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Polglass

These notes are built around my own and others transcriptions of various Polglass censuses. They have been fleshed out a bit with info from birth, marriage, and death registrations, and family info from other researchers.

This file is one of many that link from my website that focusses on genealogy and history of Coigach;

http://freepages.rootsweb.com/~coigach

Any suggestions for additions or edits please email me,

Donald MacDonald-Ross



Besides the familys listed below, the Parish Register includes some christenings at Polglass that do not clearly match up with households yet;


Polglass

Polglass, "the grey or pale pool" is between Achiltibuie and Badenscallie.


Polglass 51-43


Alexander MacLeod      Head         Widr. 70      Subtenant(of 4 Acres)
Peggy        Do.       Daur.        U.       32
John          Do.      Son          U.    28      Fisherman
Donald         Do.     Son          U.    25      Fisherman
Margret        Do.     Daur.        U.       19
Hugh Campbell          Grandson            6
Notes on this Household:

This Household appears on page 14 of Enumeration District #7. All are listed as born at Lochbroom, except Alexander born at Assynt.

In the 1841 census this family was at Achlochan 41-3.

The death of Alexander is registered as 25 October, 1857 at Polglass aged 78 years, parents noted as having been Roderick McLeod and Catherine, Maiden Surname McLean, Informant his son John. Alexander's late wife Margaret was also a MacLeod.

A daughter of Alexander, Janet, married married 4 July, 1850 to George MacLeod from Reiff, he was in the 1841 census at Reiff 41-7. George and Janet are living childless in this census at Ardmair on the coast of Lochbroom opposite Isle Martin, near Ullapool, see Ardmair 51-41. By 1861 at Ardmair they have four young children.


Polglass 51-44


Duncan MacKenzie       Head         Mar.  44      Subtenant (of 4 Acres)
Ann        Do.         Wife         Mar      42
Roderick     Do.       Son                16
Kenneth      Do.       Son                14
Alexander     Do.      Son                12
Thomas        Do.      Son                 9      Pauper
Bell          Do.      Daur.                  5
Catharine     Do.      Daur.                  3
Chirsty       Do.      Daur.                 6mo.
Notes on this Household:

This Household appears on page 14 of Enumeration District #7. All are listed as born at Lochbroom, Thomas listed as "Deaf and Dumb".

In 1841 this family was enumerated at Achiltibuie 41-1, all Polglass families were counted with Achiltibuie that year. The 1841 listing has an older couple, Roderick and Christian, who I assume were Duncans parents and who died before the 1851 census.

In 1861 this family is at Polglass 61-24.

Alexander's marriage registration 23 February 1871 to Catherine McKenzie of Achiltibuie gives his mothers name as Ann McKenzie. Ann dies some time after this census, and Duncan remarries 17 January, 1856 to Margaret McLeod.

Roderick above marries 3 January, 1856 to Murdina McLeod of Achiltibuie, who is in this census as Servant to the MacLeod family three Households away at Polglass 51-47.


Polglass 51-45


Duncan MacLean         Head         U.    40      Subtenant (of 4 Acres)
Isabell  Do.           Sister       U.       32
Murdo    Do            Brother      U.    30
Ann      Do.           Sister       U.       27   Pauper
Catherine Graham       Niece                  7
Notes on this Household:

This Household appears on page 14 of Enumeration District #7. All are listed as born at Lochbroom.

In 1841 this family was listed at Achiltibuie 41-7, all Polglass families were counted with Achiltibuie that year.

Duncan weds Mary Stewart 18 January, 1855. In this census Mary is with her Stewart family at Badenscallie 51-42. Duncan dies before the 1861 census, but his Widow Mary with two of his children, and his siblings Isabella and Murdo, is there at Polglass 61-22.

With these siblings in the 1841 census was their mother Christian. The 1862 death registration of Murdoch above shows Christian was Maiden Surnamed MacKenzie, and her husband had been Kenneth MacLean.


Polglass 51-46


Alexander Campbell     Head         Mar.  52      Subtenant of 4 Acres
Bell         Do.       Daur.        U.       21
Kenneth       Do.      Son                15
Ann           Do.      Daur.                 13   Scholar
Alexander     Do.      Son                11         Do.
Notes on this Household:

This Household appears on page 15 of Enumeration District #7. All are listed as born at Lochbroom.

In 1841 this family was listed at Achiltibuie 41-4, all Polglass families were counted with Achiltibuie that year. In 1861 they are at Polglass 61-21.

The Parish Register records the marriage 17 February, 1826 of "Alexr. Campbell and Christian Fraser Coigach". Christian though missing in this census was with the family in 1841 and 1861.

A daughter of this family, Margaret, "Peggy" in 1841, dies 28 October, 1857 at Polglass, single, aged 24 years, of "Childbed 5 days". The death registration confirms her mother Christian was Maiden Surname Fraser.


Polglass 51-47


Hugh MacLeod           Head         Mar.  36      Subtenant of 4 Acres
Ann    Do.             Wife         Mar.     29
Roderick Do.           Son                 5
Janet     Do.          Daur.                  4
Margret   Do           Daur.                  2
Murdina   Do           Serv.        U.       20   House Serv.
Notes on this Household:

This Household appears on page 15 of Enumeration District #7. All are listed as born at Lochbroom, except Ann born at Assynt.

In the 1841 census Ann ("Annable") was with six of her Fraser siblings at Achiltibuie 41-31.

This family is in the 1861 census at Polglass 61-4, Hugh dies before then.

The Civil registration of Hugh and Ann's daughter Hughina 11 December 1856 shows Anabella's maiden surname was Fraser.

Three brothers of Ann are in this census at Achiltibuie 51-77, her sister Margret is married to Kenneth McLeod at Achiltibuie 51-92, and her sister Hughina is married to John McLean at Achiltibuie 51-72.

Murdina was from Achiltibuie, christened there 25 October, 1829. She was in the 1841 census with her parents Alexander McLeod and Mary McDonald at Achiltibuie 41-24. She marries 3 January, 1856 to Roderick McKenzie, who is in the Household three before this at Polglass 51-44. Murdina and Roderick are in the 1861 census with two children at Polglass 61-23.


Polglass 51-48


Roderick Graham        Head         Mar.  35      Common Labourer
Margret     Do.        Wife         Mar.     39
John        Do.        Son                17
Bell        Do.        Daur.                  8
Malcolm     Do.        Son                 6
Margret     Do.        Daur.                  3
Notes on this Household:

This Household appears on page 15 of Enumeration District #7. All are listed as born at Lochbroom.

In 1841 this family was listed at Achiltibuie 41-3, all Polglass families were counted with Achiltibuie that year. In 1861 they are at Achiltibuie 61-34, with Margret missing from home!

The Parish Register includes the marriage 1 February, 1831 of Roderick Graham to Peggy McKenzie.


Polglass 51-49


Murdo Graham           Head         Widr. 57      Subtenant(of 4 Acres)
John     Do.           Son          U.    17
Kenneth   Do.          Son                15
                     -- page break --
Chirsty MacKenzie      Serv.        U        34   House Serv.
Notes on this Household:

This Household appears on pages 15 and 16 of Enumeration District #7. All are listed as born at Lochbroom.

In 1841 this family was listed at Achiltibuie 41-6, all Polglass families were counted with Achiltibuie that year. In 1861 they are at Polglass 61-19.

A daughter of this family, Catherine, has death registered as 1896 at Polglass, aged 52 years. Her parents are noted as having been Murdo Graham and Catherine, Maiden Surname McLean.

Parish Register records the marriage 2 March, 1827 of Murdo Graham Achiltibuie to Catharine McLean there.

I think young Kenneth shows up in the 1881 census at Achiltibuie 81-4.

Chirsty McKenzie, with a different spelling of her forename in each census, is with this family from at least this census to her death 1893. The registration notes her parents had been John MacKenzie and Isabella, Maiden Surname MacDonald.


Polglass 51-50


Roderick Grant         Head         Mar.  58      Subtenant (of 4 Acres)
Anabella    Do.        Wife         Mar.     40
Samuel      Do.        Son          U     22      Fisherman
Margaret     Do.       Daur.        U.       20
Donald        Do.      Son                15      Scholar
Ann           Do.      Daur.                 12      Do.
Duncan        Do.      Son                10
John          Do.      Son                 6
Notes on this Household:

This Household appears on page 16 of Enumeration District #7. All are listed as born at Lochbroom.

In 1841 this family was listed at Achiltibuie 41-9, all Polglass families were counted with Achiltibuie that year. In 1861 they are at Polglass 61-18.

The Parish Register includes the marriage 31 March, 1825 of Rodk. Grant Airdmare and Annabel McGregor Achiltibuie.

Roderick was first married to Margaret MacDonald, their child Alexander is in the 1861 census at Badenscallie 61-15. Alexander dies 1 November, 1861, and his death registration with Samuel (above) as Informant gives the parents names, and notes Margaret was already dead.

Annabella has a sister in this census, Ann Graham, at Achiltibuie 51-84. Ann's 1856 death registration has young Samuel above as Informant, and notes the parents of Annabella and Ann were Duncan McGregor and Annabella, Maiden Surname MacKenzie.


Polglass 51-51


Norman MacKenzie       Head         Mar   54      Subtenant (of 4 Acres)
Catharine  Do.         Wife         Mar.     52
Donald     Do.         Son          U     19      Fisherman
Roderick   Do.         Son                14      Scholar
Catharine   Do.        Daur.                 12
Notes on this Household:

This Household appears on page 16 of Enumeration District #7. All are listed as born at Lochbroom.

In 1841 this family was listed at Achiltibuie 41-10, all Polglass families were counted with Achiltibuie that year. In 1861 they are at Polglass 61-17.

Parish Register gives the marriage 14 February, 1823 of "Norman McKenzie Achiltibuie to Cathrine McLeod Aultandow".

Also registered was the christening of Donald MacKenzie to Norman 9 July, 1829 at Achiltibuie.

The 1874 death registration of Catherine says her parents had been Donald McLeod and Isabella, maiden surname McLeod. Norman dies later the same year, his parents noted as Kenneth McKenzie, and Henny, maiden surname McKenzie, however I think his mother and wife's names were transposed, the mother being identified as Catherine, maiden surname McLeod.

A daughter of Norman and Catherine, Isabella, is in this census as a visitor at Altandhu 51-101, shortly after she marries to Murdo McLeod of that family, they remain at Altandhu and have four children by the 1861 census. Their descendants include Dr.Neil MacLeod in California (CONTACT INFO).


Polglass 51-52


Murdo MacLeod          Head         Mar.  52      Subtenant (of 4 Acres)
Anabella Do.           Wife         Mar      48
John     Do.           Son          U.    24      Fisherman
Murdo     Do.          Son          U.    18      Scholar
Roderick   Do.         Son                15         Do.
Angus      Do          Son                13         Do
                     -- page break --
Abby MacLeod           Daur                   8   Scholar
Notes on this Household:

This Household appears on pages 16 and 17 of Enumeration District #7. All are listed as born at Lochbroom, except Anabella and John born at Assynt.

In 1841 this family was listed at Achiltibuie 41-11, all Polglass families were counted with Achiltibuie that year. In 1861 they are at Polglass 61-16.

The Parish Register includes 15 January, 1824 the marriage of "Murdo McLeod Inverstrathan Coigach and Anable Lamont Bradach Assaint". Anabella dies a few months after the 1861 census, her death registration says her parents were William Lamont and Margaret McLeod.

Abigail ("Abby" above) marries 23 March, 1865 to John McLeod, they are in the 1871 census with four children at Polglass 71-60. Abigail and John were great-grandparents of Jim McGreal of Hamilton Ontario (CONTACT INFO).

With this family in 1841 was a son William, he is in this census as servant to a McKenzie family at Achiltibuie 51-74.

John above marries 23 December, 1858 to Margaret McRae, daughter of Norman McRae and Janet, Maiden Surname Kerr, she is in this census at Polglass 51-58.


Polglass 51-53


Anabella Stewart       Head         W.       55
Murdo       Do         Son          Widr. 27      Fisherman
Alexander    Do.       Son          U     24            Do.
Margret       Do.      Daur         U.       22
Catharine     Do.      Daur         U        18
Duncan McLeod          Grandson           10      Scholar
Anabella  Do.          GrandDaur              5
Chirsty   Do.          Serv.        U.       35   Wet Nurse
Chirsty Stewart        GrandDaur             3mo
Notes on this Household:

This Household appears on page 17 of Enumeration District #7. All are listed as born at Lochbroom.

In 1841 this family was listed at Achiltibuie 41-12, all Polglass families were counted with Achiltibuie that year. In 1861 they are at Polglass 61-14.

The Parish Register includes the christening of Murdoch Stewart to a father Duncan at Achiltibuie 15 July, 1822.

The Parish Register also has the registration of the marriage of Murdo Stewart to Christina McLeod 28 February, 1850, both are listed as resident at Polglass, though the forename of Christina's father is lost in the fold of the page.

Memorials at the Badenscallie burial ground include a tombstone erected by Murdo Stewart, to his wife Christina McLeod, stating she died 18 December, 1850 aged 25 years. Looks like Chirsty above was born at that time, and Christina died either in childbirth, or shortly after. Chirsty McLeod above is the only person I have seen so far in the Coigach censuses with occupation description as "Wet Nurse", clearly her charge was young Chirsty Stewart.

A daughter of this family, Christina or "Chirsty", married 9 January 1850 to Kenneth McLean of Altandhu. They are in this census with his family and a six month old son Duncan at Altandhu 51-99.

Alexander marries shortly before the next census, 7 February, 1861, to yet another Christina McLeod, who is in this census at Polglass 51-60. In the next census they are in the Household next to his mothers (on the same croft?) at Polglass 61-15.


Polglass 51-54


John MacLeod           Head         Mar.  75      Subtenant (of 4 Acres)
Bell     Do.           Daur.        U.       16
John     Do.           Son                12      Scholar
Murdo     Do.          Son                 9         Do.
Notes on this Household:

This Household appears on page 17 of Enumeration District #7. All are listed as born at Lochbroom.

In 1841 this family was listed at Achiltibuie 41-13, all Polglass families were counted with Achiltibuie that year. In 1861 they are at Polglass 61-12.

John's missing wife is Henny, she is with the family in both the 1841 and 1861 censuses.

John dies 3 September, 1861 of old age. Murdo was Informant on the death registration, and he lists his fathers age as "About 80 yrs". The registration says John's parents were John McLeod and Margaret McIver.

Not certain but I think Janet MacLeod in this census at Ardmair 51-41 is a daughter of John and Henny.

In the 1841 census with this family were Donald and Ann Campbell, Ann was a daughter of John and Henny. Ann is in this census in the next Household, Polglass 51-55, though Donald is missing. Most likely the two households are on the same croft.


Polglass 51-55


Ann Campbell           Wife         Mar.     27
Kenneth  Do.           Son                 4
Isabella  Do.          Daur.                  2
Flora     Do.          Daur.                 5mo
Peggy Stewart          Serv.        U.       15   General Serv.
Notes on this Household:

This Household appears on page 17 of Enumeration District #7. All are listed as born at Lochbroom, except Ann born at Gairloch.

Ann's missing husband is Donald Campbell, birth registrations of some of their children list Ann's maiden surname as McLeod.

Ann is a daughter of the McLeod family in the previous Household, Polglass 51-54, she and Donald were with them in 1841 at Achiltibuie 41-13 (all Polglass families were counted with Achiltibuie that year). I think it most likely the two households are on the same croft.

In 1861 this family is at Polglass 61-10.

Donald was christened 7 February, 1816 at Badenscallie as a son of Angus Campbell and Mary Stewart. In this census his Widowed mother and five siblings are at Badenscallie 51-41, Murdo Campbell at Achadh' a Bhraigh 51-18 is another brother, and Catharine McLeod at Polglass 51-65 is another sister.


Polglass 51-56


Roderick McKenzie      Head         Mar.  35      Subtenant (of 2 Acres)
                     -- page break --
Catharine MacKenzie    Wife         Mar.     37
Duncan        Do.      Son                 6      Scholar
Mary          Do.      Daur                   5      Do.
Notes on this Household:

This Household appears on pages 17 and 18 of Enumeration District #7. All are listed as born at Lochbroom.

Cannot yet clearly pick out Roderick or Catharine in the 1841 census, however in 1861 they are at Polglass 61-8.


Polglass 51-57


Ann Graham             Head         U.       78   Pauper
Peggy  Do.             Sister       U.       60
Notes on this Household:

This Household appears on page 18 of Enumeration District #7. Both are listed as born at Lochbroom.

In 1841 these sisters were listed at Achiltibuie 41-16, all Polglass families were counted with Achiltibuie that year. In 1861 Peggy is at Polglass 61-7.

The 1841 census says both were not born in the County, and the 1861 census says Peggy was born at Assynt, so I think the enumerator made a mistake this year to say they were both born at Lochbroom.


Polglass 51-58


Norman Macrae          Head         Mar   67      Catechist
Peggy    Do            Daur         U        27
Lauchlin   Do          Son          U     25      Singing Master
Alexander  Do          Son          U     19
Murdo       Do         Son          U     16      Scholar
Ann         Do         Daur                   9   Do
Notes on this Household:

This Household appears on page 18 of Enumeration District #7. Norman and Lauchlin are listed as born at Assynt, Peggy at "Cathness Dunnet", and the three youngest children at Lochbroom.

In 1841 this family was listed at Achiltibuie 41-18, all Polglass families were counted with Achiltibuie that year. In 1861 they are at Polglass 61-30.

In the 1841 census Lauchlin was servant to a McLeod family at Achadh' a Bhraigh 41-2.

At the Badenscallie burial ground there is a flat stone inscribed; "Norman McRae, late catechist, Free Church of Scotland, parish of Lochbroom, died 20.3.1853 aged 70 years"

Donald McRae died 7 April, 1869 aged 49, He was a teacher and the Registrar up to that time. The entry gives his mother's maiden name as Janet Kerr & says his father Norman was previously a soldier in the 93d Regt. [later called the Sutherland Highlanders]. Janet is missing in this census but is widowed Head of Household in the next.

Peggy above marries 23 December, 1858 to John McLeod, he is in this census with his family at Polglass 51-52. They are in the 1861 census in the Household next to the MacRaes at Polglass 61-31, with a one year old son Norman clearly named to honour Peggy's father.

The Parish Register includes the christening of Mary McRae 7 February, 1830 at Achiltibuie to a father named Norman.

The Parish Register also includes the marriage 17 February, 1848 of a daughter of Norman McRae named Jane to Alexander McKenzie who was then resident at a place written unclearly, but seems to read as "Ballachladish, Par. of Assynt".


Polglass 51-59


Catharine Urquhart     Head         W.       66   Pauper
Mary          Do.      Daur.        U.       26
Notes on this Household:

This Household appears on page 18 of Enumeration District #7. Both are listed as born at Lochbroom.

In 1841 these two were listed at Achiltibuie 41-8, all Polglass families were counted with Achiltibuie that year. In 1861 Catharine is at Polglass 61-9.

Catherine's death is registered as 1863, aged 82 years, Widow of Donald Urquhart, the Informant her daughter Mary. The registration notes her parents had been Murdoch MacLeod and Margaret, Maiden Surname MacKenzie.

The Parish Register notes the marriage 2 January, 1822 of Donald Urquhart Achiltibuie to Cathrine MacLeod Badinscally.


Polglass 51-60


John MacLeod           Head         Mar.  48      Subtenant (of 4 Acres)
Mary    Do.            Wife         Mar.     38
Roderick Do            Son                14      Scholar
James    Do.           Son                12         Do.
Chirsty  Do.           Daur.                 10
Peggy    Do.           Daur.                  8   Scholar
Donald    Do.          Son                 6         Do
                     -- page break --
John MacLeod           Son                 4
William    Do.         Son                 1
Notes on this Household:

This Household appears on pages 18 and 19 of Enumeration District #7. All are listed as born at Lochbroom.

In 1841 this family was listed at Achiltibuie 41-14, all Polglass families were counted with Achiltibuie that year. In 1861 they are at Polglass 61-11.

Mary dies 1862 at Polglass, her parents noted as having been Donald McLeod and Margaret, maiden surname McLeod, Informant was her son James.

John dies 1877 at Polglass. The registration confirms his wife Mary had been Maiden Surname MacLeod, and his parents had been Roderick MacLeod and Margaret, Maiden Surname not known to the Informant.

A daughter of this family, Margaret, "Peggy" above, dies unmarried 1870 at Polglass aged 26 years. Her death registration confirms her mother Mary was Maiden Surname MacLeod.

Chirsty, "Christina" marries 7 February, 1861, shortly before the next census to Alexander Stewart, they are in the 1861 census at Polglass 61-15.

Cannot see James with the family in the 1861 census, however in 1862 he is Informant of his mother's death at Polglass.


Polglass 51-61


John MacLeod           Head         Mar   48      Fisherman
Ann    Do.             Wife         Mar.     40
Roderick  Do.          Son          U     19      Shepherd
John      Do.          Son                13      Scholar
Catharine Do.          Daur.                 10      Do.
Mary      Do.          Daur                   8      Do.
Ann       Do.          Daur                   6      Do.
Kenneth    Do.         Son                 3
Notes on this Household:

This Household appears on page 19 of Enumeration District #7. All are listed as born at Lochbroom, except Ann (John's wife), born at Assynt.

In 1841 this family was listed at Achiltibuie 41-47, all Polglass families were counted with Achiltibuie that year. In 1861 they are at Polglass 61-6.

The 1871 census says John was born at Achnahaird, and Ann at Assynt.


Polglass 51-62


Roderick MacLeod       Head         Mar.  30      (Subtenant (of 1½ Acres)
Penelope   Do.         Wife         Mar.     28
Margret    Do.         Daur                   3
John        Do.        Son                 1
Ann         Do.        Mother       Wid      85
Notes on this Household:

This Household appears on page 19 of Enumeration District #7. All are listed as born at Lochbroom.

In 1841 Roderick (as "Rory") and his mother Ann were listed at Achiltibuie 41-19 with other family members including Ann's husband, another Roderick, all Polglass families were counted with Achiltibuie that year. In 1861 this family is at Achlochan 61-5.

The Parish Register records the marriage 1 June, 1847 between Roderick McLeod, a crofter resident at Achiltibuie, and Penelope McDonald, resident at Ullapool, daughter of "Murdo McDonald, Weaver, Tanera". Penelope's father and other relatives are in this census at Tanera 51-10.

In the 1841 census was a sister of Roderick, Jane, whose death (single) was registered as 14 July, 1860 at Polglass, Informant being her nephew James McLeod. The registration lists her parents (both dead then) as Roderick McLeod and Ann McKenzie. Ann is the 85 year old Widowed mother above.

The civil registrations of deaths contain the following;

Death registry #61/9
Hugh McLeod died at Achlochan, aged 3 years 15 April, 1861
Father; Roderick McLeod, Tenant & Fisher
Mother; Penelope McDonald.

Also in the 1841 census was a brother of Roderick named Hugh, he is Head of Household now of the next family; Polglass 51-63.

Another brother of Roderick in this census is Kenneth at Achiltibuie 51-88.


Polglass 51-63


Hugh MacLeod           Head         Mar   35      Subtenant of 1½ Acres
Anabella Do.           Wife                  29
Roderick Do.           Son                 5      Scholar
Alexander Do.          Son                 4
Notes on this Household:

This Household appears on page 19 of Enumeration District #7. All are listed as born at Lochbroom.

In 1841 Hugh was listed at Achiltibuie 41-19, all Polglass families were counted with Achiltibuie that year.

Hugh's mother Ann, brother Roderick, and other relatives are in this census in the previous Household, Polglass 51-62, probably two Households on one croft.

In 1861 this family is at Polglass 61-20.

Hugh's wife Ann was also maiden surname was also McLeod, it is shown in the civil registration of the death of their child Kenneth, aged 9 months on 9 July, 1856.

Also recorded are births of two of Hugh and Ann's children;

  1. Kenneth, born 3 July, 1857 (clearly named for the Kenneth who died 9 July, 1856 aged 9 months),
  2. Alexander, born 16 October, 1859.


Polglass 51-64


Murdo McLean           Head         Mar.  44      Fisherman
                     -- page break --
Ann MacLean            Wife         Mar      42
Donald   Do.           Son                14      Scholar
Alexander Do.          Son                 9         Do
Mary      Do.          Daur.                  2

Notes on this Household:

This Household appears on pages 19 and 20 of Enumeration District #7. All are listed as born at Lochbroom, except Murdo born at Gairloch.

Though enumerated as part of Polglass, this was an Achlochan family, all of which were enumerated as part of Polglass in 1851.

In the 1841 census this family was at Achlochan 41-1, in 1861 they are at Achlochan 61-1.

Murdo dies 1885 at Achlochan, age 81 years, Informant his son Donald. The registration notes Ann's Maiden Surname was MacLeod, and his parents had been Kenneth McLean and Mary, Maiden Surname Beaton.


Polglass 51-65


John MacLeod           Head         Mar.  34      Subtenant (of 3 Acres)
Catharine Do.          Wife         Mar      35
Notes on this Household:

This Household appears on page 20 of Enumeration District #7. All are listed as born at Lochbroom.

In the 1841 census Catharine was with her Widowed mother Mary and other Campbell relatives at Badenscallie 41-23. Her father (and a brother) were named Angus, and she also names her own son Angus. Her mother and five siblings are in this census at Badenscallie 51-41.

The marriage of John McLeod, a Fisherman resident at Badenscally, to Catherine Campbell, daughter of Angus Campbell, was registered 28 January 1847. I cannot determine if John was at Badenscallie in the 1841 census.

In 1861 this family is at Polglass 61-13 with two children. That census gives John's place of birth as "Polew" (Poolewe is in Gairloch Parish).

Civil Registration of the birth of John and Catharine's daughter Isabella 26 June, 1856 confirms Catharine's maiden surname was Campbell.

Besides her siblings with her mother at Badenscallie, Catharine has a brother Donald Campbell (missing in this census) at Polglass 51-55, and Murdo Campbell at Achadh' a Bhraigh 51-18 is another brother.


Polglass 51-66


Donald MacLeod         Head         Mar   47      Subtenant(of 3 Acres)
Rachel     Do.         Wife         Mar      40
Margret    Do.         Daur.        U.       17
Alexander  Do.         Son                15
Bell       Do.         Daur.                 12
Murdo      Do.         Son                 8
John       Do.         Son                 4
Murdo      Do.         Father             72
Notes on this Household:

This Household appears on page 20 of Enumeration District #7. All are listed as born at Lochbroom.

In 1841 this family was listed at Achlochan 41-5, rather than moving crofts, I think the enumerators could not agree which hamlet this Household lived in! In 1861 they are enumerated as at Polglass 61-5.

Death is registered 1893 at Dornie of Donald MacLeod aged 92 years, Widower of Rachel MacLeod, with Informant his son John, parents noted as having been Murdo MacLeod and Mary, maiden surname MacLeod.

The Parish Register records the marriage 27 January, 1832 of "Donald McLeod Achiltibuie to Rachel McLeod Badinscally"

Malcolm in the next Household, Polglass 51-67, is a brother of Donald.


Polglass 51-67


Malcolm MacLeod        Head         Mar.  50      Carpenter
Janet        Do.       Wife         Mar.     48
Roderick     Do.       Son          U.    17      Carpenter (App)
Catharine    Do.       Daur.                 14
Isabella     Do.       Daur                   7
Alexander    Do.       Son                 4
Notes on this Household:

This Household appears on page 20 of Enumeration District #7. All are listed as born at Lochbroom, except Janet born at Assynt.

In 1841 this family was listed at Achlochan 41-4, and in 1861 at Achlochan 61-3. Rather than moving crofts, I think the enumerators could not agree which hamlet this Household was in!

Malcolm was a boatbuilder and carpenter, born about 1800 on the Isle Ristol. He married 24 June, 1828 to Janet "Jessie" McLeod, who was born at Badendaroch, Assynt, Sutherland. His death is registered 1889 at Achlochan, son of Murdo MacLeod and Mary, Maiden surname MacLeod. His father Murdo is in the previous Household Polglass 51-66 with the family of another son, Donald.

14 year old Catharine above was in the 1841 census with Malcolm's parents, Murdoch and Mary, at Achlochan 41-2.

A son of this family, John, is not with the family in this census, but in 1861 he is married and living in the Household next to his parents, see Achlochan 61-4.

Paulette Flint in Australia (CONTACT INFO) is her family's genealogist, her husband Ray is a descendant of Flora and Murdoch. Paulette has done lots of research on this family, and has provided most of the following info;

Malcolm and Jessie had six children;

  1. John, born 1830, christened 7 February, 1830,
  2. Roderick, born 1831,
  3. Catharine, born 1836,
  4. Flora, born 1837,
  5. Isabella, born 1840,
  6. Alexander, born 1846.

Flora married Murdoch McLeod (born 1830, son of Donald who was born 1784 at Gairloch and Isabella Stewart), on 10 February, 1859.

Flora and Murdoch had a daughter Isabella, then emigrated to Queensland Australia. Their son William was born at sea. Their ten other children; Jessie, Roderick Donald, Christina, Mary, John, Christina, Jessie, Flora and George Alexander were born in Australia.


Polglass 51-68


Murdo MacLean          Head         Mar   45      Weaver
Chirsty   Do.          Wife         Mar.     44
Donald    Do.          Son                15
Alexander Do.          Son                12
Thomas     Do.         Son                 9
Margret    Do.         Daur.               4
Barbara    Do.         Daur.               1
Notes on this Household:

This Household appears on page 21 of Enumeration District #7. All are listed as born at Lochbroom, except Chirsty at Assynt.

This family from earlier and later censuses was clearly enumerated wrongly in 1851! The surname in all other records is given as "McKenzie".

In the 1841 census they were at Badenscallie 41-17, in 1861 they are at Polglass 61-3.

The Parish Register records the marriage 3 February, 1829 of "Murdoch McKenzie Badinscallie to Christian McCasgail Inverkirkaig Assynt".

Murdo's death is registered as having happened 27 January, 1887, occupation as Weaver, and listed as Widower of Christy McAskill. His parents were listed as "Murdo McKenzie, Crofter & Weaver (deceased)" and "Isabella McKenzie M.S. McKenzie (deceased)". Informant was Murdo's son in law, Samuel Grant resident at Polglass.


Polglass 51-69


Kenneth MacLean        Head         Mar.  61      Subtenant (of 3 Acres)
Ann       Do.          Wife         Mar.     41
John      Do.          Son          U.    23      Ag. Lab.
Duncan     Do.         Son                13      Scholar
Mary Ann   Do.         Daur.                  4
Ann        Do.         Sister       U        41   General Servant


                   End of the Village of Polglass
Notes on this Household:

This Household appears on page 21 of Enumeration District #7. All are listed as born at Lochbroom.

In 1841 this family was enumerated at Achiltibuie 41-22, all Polglass families were counted with Achiltibuie that year. In 1861 they are at Polglass 61-1, Ann is then Widowed.

The death of Ann (the sister of Kenneth above), is registered as 23 June 1886 at Polglass, Informant her neice Mary Ann (above). It notes her age then as 83 years, and says parents of her and Kenneth were John MacLean and Christy, maiden surname McKenzie.


Polglass 61-1


Ann McLean             Head         W.    58      W. of a Boat-Carpenter
Duncan Do              Son          Un    20      Tenant
Mary   Do              Dau                   13   Scholar
Thomas McKenzie        Serv               18
Notes on this Household:

This Household appears on page 8 of Enumeration Division #1. All marked as born at Coigach.

In the 1851 census this family was at Polglass 51-69, Ann's husband Kenneth was Head of Household then.

In the 1871 census young Mary ("Mary Ann" in 1851) is with her "cousin" Ann McLean at Polglass 71-36.

Ann dies a few months after this census, of "Supposed Typhus Fever", 10 August, 1861. Her death registration had Duncan as Informant, and said Ann's maiden surname was Graham, and her husband had been Kenneth McLean.

Ann's late husband Kenneth is shown in death registrations of two of his sisters to have been John MacLean and Christy, maiden surname McKenzie.


Polglass 61-2


Simon McLeod           Head         Mar   69      Tenant
Kenneth Do             Son          Un    22
Betsy   Do             Dau          Un       19   Genl Serv

This Enumeration District (Number 1) in 1861 included on the last page a schedule headed List of persons temporarely absent of the Settled inhabitants from the Enumeration Division on the night of Aprl. 7.

A member of this family is in that schedule, listed as "Visiting";

Anabella McLeod        Wife         Mar      74   Wife of a Tenant
Notes on this Household:

This Household appears on page 8 of Enumeration Division #1. All marked as born at Coigach.

Simon with his missing wife Anabella was in the 1851 census at Achiltibuie 51-90. Anabella is in this census with their son James, at Achiltibuie 61-11.


Polglass 61-3


Murdoch McKenzie       Head         Mar.  56      Weaver Woolen
                     -- page break --
Christina McKenzie     Wife         Mar      56
Alexander   Do         Son          Un    20      Ag Lab
Margret     Do         Dau          Un       15   Scholar
Isabella    Do         Dau                   13   Scholar

This Enumeration District (Number 1) in 1861 included on the last page a schedule headed List of persons temporarely absent of the Settled inhabitants from the Enumeration Division on the night of Aprl. 7.

A member of this family is in that schedule, listed as "Visiting";

Donald McKenzie        Son          Un    27      Fisherman
Notes on this Household:

This Household appears on pages 8 and 9 of Enumeration Division #1. All marked as born at Coigach, except Christina born at Assynt.

In the 1851 census this family was at Polglass 51-68, the enumerator that year mistakedly recorded their surname as "MacLean"! In 1871 they are enumerated in the neighbouring small community at Achlochan 71-67.

The Parish Register records the marriage 3 February, 1829 of "Murdoch McKenzie Badinscallie to Christian McCasgail Inverkirkaig Assynt".

Murdo's death is registered as having happened 27 January, 1887, occupation as Weaver, and listed as Widower of Christy McAskill. His parents were listed as "Murdo McKenzie, Crofter & Weaver (deceased)" and "Isabella McKenzie M.S. McKenzie (deceased)". Informant was Murdo's son in law, Samuel Grant resident at Polglass.

