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Courtesy OfRoddie Macpherson
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Christina Macrae, s. Alex. