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Genealogical notes entitled 'Maceachains', 1892

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/19

Scope and Contents

Genealogical notes entitled 'Maceachains' including the patronymics of two Neill Maceachains [Neil MacEachen] and notes on their connection with Ronald of Arasaig [Ă€rasaig/Arisaig, Siorramachd Inbhir Nis/Inverness-shire], Howbeg [Tobha Beag, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] and Marshal MacDonald, Duke of Tarentum. Also noted is how some of the family changed their name to MacDonald while the others remained as MacEachen and that Alexander Mor Howbig [Alexander MacEachen later MacDonald] had four daughters and several illegitimate daughters. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.

Dates

  • 1892

Language of Materials

English Gaelic

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.

Extent

From the Series: 35 folios ; 20.2 x 14.5 cm

Physical Location

5.07

Physical Location

folio 191r, line 3 to folio 191v, line 16

Related Materials

Coll-97/CW107/47 and Coll-97/CW108/43 - notes on the family of the Duke of Tarentum in Uibhist a Deas/South Uist.

Repository Details

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