With Murdoch and Christina in 1871 is a 5 year old granddaughter Janet. The parents of Janet do not show up in 1871, and she is still with her grandparents in 1881, so I assume she was an orphan. Her parents were Angus McLeod, and Margaret McKenzie, the Margaret above.

Cannot see Isabella in the 1871 census, but she marries 25 December, 1872 to Samuel Grant who is in this census at Polglass 61-18.


Polglass 61-4


Anabella McLeod        Head         W        37   Tenants Widow
Roderick   Do          Son                15
Alexander  Do          Son                10      Scholar
Donald     Do          Son                 8      Scholar
Hughina    Do                                 4
Margaret Burtherford   Serv         Un       25   Domestic Servant
Notes on this Household:

This Household appears on page 9 of Enumeration Division #1. All marked as born at Coigach.

This family was in the 1851 census at Polglass 51-47, Anabella's husband Hugh was still alive then.

In the 1871 census this family is at Polglass 71-38, with them then is Ann ("Anabella")'s Widowed brother Roderick Fraser, and Roderick's five year old son Donald.

The Civil registration of Hughina's birth 11 December, 1856 shows Anabella's maiden surname was Fraser, and her husband was Hugh.

Anabella was a Fraser from Achiltibuie, in this census she has five siblings there; two brothers, Donald and Roderick, at Achiltibuie 61-28, Murdoch at Achiltibuie 61-33, Margret McLeod at Achiltibuie 61-9, and Hughina McLean at Achiltibuie 61-36.

Spelling of the Servant's surname is a bit indistinct, might be "Rutherford".


Polglass 61-5


Donald McLeod          Head         Mar   53      Fisherman
Rachel   Do            Wife         Mar      56
Alexr.   Do            Son          Un    25      Fisherman
John     Do            Son          Un    20      Fisherman
Murdoch   Do           Son          Un    18
Hugh      Do           Son                16      Scholar
Margret   Do           Dau          Un       23
Murdoch   Do           Grandfather  Widr  85      Tenant
Notes on this Household:

This Household appears on page 9 of Enumeration Division #1. All marked as born at Coigach. Grandfather Murdoch marked as blind.

In the 1851 census this family was at Polglass 51-66. In 1871 this family is at Polglass 71-39, Murdoch dies before then.

Death is registered 1893 at Dornie of Donald MacLeod aged 92 years, Widower of Rachel MacLeod, with Informant his son John, parents noted as having been Murdo MacLeod and Mary, maiden surname MacLeod.

Murdoch, the grandfather, dies 20 June, 1863 at Polglass, age 83 years, Informant his grandson Alexander. The registration notes his wife had been Mary, Maiden Surname MacLeod, and his father had been Roderick MacLeod, mother's name not known to the Informant.

Murdoch is an ancestor of Ray Flint in Australia through his son Malcolm, who is in this census at Achlochan 61-3. Ray's wife Paulette is their family's genealogist; CONTACT INFO.

The Parish Register records the marriage 27 January, 1832 of "Donald McLeod Achiltibuie to Rachel McLeod Badinscally"


Polglass 61-6


John McLeod            Head         Mar   55      Tenant
Ann   Do               Wife         Mar      50
Janet Do               Dau          Un       30   Bed Ridden
John  Do               Son          Un    24      Shepherd
Mary  Do               Dau          Un       18
Ann   Do               Dau                   14   Scholar
Kenneth Do             Son                12      Scholar
Notes on this Household:

This Household appears on page 9 of Enumeration Division #1. All marked as born at Coigach, except Ann born at Assynt.

In the 1851 census this family was at Polglass 51-61. In 1871 John and Ann with a daughter and granddaughter are at Polglass 71-40.

The 1871 census has John born at Achnahaird, and Ann born at Assynt.


Polglass 61-7


Margaret Graham        Head         Un       75   Pauper Formerly Genl.Servt
Notes on this Household:

This Household appears on page 10 of Enumeration Division #1. Margaret is marked as born at Assynt.

In the 1851 census Margaret as "Peggy" was at Polglass 51-57 with her sister Ann. In 1871 Margaret is listed at Polglass 71-42 as a "Visitor" to the McKenzie family which is in this census in the next Household at Polglass 61-8. I think Margaret was a cotter on the McKenzie croft.


Polglass 61-8


Roderick McKenzie      Head         Mar   49      Tenant
Catherine  Do          Wife         Mar      51
Duncan     Do          Son          Un    16
Mary       Do          Dau                   15   Scholar
Notes on this Household:

This Household appears on page 10 of Enumeration Division #1. All marked as born at Coigach.

This family was in the 1851 census at Polglass 51-56. In 1871 they are at Polglass 71-42, with them then as a "Visitor" is Margret Graham, who is in this census in the previous Household at Polglass 61-7. I think Margret was a Cotter on the McKenzie croft.


Polglass 61-9


Catherine Urquhart     Head         W        80   Pauper Formerly GenServt

This Enumeration District (Number 1) in 1861 included on the last page a schedule headed List of persons temporarely absent of the Settled inhabitants from the Enumeration Division on the night of Aprl. 7.

Catherine's daughter Mary is in that schedule, listed as "Visiting";

Mary Urquhart          Dau          Un       35   Genl. Servt.
Notes on this Household:

This Household appears on page 10 of Enumeration Division #1. Both are marked as born at Coigach.

In the 1851 census Catherine and Mary were at Polglass 51-59.

Catherine's death is registered as 13 August, 1863, aged 82 years, Widow of Donald Urquhart, the Informant her daughter Mary. The registration notes her parents had been Murdoch MacLeod and Margaret, Maiden Surname MacKenzie.

The Parish Register notes the marriage 2 January, 1822 of Donald Urquhart Achiltibuie to Cathrine MacLeod Badinscally.


Polglass 61-10


Donald Campbell        Head         Mar   43      Fisherman
Ann       Do           Wife         Mar      40
Kenneth   Do           Son                15      Scholar
Norman    Do           Son                 6      Scholar
Duncan    Do           Son                 4
Murdoch   Do           Son                 2
Flora     Do           Dau                   10
Notes on this Household:

This Household appears on page 10 of Enumeration Division #1. All marked as born at Coigach.

In the 1851 census this family was at Polglass 51-55. In 1871 they are at Polglass 71-43.

Ann's maiden surname was McLeod, as shown in the registration of births three of her and Donald's children and death of daughter Flora;

  • Duncan, born 29 July, 1856,
  • Murdoch, born 28 January, 1859,
  • Isabella, born 10 February, 1862.
  • Flora, died 5 September, 1870.

    Donald was a son of Angus Campbell and Mary Stewart of Badenscallie, his Widowed mother and four siblings are in this census at Polglass 61-28. He also has a sister Catherine McLeod at Polglass 61-13, and a brother Murdo Campbell at Acheninver 61-3.

    Ann's parents, John and Henny MacLeod, along with two of her unmarried siblings, are in this census at Polglass 61-12.

    I suspect young Flora was enumerated twice, and is also the 9 year old Flora at Acheninver 61-3 as a visitor to Donald's brother Murdo Campbell. The death of Flora is registered as 5 September, 1870 at Polglass, aged 20 years, single,


    Polglass 61-11

    
    John McLeod            Head         Mar   60      Tenant
    Mary McLeod            Wife         Mar      49
    Roderick Do            Son          Un    25      Fisherman
    Donald   Do            Son                15      Scholar
    John     Do            Son                14      Scholar
    William   Do           Son                11      Scholar
    Johanna McLeod         Visitor      W        33   Shepherds Widow
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears on page 10 of Enumeration Division #1. All marked as born at Coigach.

    In the 1851 census this family was at Polglass 51-60.

    By time of the 1871 census at Polglass 71-44 Mary has died. In that census with John, his unmarried son Rodrick, and a servant Flora McKenzie from Morefield is a grandson of John, Alexander Stewart, son of John's daughter Christina who married Alexander Stewart 7 February, 1861.

    Mary dies 29 April, 1862 at Polglass aged 50 years, her parents noted as having been Donald McLeod and Margaret, maiden surname McLeod, Informant was her son James.

    John dies 1877 at Polglass. The registration confirms his wife Mary had been Maiden Surname MacLeod, and his parents had been Roderick MacLeod and Margaret, Maiden Surname not known to the Informant.

    A daughter of this family, Margaret, dies unmarried 22 April, 1870 at Polglass aged 26 years. Her death registration confirms her mother Mary was Maiden Surname MacLeod.

    John and Mary's daughter Christina and her husband Alexander Stewart are in this census at Polglass 61-15.

    No idea yet if Johanna was related to this family, but it is likely she was the Johanna at Achiltibuie 41-24, and in 1891 at Achiltibuie 91-80.


    Polglass 61-12

    
    John McLeod            Head         Mar   84      Tenant
    Heny   Do              Wife         Mar      68
    Murdoch Do             Son          Un    17
    Isabella Do            Dau          Un       25   Domestic Servant
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears on page 10 of Enumeration Division #1. All marked as born at Lochbroom.

    This family was in the 1851 census at Polglass 51-54, though Henny was missing that year.

    A few months after this census, 3 September, 1861, John dies of old age. Murdo was Informant on the death registration, and he lists his fathers age as "About 80 yrs". The registration says John's parents were John McLeod and Margaret McIver.

    Henny also dies sometime before the 1871 census, and the two children are then at Polglass 71-45.

    Ann Campbell at Polglass 61-10 is a daughter of John and Henny.


    Polglass 61-13

    
    John McLeod            Head         Mar   40      Fisherman
                         -- page break --
    Cathirine McLeod       Wife         Mar      44
    Angus     Do           Son                 9      Scholar
    Isabella   Do          Dau                    5
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears on pages 10 and 11 of Enumeration Division #1. All marked as born at Coigach, except John at "Polew" (Poolewe in Gairloch Parish).

    In the 1851 census John and Catharine were without children at Polglass 51-65. In 1871 Catharine and Isabella are at Polglass 71-46, no idea yet where John or Angus are then.

    Catharine's mother and four Campbell siblings are in this census at Polglass 61-28, another of her sisters, Mary, is Widowed with a one year old son at Polglass 61-29, Murdo Campbell at Acheninver 61-3 and Donald Campbell at Polglass 61-10 are brothers.

    Civil Registration of the birth of Isabella 26 June, 1856 confirms Catharines maiden surname to be Campbell.


    Polglass 61-14

    
    Anabella Stewart       Head         W        70   Widow of a Tenant
    Murdoch  Do            Son          Un    37      Fisherman
    Christina Do           Dau          Un       24   Domestic Serv
    Catherine  Do          Dau          Un       11   Scholar
    Anabella McLeod        GrandDau              15   Scholar
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears on page 11 of Enumeration Division #1. All marked as born at Coigach, except Anabella Stewart listed as born at Lochbroom.

    In the 1851 census this family was at Polglass 51-53, in 1871 they are at Polglass 71-48.

    Murdoch, though marked above as unmarried, was a Widower (of Christina McLeod), Catherine above appears in other censuses as Christina or Chirsty, and was Murdoch's daughter, born when his wife died.

    Alexander Stewart in the next Household, Polglass 61-15, is another son of Anabella, he married a few months before this census, 7 February, 1861, to another Christina McLeod. My guess is Alexander's house was on the same croft as his mothers.


    Polglass 61-15

    
    Alexander Stewart      Head         Mar   34      Fisherman
    Christina   Do         Wife                  29
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears on page 11 of Enumeration Division #1. Both marked as born at Coigach.

    In the 1851 census Alexander was with his Widowed mother and family at Polglass 51-53. That family is in this census in the previous Household, Polglass 61-14, and I guess the two Households were on the same croft.

    Christina was a McLeod, her parents John and Mary are in this census at Polglass 61-11.

    Alexander and Christina married a few months before this census, 7 February, 1861. In the 1871 census they are at Polglass 71-47 with three children, but their son 6 year old son Duncan is then in the next Household, the home of Alexander's mother Anabella and his brother Murdoch, at Polglass 71-48.


    Polglass 61-16

    
    Murdoch McLeod         Head         Mar   68      Tenant
    Anabella  Do           Wife         Mar      57
    Murdoch   Do           Son          Un    27      Shoemaker
    Abigail   Do           Dau          Un       18   Domestic Servt
    Catherine  Do          GrandDau              11   Scholar
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears on page 11 of Enumeration Division #1. All marked as born at Coigach, except Anabella marked as born in Assynt.

    In the 1851 census this family was at Polglass 51-52. In 1871 Murdo with two of his sons is at Polglass 71-49.

    The Parish Register includes 15 January 1824 the marriage of "Murdo McLeod Inverstrathan Coigach and Anable Lamont Bradach Assaint".

    Anabella dies a few months after this census, 3 September, 1861, of Typhus. Murdoch was Informant on the death registration, and says her parents were William Lamont and Margaret McLeod.

    Young Abigail above married 23 March 1865 to John McLeod, they are in the 1871 census with four children at Polglass 71-60. Abigail and John were great-grandparents of Jim McGreal of Hamilton Ontario (CONTACT INFO) through their son Angus (eight years old in the 1891 census).

    William McLeod at Achiltibuie 61-41 is a son of Murdoch and Anabella.


    Polglass 61-17

    
    Norman McKenzie        Head         Mar   75      Tenant
    Catherine Do           Wife         Mar      68
    Kenneth   Do           Son          Un    33      Fisherman
    Roderick  Do           Son          Un    29      Fisherman
    Catherine Do           Dau          Un       26   General Servant
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears on page 11 of Enumeration Division #1. All marked as born at Coigach.

    This family was in the 1851 census at Polglass 51-51. In the next census they are at Polglass 71-50, with Roderick married as Head of the next Household at Polglass 71-51.

    Parish Register gives the marriage 14 February, 1823 of "Norman McKenzie Achiltibuie to Cathrine McLeod Aultandow", Catherine's maiden surname as MacLeod, is confirmed in son Roderick's 1887 death registration.

    The 1874 death registration of Catherine says her parents had been Donald McLeod and Isabella, maiden surname McLeod. Norman dies later the same year, his parents noted as Kenneth McKenzie, and Henny, maiden surname McKenzie, however I think his mother and wife's names were transposed, the mother being identified as Catherine, maiden surname McLeod.

    A daughter of Norman and Catherine, Isabella, was in the 1851 census as a visitor at Altandhu 51-101, shortly after she married to Murdo McLeod of that family, they are in this census with four children at Altandhu 61-8. Isabella died 6 April, 1869 at Altandhu, age 39 years, having suffered her last seven years from consumption, Their descendants include Dr.Neil MacLeod in California (CONTACT INFO).


    Polglass 61-18

    
    Roderick Grant         Head         Mar   60      Tenant
    Anabella   Do          Wife         Mar      50
    Samuel     Do          Son          Un    28      Fisherman
    Donald     Do          Son          Un    21
    Duncan     Do          Son                27
                         -- page break --
    John Grant             Son                10      Scholar
    Ann    Do              Dau          Un       18   Domestic Servant
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears on pages 11 and 12 of Enumeration Division #1. All marked as born at Coigach. The age of Donald has the last digit heavily written over; it might have been changed.

    In the 1851 census this family was at Polglass 51-50. By 1871 Roderick has died, and Anabella is at Polglass 71-52 with five children.

    The Parish Register includes the marriage 31 March, 1825 of Rodk. Grant Airdmare and Annabel McGregor Achiltibuie.

    Roderick was first married to Margaret MacDonald, their child Alexander is in this census at Badenscallie 61-15. Alexander dies 1 November, 1861, and his death registration with Samuel (above) as Informant gives the parents names, and notes Margaret was already dead.

    Roderick himself has death registered as 29 April, 1865 at Polglass, aged 83 years. His parents noted as having been John Grant, a Private of the 73rd Regiment, and Ann, maiden surnamed MacLeod. Informant his son Donald.

    Samuel marries 25 December, 1872 to Isabella McKenzie, who is in this census at Polglass 61-3.


    Polglass 61-19

    
    Murdoch Graham         Head         Widr  64
    Catherine Do           Dau                   15   Scholar
    Christina McKenzie     Servant      Un       46   Domestic Servant
    Roderick ? McLeod      Servant      Un    26      Fisherman
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears on page 12 of Enumeration Division #1. All marked as born at Coigach. The initial in Roderick McLeod's name is indistinct, it might be an "N".

    In the 1851 census this family was at Polglass 51-49. In 1871 they are at Polglass 71-53.

    Catherine's death is registered as 1896 at Polglass, aged 52 years. Her parents are noted as having been Murdo Graham and Catherine, Maiden Surname McLean.

    Christina McKenzie, with a different spelling of her forename in each census, is with this family from at least the 1851 census to her death 1893. The registration notes her parents had been John MacKenzie and Isabella, Maiden Surname MacDonald.


    Polglass 61-20

    
    Hugh MacLeod           Head         Mar   50      Fisherman
    Ann McLeod             Wife         Mar      39
    Roderick Do            Son                16
    John     Do            Son                 8      Scholar
    Kenneth   Do           Son                 4
    Alexander Do           Son                 1
    Janet     Do           Dau                   14   Scholar
    Margret    Do          Dau                   12   Scholar
    Mary      Do           Dau                   10   Scholar
    Flora McLeod           Sister       Un       30
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears on page 12 of Enumeration Division #1. All marked as born at Coigach, except Ann marked as born in Assynt, and Flora marked as born at "CaithnessShire Hans.." (end of placename indistinct).

