

Traditional songs and music from the talented youngsters of Sir E Scott school in Tarbert, Isle of Harris, with their teacher, Iain MacIver. The group have their roots steeped in the traditional culture of their homeland.

Accordion, fiddle, small pipes, guitar, clarsach, piano and vocals

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Force 12 – Memories of Harris

Following service as an agricultural officer in Zanzibar, Geoff Wilkinson returns to the island of Pemba for three years as a married man before starting a new life in the Hebrides. This is the fascinating story of his challenging and rewarding ten years on the island of Harris.

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978-0957078185

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Leaving the Nets Trusting Him – The Memoirs of Dr John Watt Robertson

An account of a life at sea and as a family doctor in the Isle of Harris. Proceeds from the book go to Crossroads Care Attendant Scheme in Harris.

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A Register of Emigrant Families from the Western Isles of Scotland to the Prairie Provinces of Canada

Includes information on emigrants to Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba including the Killarney, Saltcoats, Wapella and Clandonald settlements from Lewis, Harris the Uists, Benbecula and Barra. Read the rest of this entry »

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Lewis Families and How to Trace Them – Part 3, Point

This book, the third of a series on different parishes in Lewis, is suitable for those with a specific interest in genealogy, and also those with a more general interest in the history of these interesting and beautiful islands off the Atlantic coast of Scotland. Read the rest of this entry »

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Croft History Isle of Harris Vol 5

This book covers the Island of Taransay and the villages of Luskentyre, Seilibost, Horgabost and the Borves. Illustrated with photographs of people and places and maps. Read the rest of this entry »

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These Islands We Sing

An Anthology of Scottish Islands Poetry edited by Kevin MacNeil

Poems exploring themes of love, language, landscape, identity and belonging.

A celebration of poetry and place.

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Published by Polygon 2011 ISBN 978 1 84697 211 9

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When Kafka met Einstein

 

A new collection of poems including Poems from the Hebrides by James Knox Whittet.

A quietly amazing collection of poetry – Pauline Stainer.

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ISBN 978-0-9565725-2-3 Published by Iron Press 2012

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Lewis in History and Legend – The East Coast

NEW – BILL LAWSON’S 60TH BOOK
The Isle of Lewis, the largest and most populous of the islands of the Outer Hebrides, has had an eventful history which stretches back thousands of years. In this eagerly awaited second volume of Lewis in History and Legend, Bill Lawson deals with the townships of the east coast of the island, from Tolsta in the north to the boundary with Harris in the south, and with Stornoway, the commercial and administrative capital of the island.

In his own inimitable style, he traces the story of the island from earliest times to the present day, describing the landscape and the physical remains of the past. More importantly, however, he excels in charting the history of the people themselves, weaving his way through the centuries with stories drawn from documented sources, oral tradition, Gaelic song and from his own experiences of many years travelling around the island and researching the history of its families.

The result is a unique insight in to the way of life and history of an island.

Bill Lawson founded the genealogy centre Co Leis Thus? and is genealogical consultant to Northton Heritage Trust, which now runs this research service. He has written sixty books on the genealogies and history of the western Isles. He regularly researches and lectures in North America and Australia. He lives in Northton, Harris.

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ISBN: 9781841583693 Imprint: Birlinn

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