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TITLE
Macpherson family on board the S.S. Sheila
EXTERNAL ID
HCD00185
PLACENAME
Kyle of Lochalsh
DISTRICT
South West Ross
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Lochalsh
PERIOD
1920s
CREATOR
Duncan Macpherson
SOURCE
Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre
ASSET ID
11913
KEYWORDS
Macpherson family
steamer
S.S. Sheila
children
Kyleakin
Macpherson family on board the S.S. Sheila

Mrs Margaret Macpherson, wife of the photographer and chemist Duncan Macpherson, had a sister in Stornoway. When visiting her, the family travelled by steamer from Kyle of Lochalsh. In this photograph, Mrs Macpherson, with her children Mary and Neil, are accompanied by another of Margaret's sisters, Chrissie, who taught in Perthshire at the time. The S.S. Sheila, built for MacBrayne's in 1904, crossed the Minch between Kyle and Stornoway carrying freight and passengers, until she ran aground in 1927. The village of Kyleakin on Skye is visible in the background


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Macpherson family on board the S.S. Sheila

ROSS: Lochalsh

1920s

Macpherson family; steamer; S.S. Sheila; children; Kyleakin

Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre

Duncan Macpherson (photographs)

Mrs Margaret Macpherson, wife of the photographer and chemist Duncan Macpherson, had a sister in Stornoway. When visiting her, the family travelled by steamer from Kyle of Lochalsh. In this photograph, Mrs Macpherson, with her children Mary and Neil, are accompanied by another of Margaret's sisters, Chrissie, who taught in Perthshire at the time. The S.S. Sheila, built for MacBrayne's in 1904, crossed the Minch between Kyle and Stornoway carrying freight and passengers, until she ran aground in 1927. The village of Kyleakin on Skye is visible in the background <br /> <br /> <br /> This image can be purchased.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email<br /> <a href= "mailto: skyeandlochalsh.archives@highlifehighland.com" >Skye and Lochalsh Archives</a><br />