    This family was in the 1851 census at Polglass 51-63. In 1871 they are at Polglass 71-54.

    Ann's maiden surname was also McLeod, it is shown in the civil registration of the death of their child Kenneth, aged 9 months on the 9th of July, 1856.

    Also recorded are births of two of the children;

    1. Kenneth, born 3 July, 1857 (clearly named for the Kenneth who died 1856),
    2. Alexander, born 16 October, 1859.

    Roderick McLeod at Achlochan 61-5 is a brother of Hugh.


    Polglass 61-21

    
    Alexander Campbell     Head         Mar   60      Tenant
    Chirstina    Do        Wife         Mar      55
    Kenneth      Do        Son          Un    23      Fisherman
    Alexander    Do        Son          Un    20      Fisherman
    Mary       Do          Dau          Un       28   General Servant
    John Tolmie            GrandSon            4
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears on page 12 of Enumeration Division #1. All marked as born at Coigach.

    In the 1851 census this family was at Polglass 51-46. In 1871 they are at Polglass 71-55.

    Kenneth Campbell married Mary Stewart 1 February, 1865, in 1871 they are next to his parents at Polglass 71-56, the marriage registration notes Mary was resident at Achiltibuie, her parents Kenneth Stewart and Mary, maiden surname MacLeod (deceased). Mary was with her Widowed father and a brother in this census at Achiltibuie 61-14.

    The Parish Register records the marriage 17 February, 1826 of "Alexr. Campbell and Christian Fraser Coigach".

    A daughter of this family, Margaret, "Peggy" in 1841, dies 28 October, 1857 at Polglass, single, aged 24 years, of "Childbed 5 days". The death registration confirms her mother Christian was Maiden Surname Fraser. I cannot see the birth of John Tolmie in the I.G.I., perhaps he was the child Peggy died birthing.


    Polglass 61-22

    
    Mary McLean            Head         W        43   Widow of a Fisherman
    Christina Do           Daur                   5
    Duncan    Do           Son                 3
                         -- page break --
    James Stewart          Brother      Un    28      Fisherman
    Isabella McLean        Sisterin law          47   Genl Servt
    Murdoch McLean         Brotherin law Un   40      Fisherman
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household is on pages 12 and 13 of Enumeration Division #1. All marked as born at Coigach.

    In the 1851 census Mary and her brother James were with their Stewart family at Badenscallie 51-42. Also with them then was a brother Kenneth, who by time of the 1871 census has married Ann Campbell, and taken over this croft, see Polglass 71-57.

    Mary wed Duncan McLean 18 January, 1855, cannot find young Christina in the civil registration index, but Duncan above is registered as born 14 August, 1857.

    Duncan MacLean was in the 1851 census, with his siblings Isabella and Murdo above, at Polglass 51-45.

    Mary and James have three other siblings in Polglass in this census; John and Kenneth at Polglass 61-26, and Murdoch at Polglass 61-27.

    Murdoch dies 21 February, 1862 at Polglass, Informant his sister Isabella. The death registration shows their parents to have been Kenneth MacLean and Christina MacKenzie.


    Polglass 61-23

    
    Roderick McKenzie      Head         Mar   27      Fisherman
    Murdina    Do          Wife         Mar      30
    John      Do           Son                 3
    Murdoch   Do           Son                 1
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household is on page 13 of Enumeration Division #1. All marked as born at Coigach.

    Roderick was in the 1851 census at Polglass 51-44 with his parents and siblings, in this census that family is in the next Household at Polglass 61-24 (Roderick's mother Ann died between 1851 and 1854, and his father Duncan has remarried to a Margret McLeod). I wonder if the two Households were on the same croft?

    Murdina was a daughter of Alexander McLeod and Mary McDonald, she was christened 25 October, 1829 at "Achiltibuy". She was in the last census as servant to a McLeod family three Households away from Roderick's McKenzies, see Polglass 51-47.

    In the 1871 census Roderick, Murdina, and four children are at Polglass 71-58.

    The Civil Registration index records the marriage 3 January 1856 of Roderick McKenzie to Murdina McLeod. Also shown are the births of seven of their children;

    1. Alexander, born 10 November, 1856,
    2. John, born 13 February, 1858,
    3. Murdoch, born 8 April, 1860,
    4. Ann, born 16 July, 1862,
    5. Murdoch, born 18 January, 1866,
    6. Mary, born 24 August, 1867,
    7. Isabella, born 26 September, 1872.

    The death of young Murdo above was registered 18 April 1861, aged 1 year at Polglass, with parents listed as Roderick McKenzie and Murdina McLeod.

    The son of Roderick and Murdina named Alexander is with Murdina's mother Mary in this census at Achiltibuie 61-37, he is still there in the 1871 census at Achiltibuie 71-33.


    Polglass 61-24

    
    Duncan McKenzie        Head         Mar   53      Fisherman
    Margret   Do           Wife         Mar      40
    Alexander Do           Son          Un    23      Fisherman
    Thomas    Do           Son                18      Ag Labourer
    Isabella   Do          Dau                   15   Scholar
    Christina  Do          Dau                   10   Scholar
    Roderick   Do          Son                 4
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household is on page 13 of Enumeration Division #1. All marked as born at Coigach.

    In the 1851 census this family was at Polglass 51-44. With them then was a 16 year old son Roderick, who is now in this census in the previous Household (on the same lot?) at Polglass 61-23. Interesting that Duncan had two sons named Roderick!

    In 1871 this family is at Polglass 71-59

    Duncan McKenzie and his first wife Ann McKenzie were gt.gt.gt. grandparents of Cela Beale (CONTACT INFO). She has done lots of research on these McKenzies and provides the following info;

    Alexander marries 23 February, 1871 to Catherine McKenzie, whose family is in this census at Achiltibuie 61-30 (not sure where Catherine herself is!). They are in the 1871 census with her family at Achiltibuie 71-27. The marriage registration lists Alexander's mothers name as Ann McKenzie. Alexander and Catherine are Cela's ancestors.

    The registration of the birth of young Roderick above 11 January, 1857 lists his mother's maiden surname as McLeod. Duncan's first wife Ann McKenzie died sometime between the 1851 census and his marriage to Margaret McLeod above which was registered 17 January, 1856.

    The O.P.R. includes the marriage 5 March, 1833 of "Duncan Mackenzie Achiltibuie and Ann Mackenzie Badinscally". Alexander gives Achiltibuie as his place of birth about 1838 on the 1871 census, though the family was listed at Polglass from the 1841 census on.

    Duncan died in 1888 aged 81, his death registration lists his father as Roderick, and says he was then married to Margaret McLeod. The death registration also lists his mother as Christy Mackenzie (Christina on his marriage registration) Duncan's parents both died before his marriage 17 January, 1856 to Margaret McLeod from Isle of Martin.

    Margaret Macleod's parents were also deceased by by time of her marriage in 1856. They were Murdoch Macleod, catechist and Mary (maiden name Stewart).


    Polglass 61-25

    
    Donald McLeod          Head         Un    27      Tenant & Fisherman
    Margret  Do            Sister       Un       33   Domestic Servant
    Hugh Campbell          Servant            15      Herd boy
    

    This Enumeration District (Number 1) in 1861 included on the last page a schedule headed List of persons temporarely absent of the Settled inhabitants from the Enumeration Division on the night of Aprl. 7.

    A member of this family is in that schedule, listed as "Visiting";

    John McLeod            Son          Un    32      Fisherman
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household is on page 13 of Enumeration Division #1. All marked as born at Coigach.


    Polglass 61-26

    
    John Stewart           Head         Mar   38      Fisherman
    Ann Stewart            Wife         Mar      29
    Angus  Do              Son                 2
    Janet  Do              Dau                    1
    Ann Campbell           Servant      Un       20   Domestic Servant
    Kenneth Stewart        Brother      Un    36      Fisherman
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household is on page 13 of Enumeration Division #1. All marked as born at Coigach.

    Cannot see John in the 1851 census, but in 1841 he was with his Stewart family at Badenscallie 41-19. Kenneth was in the 1851 census with their parents and four siblings at Badenscallie 51-42.

    Ann is a Widow in the 1871 census with her children at Badenscallie 71-68. Kenneth is married and in that census at Polglass 71-57.

    The Civil Registration index records the marriage 4 February, 1858 of John Stewart to Ann McLeod. Also recorded are the births of three children to that couple;

    1. Angus, born 26 February, 1859,
    2. Janet, born 21 February, 1860,
    3. John, born 10 July, 1861.

    John and Kenneth have three other siblings in Polglass in this census; Murdoch in the next Household at Polglass 61-27, and Mary McLean with James Stewart at Polglass 61-22.


    Polglass 61-27

    
    Murdoch Stewart        Head         Mar   40      Fisherman
    Mary Stewart           Wife         Mar      29
                         -- page break --
    Simon Stewart          Son                 1
    Janet Stewart          Dau                    5
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household is on pages 13 and 14 of Enumeration Division #1. All marked as born at Coigach.

    Murdo and Mary were both from Badenscallie Stewart families, in 1851 he was with his family at Badenscallie 51-42, and she was with hers at Badenscallie 51-32. By time of the next census in 1871 they return there, see Badenscallie 71-116.

    In the 1871 census young Janet and her as yet not born brother Angus were enumerated twice! Both with their mother at Badenscallie, and with their aunt Flora Stewart (Murdoch's sister) at Polglass 71-61.

    The Civil Registration index records the marriage both 3 and 4 January, 1855 of Murdoch Stewart to Mary Stewart, and the births of six children to this couple;

    1. Janet, born 14 December, 1855,
    2. Simon, born 12 January, 1858, died 31 January, 1859,
    3. Simon, born 28 January, 1860,
    4. John, born 25 August, 1862,
    5. Angus, born 20 September, 1864,
    6. James, born 31 January, 1867.

    Murdoch has four other siblings in Polglass in this census; John and Kenneth in the previous Household at Polglass 61-26, and Mary McLean with James Stewart at Polglass 61-22.


    Polglass 61-28

    
    Mary Campbell          Head         W.       72   Widow of a Tenant
    Angus   Do             Son          Un    32      Tenant
    Neil    Do             Son          Un    29      Shepherd
    Simon   Do             Son          Un    27      Fisherman
    Ann     Do             Dau          Un       56   Domestic Servant
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household is on page 14 of Enumeration Division #1. All marked as born at Coigach.

    In the 1851 census this family was at Badenscallie 51-41. In 1871 they are at Badenscallie 71-69. With them then is their Widowed sister Mary, who is in this census in the next Household at Polglass 61-29.

    Another daughter of this family, Cathrine, is in this census with her husband John McLeod and two children at Polglass 61-13.

    Donald Campbell at Polglass 61-10 is a son of Mary, and Murdo Campbell at Acheninver 61-3 is another son who has in his Household not only his wife and four children, but also a daughter of Donald, Flora, and a sister, Ann, it looks like the Ann in this Household was enumerated twice!

    Earlier censuses show that Mary's maiden surname was Stewart, and her husband had been Angus Campbell.

    Mary's death is registered 1874 at Badenscallie, her parents noted as having been Murdo Stewart and Flora, maiden surname MacLeod. Informant was a Murdo Stewart, relationship not stated though likely her brother. Her husband had been Angus Campbell.


    Polglass 61-29

    
    Mary Campbell          Head         W        35   Widow of a Tenant
    Donald Do              Son                 1
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household is on page 14 of Enumeration Division #1. Both marked as born at Coigach.

    Mary was in the 1851 census with her mother and four siblings at Badenscallie 51-41. In the 1871 census Mary is at Badenscallie 71-69 again with her mother and three of her siblings. Her mother and siblings are in this census in the previous Household at Polglass 61-28.

    The civil registration index records the marriage 16 December, 1858 of Donald McKenzie to Mary Campbell, also recorded is a birth to that couple; Donald b.7 September, 1859. Pretty certain Mary above gave her maiden surname to the enumerator.

    A sister of Mary, Cathrine, is in this census with her husband John McLeod and two children at Polglass 61-13.

    Donald Campbell at Polglass 61-10 is a brother of Mary, and Murdo Campbell at Acheninver 61-3 is another brother who has in his Household not only his wife and four children, but also a sister of Mary, Ann, and a daughter of Donald, Flora.


    Polglass 61-30

    
    Janet McRae            Head         W        63   Catechist's Widow
    Donald Do              Son          Un    38      General Teacher
    John   Do              Son          Un    33      Tenant
    Mary    Do             Dau          Un       30   Domestic Servant
    Angus   Do             Son          Un    22      Mason
    Anne    Do             Dau          Un       18
    Lexy     Do            Grand Dau             10(?) Scholar
    

    This Enumeration District (Number 1) in 1861 included on the last page a schedule headed List of persons temporarely absent of the Settled inhabitants from the Enumeration Division on the night of Aprl. 7.

    A member of this family is in that schedule, listed as "At Sea";

    Murdo McRae            Son          Un    25      Fisherman
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household is on page 14 of Enumeration Division #1. All were listed as born at Assynt, except Murdo born at Coigach.

    In 1851 this family was at Polglass 51-58, with Janet's then living husband Norman as Head of Household. Janet with her two unmarried children John and Ann is in the 1871 census at Achiltibuie 71-1.

    Margret McLeod in the next Household, Polglass 61-31, is a daughter of Janet.

    Janet was maiden surname Kerr.

    At the Badenscallie burial ground there is a flat stone inscribed; "Norman McRae, late catechist, Free Church of Scotland, parish of Lochbroom, died 20.3.1853 aged 70 years"

    Donald McRae died 7 April, 1869 aged 49, He was a teacher and the Registrar up to that time. The entry gives his mother's maiden name as Janet Kerr & says his father Norman was previously a soldier in the 93d Regt. [later called the Sutherland Highlanders]. Donald was Enumerator for this census division in 1861, see district.htm.


    Polglass 61-31

    
    John McLeod            Head         Mar   36      Fisherman
    Margret  Do            Wife         Mar      36
    Norman   Do            Son                 1
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household is on page 14 of Enumeration Division #1. John and Norman marked as born at Coigach, Margret marked as born in CaithnessShire at a place named "Cha..." (indistinct ending). The 1871 census seems to spell her place of birth in CaithnessShire as either "Strathfield" or "Heathfield".

    Margret is a daughter of Janet McRae in the previous Household, Polglass 61-30, since the last census when she was with her McRae family at Polglass 51-58 her father Norman has died, clearly young Norman above was named in honour of Margret's father.

    In the 1871 census this family is at Polglass 71-41, John and Margret have four children, including Norman, with them then.

    The marriage of John McLeod to Margret McRae was registered as 23 December, 1858 at a placename indistinct near Ullapool that looks like "Kenchulles", possibly "Kenachulish". His parents noted as Murdo McLeod and Annabella, Maiden Surname Lamont, and hers as Norman McRae, Catechist (Deceased) and Janet, Maiden Surname Kerr.

    Recorded in the I.G.I. are the births of six children to this couple;

    1. Norman, born 20 December, 1859,
    2. William, born 17 June, 1861,
    3. Alexander, born 17 June, 1861 (twin of William),
    4. Anabella, born 8 February, 1863,
    5. Janet, born 22 September, 1865,
    6. Williamina, born 6 March, 1867.


    Polglass 71-36

    
    Mary McLean            Daur         Unm      24   Domestic Servant
    Ann    Do              Cousin       Unm      60     Do       Do
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears in Enumeration District 1, page 9. They were both marked as born at Polglass. It appears the Enumerator did not transcribe the top half of this Household, which would have included the Head of Household that Ann's cousin relationship was to.

    In the 1861 census this family was at Polglass 61-1. In 1881 these two are at Polglass 81-22, with an unmarried sister of Ann named Cathrine (Ann and Cathrine listed as aunts of Mary, reinforcing the assumption above that the first part of the enumeration of the family in 1871 is missing).

    Mary's mother Ann died a few months after the 1861 census, of "Supposed Typhus Fever", 10 August, 1861. Her death registration had her son Duncan as Informant, Ann's maiden surname was Graham, and her husband had been Kenneth McLean.


    Polglass 71-37

    
    Anabella McLeod        Head         W        75   Dressmaker
    Flora     Do           Daur         Unm      38
    Kenneth   Do           Son          Unm   30      Ag Lab
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears in Enumeration District 1, page 9. They were all marked as born at Coigach.

    Not certain where this family was in the 1861 census, but Flora and Kenneth are in the 1881 census at Polglass 81-23.


    Polglass 71-38

    
    Anabella McLeod        Head         W        49   Annuitant
    Alexr.    Do           Son          Unm   20      Shepherd
    Roderick Fraser        Brother      Wr    44      Teanant
    Huina     Do           Daur         Unm      14   General Servant
    Donald    Do           Son                 5
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears in Enumeration District 1, page 9. They were all marked as born at Coigach.

    In the 1861 census this family was at Polglass 61-4, Anabella was Widowed sometime between the 1851 and 1861 censuses.

    Roderick was unmarried in the 1861 census, at the home of his brother Donald at Achiltibuie 61-28.

    "Huina" though marked with a "Do" ("Ditto") by the enumerator for a surname of Fraser, appears as "Hughina" McLeod in other records, she was a daughter of Anabella and her late husband Hugh.

