MacKenzie, Francis Humberston, Sir, 1754-1815 (1st Baron Seaforth)
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Custom and story written down by John Ewen MacRury, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula entitled 'Souming' [number and type of stock an individual croft can graze on a common grazings] describing the ages at which cows were included in the 'leibhidh' [levy], how in 1810 Lord MacDonald and MacCoinnich Bodhar of Lewis [MacKenzie of Seaforth, Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis] introduced new rules while Clanranald had no souming until 1820. MacRury states that in 1830 his grandfather had to send five heifers...
Dates: 15 December 1894
Scope and Contents Story collected on Tarasaigh/Taransay which reads 'When MacKenzie raised his Reg[iment] he had 1000 & only 3 were und[er] 6 f[ee]t many above this.'
Dates: 10 July 1870