    Donald Fraser was a son of Roderick Fraser (above), and Mary McLeod, born 19 December, 1865. Civil Registration shows the marriage of that couple 10 March, 1864, and also the birth of their daughter Mary 21 October 1867.

    Siblings of Anabella and Roderick in this census are; Margaret McLeod at Achiltibuie 71-9, Donald Fraser and Hughina McLean at Achiltibuie 71-24, and Murdoch Fraser at Achiltibuie 71-31.


    Polglass 71-39

    
    Donald McLeod          Head         Mar   63      Fisherman
    Rachel    Do           Wife         Mar      64
    John      Do           Son          Unm   30       Do   Do
    Murdo     Do           Son          Unm   28       Do   Do
    Hugh      Do           Son          Unm   20       Do   Do
    Margret   Do           Daur         Unm      35    Do's Daur
    Alexr McLeod           Grandson            6      Scholar
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears in Enumeration District 1, page 9. They were all marked as born at Lochbroom. The age of Hugh is indistinct, it may read as 28, or as 26, which would accord with his age marked as 16 in the 1861 census.

    In the 1861 census this family was at Polglass 61-5. With them then was Donald's father Murdoch.

    Death is registered 1893 at Dornie of Donald MacLeod aged 92 years, Widower of Rachel MacLeod, with Informant his son John, parents noted as having been Murdo MacLeod and Mary, maiden surname MacLeod.

    By 1881 Donald is Widowed, and is with his unmarried children John and Isabella at Polglass 81-24.

    Malcolm McLeod at Achlochan 71-63 is a brother of Donald, and also is an ancestor of the husband of Paulette Flint in Australia; CONTACT INFO.

    The Parish Register records the marriage 27 January, 1832 of "Donald McLeod Achiltibuie to Rachel McLeod Badinscally"


    Polglass 71-40

    
    John McLeod            Head         Mar   72      Tailor
    Ann    Do              Wife         Mar      60
    Ketty   Do             Daur         Unm      30   Dairymaid
    Jessie   Do            GrDaur                 6   Scholar
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears in Enumeration District 1, page 9. John was marked as born at Achnahaird. Ann at Assynt, and the other two at Achiltibuie.

    In the 1861 census John and Ann with five children were at Polglass 61-6.


    Polglass 71-41

    
    John McLeod            Head         Mar   42      Tenant
    Margt    Do            Wife         Mar      46
    Norman    Do           Son                11      Scholar
                         -- page break --
    Anabell McLeod         Daur                   8   Scholar
    Jessie   Do            Daur                   5     Do
    Wilina    Do           Daur                   4
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears in Enumeration District 1, pages 9 and 10. They were all marked as born at Polglass, except Margaret born at Strathfield in CaithnessShire, though the spelling is indistinct, and might read as "Heathfield".

    In the 1861 census John and Margret with Norman were at Polglass 61-31.

    Margret's Widowed mother Janet McRae is in this census at Achiltibuie 71-1.

    The civil registration index records the marriage 23 December, 1858 of John McLeod to Margret McRae. Also recorded are the births of six children to this couple;

    1. Norman, born 20 December, 1859,
    2. William, born 17 June, 1861,
    3. Alexander, born 17 June, 1861,
    4. Anabella, born 8 February, 1863,
    5. Janet, born 22 September, 1865,
    6. Williamina, born 6 March, 1867.

    In the 1901 census John with daughters Jessie and Williamina is at Inverness, with Williamina's husband, Murdoch MacKenzie from Assynt. John is noted then as "Formerly Store Keeper".


    Polglass 71-42

    
    Rodrick McKenzie       Head         Mar   60      Tenant
    Cathrine   Do          Wife         Mar      61
    Mary       Do          Daur         Unm      23   General Servant
    Margret Graham         Visitor      Unm      80   Dressmaker once
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears in Enumeration District 1, page 10. Roderick is marked as born at Ullapool, Cathrine and Mary at Badinscally, and no place of birth noted for Margret.

    In the 1861 census this family was at Polglass 61-8. Margret was in the Household next door then (and in earlier censuses with her unmarried sister Ann), at Polglass 61-7. I think Margret was a cotter in a simple home on the McKenzie croft.

    In 1881 this family is at Polglass 81-19.


    Polglass 71-43

    
    Donald Campbell        Head         Mar   54      Tenant
    Ann      Do            Wife         Mar      48
    Kenneth   Do           Son          Unm   24      Fisherman
    Norman     Do          Son          Unm   18         Do
    Duncan      Do         Son          Unm   14         Do
    Murdo       Do         Son                12      Scholar
    Isabella    Do         Daur                   8      Do
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears in Enumeration District 1, page 10. Donald marked as born at Badinscally, Ann at Milton (a place in Gairloch Parish according to the 1881 census), and the children all at Polglass.

    In the 1861 census this family was at Polglass 61-10, in 1881 they are at Polglass 81-2.

    Ann's maiden surname was McLeod, as shown in the registration of three of her and Donald's children;

    1. Duncan, born 29 July, 1856,
    2. Murdoch, born 28 January, 1859,
    3. Isabella, born 10 February, 1862.

    Since the 1861 census Ann's parents died, but two of her unmarried siblings and a cousin are a few Households away at Polglass 71-45.

    Donald's mother Mary and four siblings are in this census at Badenscallie 71-69, Catherine McLeod at Polglass 71-46, and Murdo Campbell at Achadh' a Bhraigh 71-94 are his siblings.


    Polglass 71-44

    
    John McLeod            Head         Wr    70      Tenant
    Rodrick  Do            Son          Unm   30      Fisherman
    Flora McKenzie         Servt        Unm      32   General Servant
    Alexr. Stewart         GrSon               4
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears in Enumeration District 1, page 10. John and Rodrick are marked as born at Achiltibuie, Flora at Morefield, and Alexander at Polglass.

    In the 1861 census John and Rodrick were at Polglass 61-11 with John's wife Mary, and three other sons.

    John dies 6 June, 1877 at Polglass, aged 76 years, Informant his son Donald. The registration notes that his wife had been Mary, Maiden Surname MacLeod, and his parents had been Roderick MacLeod and Margaret, Maiden Surname not known to the Informant.

    Roderick above marries 1 April, 1875 to Chirsty McLean, she is in this census with her family at Altandhu 71-38. They are in the 1881 census at Polglass 81-17 with three young children.

    Alexander's parents, Alexander Stewart and Christina McLeod (a daughter of John), are in this census a few Households away at Polglass 71-47.


    Polglass 71-45

    
    Murdo McLeod           Head         Unm   28      Tenant
    Isabella Do            Sister       Unm      34   HouseKeeper
    Janet Fraser           Cousin       Unm      40   Dressmaker
    Barbra McKenzie        Visitor      Mar      36    Do   Do
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears in Enumeration District 1, page 10. Murdo was marked as born at Polglass, and the three ladies all born at Milton (a place in Gairloch Parish).

    In the 1861 census this Murdo and Isabella were with their then living parents at Polglass 61-12.

    Murdo and Isabella (as "Bella") are in the 1881 census at Polglass 81-16. Murdo marries 2 January, 1873 to Annabella Fraser in Gairloch Parish, she and four of their children are also in the 1881 census. I wonder if Annabella was a relative of Janet Fraser above?

    Ann Campbell, two Households before this one at Polglass 71-43, is a sister of Murdo and Isabella.

    A few Households after this one at Polglass 71-51 has Mary McKenzie from Milton as Wife of the Head of Household, I wonder if she was a relative of Barbra above?


    Polglass 71-46

    
    Cathrine McLeod        Wife         Mar      56   HouseKeeper
    Isabella    Do         Daur                  12   Scholar
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears in Enumeration District 1, page 10. Cathrine was marked as born at Badinscally, and Isabella at Polglass.

    In the 1861 census these two were at Polglass 61-13, with them then was Cathrine's now missing husband John. The family is in the 1881 census at Polglass 81-15, with John as Head of Household.

    Civil Registration of the birth of Isabella 26 June, 1856 shows Catharines maiden surname to be Campbell.

    Catherine's mother Mary and four siblings are in this census at Badenscallie 71-69, Donald Campbell at Polglass 71-43, and Murdo Campbell at Achadh' a Bhraigh 71-94 are her brothers.


    Polglass 71-47

    
    Alexander Stewart      Head         Mar   43      Tenant
    Christina  Do          Wife         Mar      31
    Mary       Do          Daur                   8   Scholar
    John       Do          Son                 2
    Kenneth    Do          Son                2M
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears in Enumeration District 1, page 11. Alexander was marked as born at Achiltibuie, the rest at Polglass.

    In the 1861 census Alexander and Christina were at Polglass 61-15. In 1881 Alexander is a Widower with seven children, including a one year old, at Polglass 81-14.

    A 4 year old son of Alexander and Christina, also named Alexander, is in this census with Christina's father John McLeod a few Households away at Polglass 71-44.

    Another 6 year old son of Alexander and Christina, named Duncan, is in the next Household, Polglass 71-48, with Alexander's mother Anabella and other relatives.


    Polglass 71-48

    
    Murdo Stewart          Head         Widr  47      Tenant
    Ketty    Do            Sister       Unm      32   HouseKeeper
    Anabella  Do           Mother       W.       85       Do
    Christina  Do          Daur.        Unm      20       Do
    James McDonald         GrSon               9      Scholar
    Duncan Stewart         GrSon               6        Do
    Roderick McRae         Visitor      Widr  64      Catechist
    Margret McRae          Visitor      Unm      24   DressMaker
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears on page 11 of Enumeration District #1. Murdo is marked as born at Achiltibuie, Ketty and Duncan at Polglass, Anabella at Ardisin (sp?), James McDonald at Fores Alvis, Roderick McRae at Assynt, and Margret McRae on the Isle of Martin.

    In the 1861 census this family was at Polglass 61-14. In 1881 they are at Polglass 81-13.

    Murdo married a Christina McLeod 28 February, 1850, there is a stone at the Badenscallie burial grounds for Christina saying she died 18 December, 1850 aged 25. It looks like she died in childbirth or shortly after of young Christina above.

    Young Duncan was born 21 February, 1865, his parents Alexander Stewart (son of Anabella) and Christina McLeod are in this census in the previous census at Polglass 71-47, probably the two homes were on the same croft.

    The Parish Register includes the christening of Murdoch Stewart to a father Duncan at Achiltibuie 15 July, 1822, probably the Murdo above. Another christening to Duncan was "Mary Margaret" 24 September, 1827, possibly two sisters?


    Polglass 71-49

    
    Murdo McLeod           Head         Widr  74      Tenant
    Murdo    Do            Son          Unm   35      Shoemaker
    Rodrick   Do           Son          Unm   33      Ag Lab
    Mary Campbell          Servt        Unm      26   HouseKeeper
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears in Enumeration District 1, page 11. Murdo (the Head of Household) was marked as born at Achnahaird, the rest at Polglass.

    In the 1861 census this family was at Polglass 61-16. In 1881 the family is at Polglass 81-12, young Roderick has married by then to Mary (?), and has a 4 year old son, that Mary is listed as aged 35, possibly she is the Mary Campbell above.

    Murdo's wife Anabella was a Lamont from Assynt. She died a few months after the last census, 3 September, 1861, of Typhus. Murdo was Informant on the death registration, and said her parents were William Lamont and Margaret McLeod.

    A daughter of Murdo, Abigail "Abie" married 23 March, 1865 to John McLeod. They are in this census with four children at Polglass 71-60. Abie and John were great-grandparents of Jim McGreal of Hamilton Ontario (CONTACT INFO) through their son Angus (eight years old in the 1891 census).

    William McLeod at Achiltibuie 71-7 is a son of Murdo and Anabella.


    Polglass 71-50

    
    Norman McKenzie        Head         Mar   81      Tenant
    Cathrine  Do           Wife         Mar      76
    Kenneth    Do          Son          Unm   42      Ag Lab
    Cathrine or Ketty Do   Daur         Unm      34   Domestic Servt
    Cathrine   Do          GrDaur                 6   Scholar
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears in Enumeration District 1, page 11. Norman is marked as born at Tanera, the others as at Coigach. The expression "or Ketty" for Cathrine the daughter was written in after, must have been confusing with three Cathrine McKenzies in a Household of five people!

    In the 1861 census this family was at Polglass 61-17, with them then was a son Roderick, who is in this census as Head of the next Household, with his wife and two children at Polglass 71-51.

    Cathrine's Maiden Surname was MacLeod, as noted in son Roderick's 1887 death registration, and in her own death registered as 16 January, 1874. Her parents had been Donald MacLeod, and Isabella, maiden surname MacLeod.

    Norman's death is registered as 20 December, 1874, the registration names his father as having been a Kenneth McKenzie, but I think transposes the names of his wife and mother; wife noted as "Henny McKenzie", mother noted as Catherine, maiden surname McLeod. Informant of the death of both Norman and his wife Catherine was their son Kenneth.

    A daughter of Norman and Catherine, Isabella, was in the last census at Altandhu 61-8, with her husband Murdo McLeod and four children, she died 6 April, 1869 at Altandhu, age 39 years, having suffered her last seven years from consumption, her family is in this census at Altandhu 71-42, their descendants include Dr.Neil MacLeod in California (CONTACT INFO).


    Polglass 71-51

    
    Roderick McKenzie      Head         Mar   38      Tenant
    Mary       Do          Wife         Mar      31
                         -- page break --
    Ann McKenzie           Daur                   2
    Isabella Do            Daur                  6M
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears in Enumeration District 1, pages 11 and 12. They were all marked as born at Polglass, except Mary born at Milton (a place in Gairloch Parish).

    In the 1861 census Roderick was with his McKenzie family at Polglass 61-17, his parents and other relatives are in this census in the previous Household at Polglass 71-50.

    In the 1881 census this family is Polglass 81-11.

    Roderick's death is registered as 1883 at Polglass. The registration says his parents, both then deceased, had been Norman MacKenzie and Catherine, Maiden Surname MacLeod.

    The marriage of Roderick McKenzie to Mary McKenzie was registered 1 April, 1868 at Dingwall, then the births of four of their children are registered in Lochbroom Parish.

    Roderick's brother Donald is in this census with his wife Flora, four children, and Flora's sister Vineywood at Achiltibuie 71-34.

    A few Households before this one at Polglass 71-45 has Barbra McKenzie from Milton as a Visitor. I wonder if she was a relative of Mary above?


    Polglass 71-52

    
    Anabella Grant         Head         W        60   Dressmaker
    Duncan     Do          Son          Unm   40      Fisherman
    Ann        Do          Daur         Unm      32   General Servant
    Cathrine   Do Kerr     Daur         Mar      37   Daryman
    Isabella      Do       Daur                   2
    Samuel Grant           Son          Unm   42      Fisherman and Crofter
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears in Enumeration District 1, page 12. They were all marked as born at Coigach.

    In the 1861 census this family was at Polglass 61-18, Anabella's husband Roderick was alive and Head of Household then.

    Anabella was the second wife of Roderick Grant, they married 31 March 1825 with Roderick listed as from Airdmare, and Annabel McGregor from Achiltibuie. (Roderick was first married to Margaret MacDonald).

    The marriage of Catherine Grant to Murdoch Kerr was registered 15 January, 1868 at Govan in Lanark, and the birth of young Isabella above to that couple was registered 10 June, 1869 at Lochbroom.

    Samuel marries 25 December, 1872 to Isabella McKenzie. Cannot see Isabella in this census, but her family is at Achlochan 71-67. In the 1881 census they are at Polglass 81-10 with three children, a fourth child is then with Isabella's parents at Achlochan 81-1.


    Polglass 71-53

    
    Murdo Graham           Head         Widr  78      Crofter
    John    Do             Son          Unm   38      Crofter Son
    Cathrine Do            Daur         Unm      27    Do   Daughter
    Christine McKenzie     Servant      Unm      60   Domestic Servant
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears in Enumeration District 1, page 12. They were all marked as born at Lochbroom.

    In the 1861 census this family was at Polglass 61-19, in 1881 they are at Polglass 81-9.

    Catherine's death is registered as 1896 at Polglass, aged 52 years. Her parents are noted as having been Murdo Graham and Catherine, Maiden Surname McLean.

    In the 1881 census Murdo is not present, he probably died before then. Also with the family then is an unmarried brother Kenneth.

    Christine McKenzie, with a different spelling of her forename in each census, is with this family from at least the 1851 census to her death 1893. The registration notes her parents had been John MacKenzie and Isabella, Maiden Surname MacDonald.


    Polglass 71-54

    
    Hugh McLeod            Head         Mar   59      Tenant
    Ann   Do               Wife         Mar      49
    Janet  Do              Daur         Unm      23   General Servant
    Kenneth Do             Son          Unm   14      Hurd
    Alexr.  Do             Son                12      Scholar
    Norman  Do             Son                 9        Do
    Murdo   Do             Son                 6        Do
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears in Enumeration District 1, page 12. Hugh and Janet were marked as born at Strathcanaird, Ann at Inverkirkag (In Assynt), and the rest at Polglass.

    In the 1861 census this family was at Polglass 61-20.

    Ann's maiden surname was also McLeod, it is shown in the civil registration of the death of their child Kenneth, aged 9 months on the 9th of July, 1856.

    Also recorded are births of two of the children;

    1. Kenneth, born 3 July, 1857 (clearly named for the Kenneth who died 1856),
    2. Alexander, born 16 October, 1859.

    Hugh's brother Roderick is in this census at Achlochan 71-62.


    Polglass 71-55

    
    Alexr. Campbell        Head         Mar   68      Tenant
    Christina  Do          Wife         Mar      60
    Alexr.     Do          Son          Unm   28      Fisherman
    Mary       Do          Daur         Unm      38   General Servt
    John Tolm              GrSon        Unm   14        Do     Do
    James Stewart          GrSon               7      Scholar
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears in Enumeration District 1, page 12. They were all marked as born at Coigach, except Christina born at Strathcanaird.

    In the 1861 census this family was at Polglass 61-21. With them then was a son Kenneth, who is now married and Head of the next Household at Polglass 71-56.

    In the 1881 census Alexander is a Widower, with his daughter Mary and grandson James Stewart, at Polglass 81-7.

    Before the next census young Alexander marries to Bella (?), and is living next to his father at Polglass 81-6.

    The Parish Register records the marriage 17 February, 1826 of "Alexr. Campbell and Christian Fraser Coigach".

    Not certain, but I think Ann Stewart two households away at Polglass 71-57, is a daughter of Alexander and Christina.


    Polglass 71-56

    
    Kenneth Campbell       Head         Mar   35      Tenant
    Mary      Do           Wife         Mar      35
    Donald     Do          Son                 5      Scholar
    Mary       Do          Daur                   2
    Isabella    Do         Daur                  5M
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears in Enumeration District 1, page 13. They were all marked as born at Polglass.

    In the 1861 census Kenneth was with his family at Polglass 61-21, they are in the census in the previous Household, Polglass 71-55.

    This family is listed in the 1881 census at Polglass 81-20, with Mary's maiden surname shown to be Stewart.

    Kenneth Campbell married Mary Stewart 1 February, 1865. The births of four of their children are in the civil registration, including Isabella above 19 September, 1870 as "Esabella". The marriage registration notes Mary was resident at Achiltibuie, her parents Kenneth Stewart and Mary, maiden surname MacLeod (deceased). Mary was with her Widowed father and a brother in the 1861 census at Achiltibuie 61-14.

    Not certain, but I think Ann Stewart in the next Household, Polglass 71-57, is a sister of Kenneth Campbell.


    Polglass 71-57

    
    Kenneth Stewart        Head         Mar   42      Crofter
    Ann       Do           Wife         Mar      32
    Alexr     Do           Son                 4
    Angus      Do          Son                 2
    John       Do          Son                3M
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears in Enumeration District 1, page 13. They were all marked as born at Coigach.

    Not sure where Ann was in the 1861 census, but Kenneth was then with the family of his brother John at Polglass 61-26. In 1861 this croft was occupied by Kenneth's sister Mary and her family, see Polglass 61-22.

    Annie was a Campbell, not certain, but I think she was a daughter of Alexander Campbell and Christina Fraser two Households before at Polglass 71-55 (with Kenneth Campbell in the previous Household, Polglass 71-56, her brother). Regardless, she and Kenneth Stewart married 29 January, 1863, and her surname is confirmed in the registrations of the births of four of their children.

    A death is registered as 3 March, 1875 at Polglass of a one year old Margaret Stewart to parents Kenneth and Ann.

    In the 1881 census this family is at Polglass 81-5.

    Kenneth was originally from Badenscallie, his brother Murdo is there in this census at Badenscallie 71-116, and Ann Stewart at Badenscallie 71-68 is Widow of his brother John.

    Flora Stewart at Polglass 71-61 is a sister of Kenneth.


    Polglass 71-58

    
    Rodrick McKenzie       Head         Mar   37      Fisherman
    Murdina    Do          Wife         Mar      40
    John       Do          Son                13
    Ann        Do          Daur                8      Scholar
    Mary       Do          Daugh                  3
    Murdo      Do          Son                 6        Do
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household is on page 13 of Enumeration Division #1. All marked as born at Coigach. Mary's listing was inserted later.

    In the 1861 census this family was at Polglass 61-23. Roderick was the son of Duncan McKenzie and his first wife, Ann McKenzie. Duncan with his second wife and other children is in this census in the next Household, Polglass 71-59.

    In the 1881 census this family is at Badenscallie 81-27.

    The Civil Registration index records the marriage 3 January, 1856 of Roderick McKenzie to Murdina McLeod. Also shown are the births of seven of their children;

    1. Alexander, born 10 November, 1856,
    2. John, born 13 February, 1858,
    3. Murdoch, born 8 April, 1860,
    4. Ann, born 16 July, 1862,
    5. Murdoch, born 18 January, 1866,
    6. Mary, born 24 August, 1867,
    7. Isabella, born 26 September, 1872.

    The death of the first son named Murdoch was registered 18 April, 1861, aged 1 year at Polglass, clearly the Murdoch above was named after him.

    A son of Roderick and Murdina, Alexander, is with Murdina's mother Mary in this census at Achiltibuie 71-33, he was also there in 1861 at Achiltibuie 61-37.

    Another son of Roderick's father Duncan and Duncan's first wife Ann, Alexander, married a few months before this census, 23 February, 1871 to Catherine McKenzie. They are in this census with Catherine's family at Achiltibuie 71-27.


    Polglass 71-59

    
    Duncan McKenzie        Head         Mar   64      Crofter
    Margret    Do          Wife         Mar      51
    Thomas     Do          Son          Unm   28
    Christina  Do          Daur         Unm      20   General Servant
    Rodrick    Do          Son          Unm   14      Ag Lab
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears in Enumeration District 1, page 13. They were all marked as born at Coigach, and Thomas marked as Deaf (the 1881 census lists Thomas as "Imbecile from Birth").

    In the 1861 census this family was at Polglass 61-24, in 1881 they are at Polglass 81-18, though Christina is missing then, there is a six year old son William of hers with the family..

    Duncan McKenzie and his first wife Ann McKenzie were gt.gt.gt. grandparents of Cela Beale (CONTACT INFO). She has done lots of research on these McKenzies and provides the following info;

    The O.P.R. includes the marriage 5 March, 1833 of "Duncan Mackenzie Achiltibuie and Ann Mackenzie Badinscally".

    Roderick in the previous Household, Polglass 71-58, was a son of Duncan and his first wife, Ann McKenzie.

    Another son of Duncan and his first wife Ann, Alexander, married a few months before this census, 23 February, 1871 to Catherine McKenzie. They are in this census with Catherine's family at Achiltibuie 71-27. Alexander and Catherine are Cela's ancestors.

    Duncan's first wife Ann McKenzie died sometime between the 1851 census and his marriage to Margaret McLeod of Isle Martin above 17 January, 1856. Both Duncan and Margaret's parents were deceased by time of their marriage, his listed as Roderick McKenzie and Christina McKenzie, hers as "Murdoch Macleod, Catechist and Mary Stewart".

    Duncan dies in 1888 aged 81, his death registration says he was then married to Margaret McLeod. The Registration lists his father as Roderick McKenzie, and his mother as Christy Mackenzie.


    Polglass 71-60

    
    John McLeod            Head         Mar   40      Crofter
    Abie   Do              Wife         Mar      28
    Margret Do             Sister       Unm      40   Dress Maker
    Abie    Do             Daur                   7   Scholar
                         -- page break --
    Alexr McLeod           Son                 5      Scholar
    Murdo   Do             Son                 2
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household is on pages 13 and 14 of Enumeration Division #1. All marked as born at Coigach.

    John's death registration in 1899 notes his parents had been Alexander MacLeod and Margaret, maiden surname MacLeod, John was with his Widowed father in the 1841 census at Achlochan 41-3, in 1861 John was away from home, "visiting", but two of his siblings including Margaret were at Polglass 61-25, his brother Roderick is in this census at Achlochan 71-62.

    Abigail ("Abie") above was in the 1861 census with her parents and siblings at Polglass 61-16. Her mother Anabella died shortly after the last census, but her father Murdoch McLeod, and two of her brothers are in this census at Polglass 71-49.

    This family is in the 1881 census at Polglass 81-1.

    John and Abby were great-grandparents of Jim McGreal of Hamilton Ontario (CONTACT INFO) through their son Angus (eight years old in the 1891 census).

    The civil registration index lists the marriage 23 March, 1865 of John McLeod to Abigail McLeod, and the births of several of their children.

    William McLeod at Achiltibuie 71-7 is a brother of Abie.


    Polglass 71-61

    
    Flora Stewart          Lodger       Unm      64   Domestic Servant
    Janet    Do            Niece        Unm      15    Do        Do
    Angus     Do           Nephew              6      Scholar
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household is on page 14 of Enumeration Division #1. All three are marked as born at Coigach.

    In the 1861 census young Janet was with her parents at Polglass 61-27.

    Janet and Angus were enumerated twice! They are also in this census with their mother Mary Stewart at Badenscallie 71-116. Their father Murdoch (Flora's brother), is the missing Head of Household there.

    In the 1881 census the two children are back with their parents at Badenscallie 81-24 and Flora is by herself two Households away at Badenscallie 81-26.

    Kenneth Stewart at Polglass 71-57 is a brother of Flora. Ann Stewart at Badenscallie 71-68 is Widow of Flora's brother John.


    Polglass 81-1

    
    John McLeod            Head         Mar   52      Crofter
    Abby     Do            Wife         Mar      38   Crofters Wife
    Alexander Do           Son          Unm   15      Son
    Murdo     Do           Son          Unm   12      Scholar
    Abby      Do           Daur         Unm      16   Daughter
    Hugh      Do           Son          Unm    8      Scholar
    John      Do           Son          Unm    7         Do
    Roderick  Do           Son          Unm    3
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears in Enumeration District 1, page 13. They were all marked as born at .

    In the 1871 census this family was at Polglass 71-60, in 1891 they are at Polglass 91-58, with John then as a Widower.

    John and Abby were great-grandparents of Jim McGreal of Hamilton Ontario (CONTACT INFO) through their son Angus (eight years old in the 1891 census).

    The civil registration index lists the marriage 23 March, 1865 of John McLeod to Abigail McLeod, and the births of several of their children.

    Abby's father and other relatives are in this census at Polglass 81-12.

    Jim says young Murdo above dies young, he is not with the family in the 1891 census, and presumably died before then.

    William McLeod at Achiltibuie 81-30 is a brother of Abby.


    Polglass 81-2

    
    Donald Campbell        Head         Mar   68      Crofter
    Ann        Do          Wife         Mar      64      Do's Wife
    Kenneth    Do          Son          Unm   35      Fisherman
    Murdo      Do          Son          Unm   22         Do
    Bella      Do          Daur         Unm      19   Crofter's Daughter
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears in Enumeration District 1, page 13. Donald was marked as born at "Coigach Lochbroom", Ann at Gairloch, and their children simply as at Lochbroom.

    In the 1871 census this family was at Polglass 71-43, in 1891 they are at Polglass 91-48.

    Ann's maiden surname was McLeod, as shown in the registration of three of her and Donald's children;

    1. Duncan, born 29 July, 1856,
    2. Murdoch, born 28 January, 1859,
    3. Isabella, born 10 February, 1862.

    Donald's mother Mary died since the last census, but he does have five siblings at Badenscallie 81-23, Catherine MacLeod at Polglass 81-15, and Murdo Campbell at Achadh' a Bhraigh 81-2 are also siblings.

    Ann has a brother Murdo and sister Bella in this census at Polglass 81-16.

    I think the missing husband two households on at Polglass 81-4 was Duncan, another son of Donald and Ann.


    Polglass 81-3

    
    William McNeil         Head         Mar   44      Tin Smith
    Barbara   Do           Wife         Mar      41   Tin Smith's Wife
    John      Do           Son          Unm   16      Tin Smith
    Mary      Do           Daughter     Unm      11   Tinker's Daughter
    Jean      Do           Daughter     Unm       9     Do        Do
    Alexander  Do          Son          Unm    7        Do     Son
    William    Do          Son          Unm    4        Do      Do
    Jessie     Do          Daughter     Unm       2     Do     Daughter
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears in Enumeration District 1, page 13, the address is marked as "Polglass Barn. William was shown as born at Rogart in Sutherland, and Barbara at Helmsdale in Sutherland. The children's birthplaces are all marked as "Not Known".

    Tinkers wandered from community to community, fixing pots and repairing household implements.


    Polglass 81-4

    
    Cathrine Campbell      Wife         Mar      24   Labourer's Wife
    Donald     Do          Son          Unm    1      Infant
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears in Enumeration District 1, page 13. Both are marked as born at Inverness Parish.

    I think these two, with more children, are in the 1891 census at Polglass 91-59, with Catherine noted as "Christy". Registration of a child born 1885 notes parents Duncan Campbell and Christy, maiden surname McLean married 1 January, 1879 at Inverness.

    Assuming I am correct the missing husband was Duncan, then his family are in this census two households before, at Polglass 81-2.


    Polglass 81-5

    
    Kenneth Stewart        Head         Mar   56      Crofter of 4 Acres
    Annie     Do           Wife         Mar      41   Crofter's Wife
    Alexander  Do          Son          Unm   14      Scholar
    Angus      Do          Son          Unm   12         Do
    John       Do          Son          Unm   10         Do
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears in Enumeration District 1, page 14. They were all marked as born at Lochbroom.

    In the 1871 census this family was at Polglass 71-57, In 1891 Kenneth and Annie, with an eight year old son Donald, are at Polglass 91-49.

    Annie was a Campbell, not certain, but I think she was a daughter of Alexander Campbell two Households away at Polglass 81-7, with Alexander Campbell in the next Household, Polglass 81-6, and Kenneth Campbell at Polglass 81-20, being her brothers. Regardless, she and Kenneth Stewart married 29 January, 1863.

    Kenneth's brother Murdo is in this census at Badenscallie 81-24, Flora Stewart at Badenscallie 81-26 is a sister, and Ann Stewart at Badenscallie 81-25 is Widow of his brother John.


    Polglass 81-6

    
    Alexander Campbell     Head         Mar   38      Crofter
    Bella        Do        Wife         Mar      28   Crofters Wife
    Annabella    Do        Daur         Unm       3   Infant
    John         Do        Son          Unm    1      Infant
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears in Enumeration District 1, page 14. They were all marked as born at Lochbroom.

    In the 1871 census Alexander was with his family at Polglass 71-55, in this census his Widowed father, also Alexander, is in the next Household at Polglass 81-7, and I think Annie Stewart in the previous Household, Polglass 81-5, and Kenneth Campbell at Polglass 81-20 are his siblings.

    In the 1891 census this family is at Polglass 91-50, with Mary and James from the next Household.

    The marriage of Alexander Campbell, 34 years old, single, fisherman, resident at Badinscally, Coigach, son of Alexander Campbell, farmer, and Christina, maiden surname Fraser, to Isabella McLeod, aged 26, spinster, resident at Badinscally, daughter of Alexander McLeod, weaver, and Anne maiden surname Stewart was registered as 8 February, 1877 at Achiltibuie (Free Church), witnesses were John Graham and Alexander McLeod.

    Have not yet identified Isabella in the 1871 census, but her parents were then at Badenscallie 71-88, her widowed mother and an unmarried brother are in this census at Badenscallie 81-2.


    Polglass 81-7

    
    Alexander Campbell     Head         Wid   92      Crofter
    Mary         Do        Daur         Unm      50   General Servant
    James Stewart          Grandson     Unm   17      Scholar
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears in Enumeration District 1, page 14. They were all marked as born at Lochbroom.

    In the 1871 census this family was at Polglass 71-55, Alexander's wife Christina Fraser was still alive then. In 1891 Alexander has died, Mary and James then with the family of her brother Alexander at Polglass 91-51.

    Also with this family in the 1871 census was a son, Alexander, who is in this census as Head of the previous Household at Polglass 81-6.

    Not certain, but I think Annie Stewart two Households previous at Polglass 81-5, and Kenneth Campbell at Polglass 81-20, are also children of Alexander.


    Polglass 81-8

    
    Duncan Stewart         Head         Mar   48      Crofter
    Cathrine  Do           Wife         Mar      35      Do's Wife
    Kenneth   Do           Son          Unm    4      Infant
    James     Do           Son          Unm    2        Do
    Mary      Do           Daur         Unm      2m     Do
    Donald McLeod          Visitor      Mar   57      Wool Weaver
    Jane     Do            Visitor      Mar      50   Weavers Wife
    Issabella McLean       Visitor      Unm      10   Scholar
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears in Enumeration District 1, page 14. They were all marked as born at Lochbroom.

    Not certain yet where Duncan or Cathrine were in the 1871 census, but Donald and Jane were then with their children at Achduart 71-105, in this census two of Donald and Jane's children are at home at Achduart 81-3.

    In the 1891 census this Stewart family is at Polglass 91-52.

    Cathrine was a McLeod, and was probably a sister of Donald. Duncan Stewart married "Kett" McLeod 27 February, 1873, and the birth of Ann Stewart was registered to the couple 9 November, 1874.

    The death of Jane MacLeod is registered as 29 December, 1887 at Achduart, aged 67 years, married to Donald McLeod, Weaver. Her parents are noted as having been Neil McLeod, Farmer, and Catherine, Maiden Surname Matheson. Informant was her husband Donald.

    Donald McLeod married Jane McLeod in 1852, the births of eight of their children are in the I.G.I. Parents of Donald McLeod were another Donald, and Isabella Stewart. Isabella has died since the last census, but father Donald and several of his siblings are in the Household next to Donald and Jane's home, see Achduart 81-2.

    Donald McLeod also has a brother Roderick, an ancestor of Heather Munsel in Montana. Roderick is in the household two before Donald and Jane's, see Achduart 81-1.

    Not certain yet whether Issabella McLean was a relative of either of the familys.


    Polglass 81-9

    
    John Graham            Head         Unm   47      Crofter
    Kenneth  Do            Brother      Unm   44      Labourer
    Cathrine  Do           Sister       Unm      38   Pauper
    Cirsty McKenzie        Border       Unm      75     Do
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears in Enumeration District 1, page 14. They were all marked as born at Lochbroom.

    In the 1871 census this family was at Polglass 71-53, the father of the siblings, Murdo, was still with the family then, though Kenneth was away. In 1891 these four are at Polglass 91-53.

    Catherine's death is registered as unmarried 4 February, 1896 at Polglass, aged 52 years. Her parents are noted as having been Murdo Graham and Catherine, Maiden Surname McLean, Informant her brother John.

    Cirsty McKenzie, with a different spelling of her forename in each census has been with this family since at least the 1851 census, through to her death registered as 28 October, 1893 with John Graham above as Informant, noted as "Occupier". The registration notes her parents had been John MacKenzie and Isabella, Maiden Surname MacDonald.


    Polglass 81-10

    
    Samuel Grant           Head         Mar   52      Crofter
    Issabella  Do          Wife         Mar      33   Crofter's Wife
    Rodrick    Do          Son          Unm    7      Scholar
    Cirsty     Do          Daur         Unm       5   Scholar
    Annabella   Do         Daur         Unm       3
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears in Enumeration District 1, page 15. They were all marked as born at Lochbroom.

    In the 1871 census Samuel was with his family at Polglass 71-52. In 1891 this family is at Polglass 91-54.

    Samuel married 25 December, 1872 to Isabella McKenzie. Cannot see Isabella in the 1871 census, but her family was then at Achlochan 71-67. In this census Isabella's family is at Achlochan 81-1, with them there is a fourth child of Samuel and Isabella; one year old Barbara.


    Polglass 81-11

    
    Roderick McKenzie      Head         Mar   47      Crofter
    Mary        Do         Wife         Mar      40   Crofters Wife
    Ann         Do         Daur         Unm      12      Do Daur, Scholar
    Issabella   Do         Daur         Unm      10   Scholar
    Duncan      Do         Son          Unm    5      Scholar
    Norman      Do         Son          Unm    1
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears in Enumeration District 1, page 15. They were all marked as born at Lochbroom.

    In the 1871 census this family was at Polglass 71-51. That census says they were all born at Polglass, except Mary born at Milton (a place in Gairloch Parish). In the 1891 census young Duncan is Head of Household, with siblings Catherine and Norman at Polglass 91-55.

    Roderick's death is registered as 27 October, 1883 at Polglass, aged 49 years, his Widow Mary, Maiden Surname McKenzie the Informant. The registration says his parents, both then deceased, had been Norman MacKenzie and Catherine, Maiden Surname MacLeod.

    Roderick's parents and other relatives were in the 1871 census at Polglass 71-50, but they do not appear now.

    The marriage of Roderick McKenzie to Mary McKenzie was registered 1 April, 1868 at Dingwall, then the births of four of their children are registered in Lochbroom Parish.

    Roderick's brother Donald is in this census with his wife Flora and six children at Achiltibuie 81-2.


    Polglass 81-12

    
    Murdo McLeod           Head         Wid   85      Crofter
    Murdo    Do            Son          Unm   45      Shoemaker
    Roderick  Do           Son          Mar   43      Fisherman
    Mary      Do           Daur-in-law  Mar      35   Fishermans Wife
    Robert    Do           G-Son               4          Do     Son
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears in Enumeration District 1, page 15. They were all marked as born at Lochbroom.

    In the 1871 census this family was at Polglass 71-49, with them then was a 26 year old Housekeeper, Mary Campbell, possibly that is the Mary above. This family is in the 1891 census at Polglass 91-56.

    The death of Murdo is registered as 19 February, 1885 at Polglass, age 92 years, Widower of Anabella Lamont. His parents noted as having been Kenneth MacLeod, "Local Weaver", and Abigail, maiden surname MacLeod, Informant hisd son Roderick.

    A daughter of Murdo, Abby, is in this census with her husband and six children at Polglass 81-1. Abby and John were great-grandparents of Jim McGreal of Hamilton Ontario (CONTACT INFO) through their son Angus (eight years old in the 1891 census).

    William McLeod at Achiltibuie 81-30 is another son of Murdo.


    Polglass 81-13

    
    Murdo. Stewart         Head         W     58      Crofter
    Cate     Do.           Sis          U        46   Crofters Sister
    James McDonald         Neph         U     20      Crofters Nephew
    James Stewart          Neph         U      8      Crofters Nephew
    William Matheson       Vist         M     48      Fisherman
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This family was in the 1871 census at Polglass 71-48. Catherine, with her niece Christina, the nephew James MacDonald above, and Christina Bruce who was a schoolteacher boarding with them, are in the next census at Polglass 91-72.

    At the Badenscallie burial ground there is a tombstone erected by Murdo Stewart to the memory of his wife Christina McLeod, who died 18 December, 1850 aged 25 yrs. I think Christina died in the birth of her daughter Christina.

    I think that this family was closely related to the Stewart and McDonald families at Badenscallie.

    Not sure if the visiting Fisherman, William Matheson, is related to this family. His own wife and children are at Tanera 81-15.


    Polglass 81-14

    
    Alexander Stewart      Head         Wid   54      Crofter
    Mary         Do        Daur         Unm      18   Crofters Daur
    Duncan       Do        Son          Unm   16      Crofters Son
    Alexander    Do        Son          Unm   14      Scholar
    Kenneth      Do        Son          Unm   10         Do
    Annabella    Do        Daur         Unm       6      Do
    John         Do        Son          Unm    4      Crofters Child
    Maggie Johan  Do       Daur         Unm       1      Do      Do
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears in Enumeration District 1, page 16. They were all marked as born at Lochbroom.

    In the 1871 census this family was at Polglass 71-47, Alexander's wife Christina McLeod was with them then. In the 1891 census this family is at Polglass 91-60.

    Christina's Widowed father John has died since the last census when he was at Polglass 71-44, but her brother Roderick is a few Households away at Polglass 81-17.


    Polglass 81-15

    
    John McLeod            Head         Mar   60      Crofter
    Cathrine  Do           Wife         Mar      67      Do's Wife
    Angus     Do           Son          Unm   28         Do's Son
    Bella     Do           Daur         Unm      23      Do's Daur
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears in Enumeration District 1, page 16. They were all marked as born at Lochbroom.

    Catherine and Isabella "Bella" were in the 1871 census at Polglass 71-46, John was away from home that year.

    Civil Registration of the birth of Isabella ("Bella" above) 26 June 1856 shows Catharines maiden surname to be Campbell.

    Catherine's mother Mary died since the last census, but she does have five siblings at Badenscallie 81-23, Donald Campbell at Polglass 81-2, and Murdo Campbell at Achadh' a Bhraigh 81-2 are also her brothers.


    Polglass 81-16

    
    Murdo McLeod           Head         Mar   35      Crofter
    Annabella Do           Wife         Mar      32   Crofter's Wife
    Henny     Do           Daur         Unm       6   Scholar
    John      Do           Son          Unm    5        Do
    Lewis     Do           Son          Unm    2
    Kitty     Do           Daur         Unm      2weeks
    Bella     Do           Sister       Unm      50   Pauper
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears in Enumeration District 1, page 16. They were all marked as born at Lochbroom.

    In the 1871 census Murdo and his sister Isabella ("Bella" above) were at Polglass 71-45, that census said Murdo was born at Polglass, and his sister at Milton in Gairloch Parish. In the 1891 census this family, with Murdoch missing, is at Polglass 91-61.

    The IGI records the marriage 2 January, 1873 in Gairloch Parish of Murdo MacLeod to Annabella Fraser, and the birth of Henny above to that couple 2 July, 1874 in Lochbroom Parish.

    Ann Campbell at Polglass 81-2 is a sister of Murdo and Bella.


    Polglass 81-17

    
    Roderick McLeod        Head         Mar   44      Crofter
    Chirsty    Do          Wife         Mar      26   Crofter's Wife
    John       Do          Son          Unm    5
    Kenneth    Do          Son          Unm    2
    Mary       Do          Daur         Unm      9mo
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears in Enumeration District 1, page 16. They were all marked as born at Lochbroom.

    In the 1871 census Roderick was his Widowed father John at Polglass 71-44, Chisty was then with her family at Altandhu 71-38. In the 1891 census this family is at Polglass 91-62.

    The IGI includes a Patron Submission of the marriage 1 April, 1875 in Coigach of Rodrick McLeod to Chirsty McLean.

    A sister of Roderick, Christina, has died since the last census, but her Widowed husband Alexander Stewart with seven children is at Polglass 81-14.


    Polglass 81-18

    
    Duncan McKenzie        Head         Mar   75      Crofter
    Margret    Do          Wife         Mar      61   Crofters Wife
    Thomas     Do          Son          Unm   37      Pauper
    Roderick   Do          Son          Unm   24      Ag Lab & Fisherman
    William    Do          GrandSon     Unm    6      Scholar
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears in Enumeration District 1, page 17. They were all marked as born at Lochbroom, Thomas is marked as "Imbecile from Birth".

    In the 1871 census this family was at Polglass 71-59. In 1891 Margaret is Widowed, living at Polglass 91-63 wth her unmarried daughter Christina, and Christina's two children, the William listed above, and a daughter Bella. In 1891 Thomas with his brother Alexander and Nephew John is at Polglass 91-73

    Duncan McKenzie and his first wife Ann McKenzie were gt-gt-gt-grandparents of Cela Beale (CONTACT INFO). She has done lots of research on these McKenzies and provides the following info;

    The O.P.R. includes the marriage 5 March, 1833 of "Duncan Mackenzie Achiltibuie and Ann Mackenzie Badinscally".

    Roderick McKenzie at Badenscallie 81-27 was a son of Duncan and his first wife, Ann McKenzie.

    Another son of Duncan and his first wife Ann, Alexander, married 23 February, 1871 to Catherine McKenzie. Alexander and Catherine are Cela's ancestors. They were in the 1871 census with Catherine's family at Achiltibuie 71-27. Catherine died a few days after the birth of her daughter (Cela's gt-grandmother) in August 1872. Alexander then moved to Glasgow, and is in Inverness in this census. Alexander returns to Polglass, and in 1895 remarries to Mary McKenzie, daughter of Roderick McKenzie and Catherine Campbell in the next Household, Polglass 81-19.

    Duncan's first wife Ann McKenzie died sometime between the 1851 census and his marriage to Margaret McLeod of Isle Martin above 17 January, 1856. Both Duncan and Margaret's parents were deceased by time of their marriage, his listed as Roderick McKenzie and Christina McKenzie, hers as"Murdoch Macleod, Catechist and Mary Stewart".

    Duncan dies in 1888 aged 81, his death registration says he was then married to Margaret McLeod. The Registration lists his father as Roderick McKenzie, and his mother as Christy Mackenzie.


    Polglass 81-19

    
    Rodrick McKenzie       Head         Mar   73      Crofter
    Cathrine   Do          Wife         Mar      60   Crofters Wife
    Mary       Do          Daur         Unm      33      Do    Daur
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears in Enumeration District 1, page 17. They were all marked as born at Lochbroom.

    In the 1871 census this family was at Polglass 71-42, in 1891 they are at Polglass 91-64.

    Mary marries in 1895 to Alexander McKenzie, a son of Duncan McKenzie in the previous Household, Polglass 81-18. Alexander and his first wife were gt-gt-grandparents of Cela Beale in New Zealand (CONTACT INFO). Alexander is in this census at Inverness.

    Roderick's death is registered as 15 March, 1904 at Polglass, aged 98 years, "Widower of Catherine Campbell", his parents having been Duncan MacKenzie and Ann, maiden surname unknown to the Informant, his son-in-law, Alexander MacKenzie.


    Polglass 81-20

    
    Kenneth Campbell       Head         Mar   45      Crofter
    Mary Stewart           Wife         Mar      44   Crofter's Wife
    Donald Campbell        Son          Unm   15      Son
    Mary      Do           Daur         Unm      12   Scholar
    Issabella  Do          Daur         Unm      10      Do
    Kenneth    Do          Son          Unm    8         Do
    Chirsty    Do          Daur         Unm       6      Do
    John       Do          Son          Unm    2&½ years
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears in Enumeration District 1, page 17. They were all marked as born at Lochbroom.

    In the 1871 census this family was at Polglass 71-56.

    Kenneth Campbell married Mary Stewart 1 February, 1865. The births of four of their children are in the civil registration, including Issabella above 19 September, 1870 as "Esabella".

    I think Kenneth was a son of Alexander Campbell at Polglass 81-7, with Alexander Campbell at Polglass 81-6, and Annie Stewart at Polglass 81-5, being his siblings.


    Polglass 81-21

    
    Roderick McLeod        Head         Mar   35      Crofter
    Bella McKenzie         Wife         Mar      27   Crofter's Wife
    Hugh McLeod            Son          Unm    2
    Murdo   Do             Son          Unm   3m
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears in Enumeration District 1, page 17. They were all marked as born at Lochbroom.

    The marriage is registered as 15 February, 1877 at Achiltibuie between Roderick MacLeod, age 30, a Fisherman at Polglass, (son of Heugh MacLeod, a deceased Farmer, and Annabella Fraser) and Bella McKenzie of Polbain, age 23 (daughter of Murdo McKenzie, deceased, and Christy, maiden surname Morison).

    Have not yet identified Roderick in the 1871 census, though his mother and other relatives were at Polglass 71-38. In 1861 he was the 15 year old at Polglass 61-4. In the 1871 census Bella was with her Widowed mother at Polbain 71-20.

    In the 1891 census this family with five children is at Polglass 91-68.


    Polglass 81-22

    
    Mary McLean            Head         Unm      28   Crofter
    Cathrine Do            Aunt         Unm      78   Pauper
    Ann      Do            Aunt         Unm      76   Pauper
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears in Enumeration District 1, page 17. They were all marked as born at Lochbroom.

    In the 1871 census Mary and Ann were at Polglass 71-36, not sure where Cathrine was then.

    The death of Catherine is registered as 6 September, 1881 aged 81 years at Polglass, single, her parents noted as having been John McLean and Christy, maiden surname McKenzie, Informant her niece Mary (above). The death of Ann is registered as 23 June 1886 at Polglass, Informant also Mary (as "Mary Ann"). It notes her age then as 83 years, and says parents of her and Kenneth were John MacLean and Christy, maiden surname McKenzie.


    Polglass 81-23

    
    Kenneth McLeod         Head         Unm   38      Crofter
    Flora     Do           Sister       Unm      40      do  's Sister
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears in Enumeration District 1, page 18. They were both marked as born at Lochbroom.

    In the 1871 census Kenneth and Flora were with their Widowed mother Annabella at Polglass 71-37, in 1891 these two, with sister Betsy, are at Polglass 91-69.


    Polglass 81-24

    
    Donald McLeod          Head         Wid.  77      Crofter
    John     Do            Son          Unm   35      Fisherman
    Isabella  Do           Daur         Unm      40   Gen Servt. (Domestic)
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household appears in Enumeration District 1, page 18. They were all marked as born at Lochbroom.

    In the 1871 census this family was at Polglass 71-39, Donald's wife Rachel McLeod was alive then. In 1891 they are at Dornie 91-62.

    Donald dies 10 September, 1893 at Dornie, Informant son John. His death Registration says his wife had been Rachel, Maiden Surname MacLeod, and his parents had been Murdo MacLeod and Mary, Maiden Surname MacLeod.

    Malcolm McLeod at Achlochan 81-3 is a brother of Donald, and also is an ancestor of the husband of Paulette Flint in Australia; CONTACT INFO.


    Polglass 81-25

    
    Rodrick Stewart        Head         W     55      Crofter
    Murdo   do.            Son          U     17      Agricultural Labourer
    Donald  do.            Son          U      7      Scholar
    Mary McLean            Sis-in-Law   U        40   General Servant
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household is on page 18 of Enumeration District 1. All marked as born at Lochbroom.

    In 1871 this family was at Achiltibuie 71-16, with Roderick's wife Christina McLean then alive, and Mary McLean also aged 40! In 1891 census Roderick and son Donald are at Polglass 91-70.

    Roderick's father Kenneth and other relatives were in the 1871 census at Achiltibuie 71-15, in this census his brother Alexander is at Inverpolly (Gamekeepers House). Alexander was a gt-grandfather of Hugh Waterdon; CONTACT INFO.


    Polglass 81-26

    
    Roderick McLeod        Head         M     31      Tailor
    Margret   do.          Wife         M        29   Tailors Wife
    George    do.          Son          U      6
    Donald    do.          Son          U      4
    Dianna    do.          Daur         U         3
    Rodrick   do           Son          U     10mo
    Peter     do.          Son          U     10mo
    Mary McKenzie          Servant      U        15   General Servant (Domestic)
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household is on page 18 of Enumeration District 1. Most born at Lochbroom, except Margret born at Murkle in Caithness, and Donald born at Wick in Caithness.

    In the 1891 census Roderick and Margret with nine children are at Polglass 91-57.


    Polglass 81-27

    
    Alexander Fraser       Head         M     31      Teacher of Public School
    Isabella    do.        Wife         M        25   Teachers Wife
    May        do.         Daur         U         1   Teachers Daughter
    Flora McKenzie         Servant      U        47   General Servant (Domestic)
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household is on page 18 of Enumeration District 1. All born at Lochbroom.

    The death of Alexander is registered as 11 June, 1888 at "Poolglass", aged 38 years, married to "Bella" Campbell, his parents not noted as deceased had been Allan Fraser, Catechist, and "Mag" or "Mary", Maiden Surname Campbell, Informant his wife Bella.


    Polglass 91-48

    
    Donald Campbell        Head         Mar   76      Crofter
    Ann      Do            Wife         Do       72
    Kenneth    Do          Son          unm   40      Crofters son
    Bella       Do         daur         unm      26   Gen Serv (Dom)
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household is on page 12 of Enumeration District #1. All were marked as born at Lochbroom, except Ann at Gairloch.

    In the 1881 census this family was at Polglass 81-2.

    Ann's maiden surname was McLeod, as shown in the registration of three of her and Donald's children;

    1. Duncan, born 29 July, 1856,
    2. Murdoch, born 28 January, 1859,
    3. Isabella, born 10 February, 1862.


    Polglass 91-49

    
    Ken Stewart            Head         Mar   66      Crofter & Fisherman
    Ann    Do              Wife         Mar      50
    Donald   Do            Son                 8      Scholar
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household is on page 12 of Enumeration District #1. All were marked as born at Lochbroom.

    In the 1881 census this family was at Polglass 81-5 with three older sons not here now.

    Previous data shows Ann was a Campbell.


    Polglass 91-50 & 51

    
    Alexander Campbell     Head         Widr  48      Crofter
    Anabella    Do         daur                  12   Scholar
    John        Do         son                11         Do
    Chirsty     Do         daur                   9      Do
    Alexander   Do         son                 8         Do
    --
    Mary Campbell          Sister       Unm      60   Formerly GenServ
    John   Do              Nephew       Unm   34      Fisherman
    James Stewart            Do         Unm   26         Do
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household is on page 12 of Enumeration District #1. All were marked as born at Lochbroom.

    In the 1881 census Alexander's family was at Polglass 81-6, Alexander's wife Isabella, "Bella", was then alive. Also then at the next Household, Polglass 81-7, were his sister Mary and nephew James Stewart.

    In 1920 Christina ("Chirsty" above) marries at Ullapool to Roderick MacLeod, who is in this census with his widowed father and other family at Badenscallie 91-27. That couple are ancestors of Elidh MacLeod of Assynt.


    Polglass 91-52

    
    Duncan Stewart         head         Mar   58      Crofter
    Catherine  Do          wife         Mar      48
    Ann        Do          daur         unm      16      Do's Daur
    Kenneth    Do          son                14      Scholar
    James      Do          son                12         Do
    Mary       Do          daur                   9      Do
    Bella      Do           Do                    7      Do
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household is on page 12 of Enumeration District #1. All were marked as born at Lochbroom.

    In the 1881 census this family was at Polglass 81-8.

    The marriage of Duncan Stewart to "Kett" McLeod was registered as 27 February, 1873, and the birth of Ann Stewart to the couple 9 November, 1874. Not having yet seen the registration document it looks likely Catherine was from Achduart, see notes with the 1881 listing.


    Polglass 91-53

    
    John Graham            Head         Unm   58      Crofter
    Kenneth Do             brother      Unm   54      Gen Lab
    Catherine Do           Sister       Unm      48   Pauper
                         -- page break --
    Chirsty McKenzie       Friend       Unm      84   Pauper
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household is on pages 12 and 13 of Enumeration District #1. All were marked as born at Lochbroom.

    In the 1881 census these four were at Polglass 81-9.

    Catherine's death is registered as unmarried 4 February, 1896 at Polglass, aged 52 years. Her parents are noted as having been Murdo Graham and Catherine, Maiden Surname McLean, Informant her brother John. Kenneth's death is registered as 15 April, 1899, same parents.

    Chirsty McKenzie, with a different spelling of her forename in each census has been with this family since at least the 1851 census, through to her death registered as 28 October, 1893 with John Graham above as Informant, noted as "Occupier". The registration notes her parents had been John MacKenzie and Isabella, Maiden Surname MacDonald.


    Polglass 91-54

    
    Samuel Grant           Head         Mar   60      Crofter
    Isabella  Do           Wife         Mar      43
    Barbra    Do           daur                  11   Scholar
    Alexander Do           son                 9        do
    Murdo      Do          son                 7        Do
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household is on page 13 of Enumeration District #1. All were marked as born at Lochbroom.

    In the 1881 census this family was at Polglass 81-10. In the 1881 census young Barbra was with Isabella's family is at Achlochan 81-1.


    Polglass 91-55

    
    Duncan McKenzie        head         Unm   15      Scholar
    Catherine Do           sister                13     Do
    Norman    Do           brother            11        Do
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household is on page 13 of Enumeration District #1. All were marked as born at Lochbroom.

    In the 1881 census Duncan and Norman at Polglass 81-11.

    Father of these children, Roderick, had death registered as 27 October, 1883 at Polglass, aged 49 years, his Widow Mary, Maiden Surname McKenzie the Informant. The registration says his parents, both then deceased, had been Norman MacKenzie and Catherine, Maiden Surname MacLeod. The marriage of Roderick McKenzie to Mary McKenzie was registered 1 April, 1868 at Dingwall, then the births of four of their children are registered in Lochbroom Parish.


    Polglass 91-56

    
    Roderick McLeod        Head         Mar   54      Crofter
    Mary      Do           Wife         Mar      42
    Robert    Do           son                14      Scholar
    Murdo     Do           brother      unm   56      Shoemaker
    John      Do           nephew              6
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household is on page 13 of Enumeration District #1. All were marked as born at Lochbroom.

    In the 1881 census this family was at Polglass 81-12, with them then was Roderick's father, Murdo McLeod.

    Roderick's brother William with his family is at Achiltibuie 91-106, young John above may be his son, or of Roderick's late sister Abigail, whose Widower and family are two Households away at Polglass 91-58


    Polglass 91-57

    
    Roderick McLeod        Head         Mar   42      Tailor
    Margret     Do         Wife         Mar      38
    George      Do         Son          unm   16      Gen Lab
    Donald      Do         Son                15      apprentice (Tailor)
    Diana       Do         daur                  12   Scholar
    Roderick     Do        son                10         Do
    Peter       Do         son                10         Do
    John        Do         son                 9         Do
    Kenneth     Do         son                 8         Do
    Charles     Do         son                 7         Do
    Maggy       Do         daur                   4
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household is on page 14 of Enumeration District #1. All were marked as born at Lochbroom.

    In the 1881 census this family was at Polglass 81-26.


    Polglass 91-58

    
    John McLeod            Head         Widr. 60      Crofter
    Alexander Do           son          unm   23         Do   son
    Abigail   Do           daur         unm      25      Do   daur
    Hugh      Do           son          unm   17         Do   son
    Roderick  Do           son                12      Scholar
    Angus     Do           son                 8         Do
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household is on page 14 of Enumeration District #1. All were marked as born at Lochbroom.

    This family was in the 1881 census at Polglass 81-1, John's wife Abigail "Abby" McLeod was alive then.

    With the family of Abby's brother Roderick two Households before at Polglass 91-56 is a six year old nephew John, possibly a son of John and Abby, though a brother of Abby, William, also raised a family at Achiltibuie (William with his family is at Achiltibuie 91-106).

    John's death is registered as 24 April, 1899, parents noted as having been Alexander MacLeod and Margaret, maiden surname MacLeod, Informant his son Roderick.

    Young Angus was a grandfather of Jim McGreal of Hamilton Ontario (CONTACT INFO). Angus married Lilly Urquhart who is in this census as a five year old at Inverpolly 91-3.


    Polglass 91-59

    
    Chirsty Campbell       Head         Mar      36   Fishermans Wife
    Donald    Do           Son                11      Scholar
    John      Do           Do                 10        Do
    Flora     Do           daur                   6     Do
    Jessie    Do            Do                    5
    Kenneth   Do           son                 2
    Alexina    Do          daur                   6mo
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household is on page 14 of Enumeration District #1. All were marked as born at Lochbroom.

    Have not yet identified this family in the 1881 census.

    Birth is registered 7 November, 1885 at Polglass of "Jessie Ann" to parents Duncan Campbell and Christy, maiden surname McLean, it also notes that couple married 1 January, 1879 at Inverness.

    This was likely the family in the 1881 census at Polglass 81-4, though the wife then is noted as "Cathrine" she and her one year old son are noted as born at Inverness, place where the couple above were married in 1879.


    Polglass 91-60

    
    Alexander Stewart      Head         Widr  65      Crofter
    Anabella Stewart       daur         unm      16      "    daur
    John       Do          son                14      Scholar
    Maggie     Do          daur                  11     Do
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household is on page 14 of Enumeration District #1. All were marked as born at Coigach.

    In the 1881 census this family was at Polglass 81-14.


    Polglass 91-61

    
    Anabell McLeod         Head         Mar      40   Crofters Wife
    Henny     Do           daur         Unm      16        Do  daur
    John      Do           son                14      Scholar
    Louis     Do           son                11         Do
    Kettie     Do          daur                   8       do
    Mary       Do           Do                    6   Scholar
    Bella      Do          sister       unm      60   Pauper
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household is on page 14 of Enumeration District #1. All were marked as born at Lochbroom.

    In the 1881 census this family was at Polglass 81-16, with Anabell's now missing husband Murdoch as Head of Household.

    The IGI records the marriage 2 January, 1873 in Gairloch Parish of Murdo MacLeod to Annabella Fraser, and the birth of Henny above to that couple 2 July, 1874 in Lochbroom Parish.


    Polglass 91-62

    
    Roderick McLeod        Head         Mar   54      Crofter
    Christina    Do        Wife         Mar      36      Do   Wife
    John         Do        son          Unm   15      Scholar
    Kenneth      Do        son                12         Do
    Mary         Do        daur                  10      Do
    Christina     Do        Do                    8      Do
    Murdo         Do       son                 4
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household is on page 15 of Enumeration District #1. All were marked as born at Lochbroom.

    In the 1881 census this family was at Polglass 81-17.

    Christina was a MacLean from Altandhu, the IGI includes a Patron Submission of the marriage 1 April, 1875 in Coigach of Rodrick McLeod to Chirsty McLean.


    Polglass 91-63

    
    Margaret McKenzie      Head         W        70   Crofter
    Christina   Do         daur         unm      36   Gen Serv Dom
    William     Do         grandaur     unm   16      Farm Serv (unemployed)
    Bella       Do         grandaur               7   Scholar
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household is on page 15 of Enumeration District #1. All were marked as born at Lochbroom. Though William is marked as "grandaur" the name, and listing of his age in the male column suggests that was an enumeration error.

    In the 1881 census Margaret and William were at Polglass 81-18.

    Margaret was second wife of Duncan MacKenzie, his first wife Ann McKenzie died sometime between the 1851 census and his marriage to Margaret McLeod of Isle Martin above 17 January, 1856. Both Duncan and Margaret's parents were deceased by time of their marriage, his listed as Roderick McKenzie and Christina McKenzie, hers as "Murdoch Macleod, Catechist and Mary Stewart".

    Margaret's husband Duncan died 1888 age noted as 81.

    The death of Margaret is registered as 15 February, 1900 at Polglass, aged 82, her parents noted as having been Murdo Macleod and Mary, maiden surname Stewart, Informant her son Roderick.

    Two sons and a grandson of Margaret are in this census at Polglass 91-73


    Polglass 91-64

    
    Roderick McKenzie      Head         Mar   80      Crofter
    Catherine   Do         Wife         Mar      81      Do  Wife
    Mary        Do         daur         unm      35   Gen Serv (Dom)
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household is on page 15 of Enumeration District #1. Roderick marked as born at Ullapool, the other two as at Lochbroom.

    In the 1881 census these three were at Polglass 81-19.

    Mary marries in 1895 to Alexander McKenzie, a son of Duncan McKenzie and Ann McKenzie, Duncan's second wife as a Widow is in the previous Household, Polglass 91-63. Alexander and his first wife were gt-gt-grandparents of Cela Beale in New Zealand (CONTACT INFO).

    Roderick's death is registered as 15 March, 1904 at Polglass, aged 98 years, "Widower of Catherine Campbell", his parents having been Duncan MacKenzie and Ann, maiden surname unknown to the Informant, his son-in-law, Alexander MacKenzie.


    Polglass 91-65

    
    Kenneth Campbell       Head         Mar   55      Crofter & Fisherman
    Mary     Do            Wife         Mar      54
    Christina  Do          daur         unm      16   Crofters daur
    John       Do          son                13      Scholar
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household is on page 15 of Enumeration District #1. All were marked as born at Lochbroom.

    In the 1881 census this family was at Polglass 81-.


    Polglass 91-66

    
    John Williamson        Lodger       Mar   44      Hawker
    Thomas     Do            Do         Mar   32        Do
    William Stewart          Do         unm   23        Do
    George Williamson        Do         unm   22        Do
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household is on page 15 of Enumeration District #1. John noted as born at Sutherland, Tongue, Thomas at Inverness, Badenoch, William at Aberdeen, Huntly, and George at Canada.


    Polglass 91-67

    
    Donald McLeod          Head         Mar   64      Crofter & Fisherman
    Chaterine  Do          Wife         Mar      56       Do  Wife
    Murdo      Do          Son          Mar   29      Crofters Son
                         -- page break --
    Bella McLeod           daurinlaw    Mar      27   Crofter's son's Wife
    William McLeod         son          unm   27      Blacksmith
    Alexander  Do          son          unm   25      Fisherman
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household is on pages 15 and 16 of Enumeration District #1. All were marked as born at Lochbroom, except Bella at Ross, Beauly.

    Have not yet identified this family In the 1881 census.


    Polglass 91-68

    
    Murdoch McLeod         Head         Mar   65      Crofter
    Bella     Do           Wife         Do       36      Do   Wife
    Hugh      Do           Son                12      Scholar
    Murdo     Do           Son                10        Do
    Christina  Do          daur                   8     Do
    Donald     Do          Son                 5
    Duncan     Do          Son                 2
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household is on page 16 of Enumeration District #1. All were marked as born at Lochbroom.

    In the 1881 census this family was at Polglass 81-21.


    Polglass 91-69

    
    Kenneth McLeod         Head         Unm   49      Crofter
    Flora     Do           Sister       Unm      51       Do  Sister
    Betsy     Do           Sister       Unm      40   Retired Dairy maid
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household is on page 16 of Enumeration District #1. All were marked as born at Lochbroom.

    In the 1881 census this Kenneth and Flora were at Polglass 81-23.


    Polglass 91-70

    
    Roderick Stewart       Head         Widr  65      Crofter
    Donald       Do        Son          Unm   18          Do   Son
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household is on page 16 of Enumeration District #1. All were marked as born at Lochbroom.

    In the 1881 census this family was at Polglass 81-25.


    Polglass 91-71

    
    Roderick McKenzie      Head         Mar   56      Retired Fisherman
    Mordina     Do         Wife         Mar      61
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household is on page 16 of Enumeration District #1, address as "Brae Polglass". Both marked as born at Lochbroom.

    In the 1881 census this couple with three children were at Badenscallie 81-27, all previous censuses had them at Polglass, probably they had not moved in 1881, but rather the enumerator then considered the location as Badenscallie.


    Polglass 91-72

    
    Catherine Stewart      Head         Unm      56   Formerly Crofter
    Christina   Do.        Niece        Unm      35   Dress Maker
    James McDonald         Nephew       Unm   29      Gen Lab.
    Murdo Campbell         Nephew              5
    Christina Bruce        Boarder      Unm      22   School Teacher
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household is on page 16 of Enumeration District #1. All were marked as born at Lochbroom, except Christina was born at Tongue in SutherlandShire.

    This family was in the 1881 census at Polglass 81-13.


    Polglass 91-73

    
    Thomas McKenzie        Head         Unm   45      Woolen Weaver
    Alexander Do           Brother      Unm   48      Pauper
    John      Do           Nephew       Unm   26      Woolen Weaver
    
    Notes on this Household:

    This Household is on page 16 of Enumeration District #1, address as "Loch Polglass". Alexander noted as "Imbecile". Thomas and Alexander marked as born at Lochbroom, John at Sutherland, Tarbet.

    In the 1881 census Thomas with elderly parents and other relatives was at Polglass 81-18.

    Margaret, mother of Thomas and Alexander, is in this census at Polglass 91-63


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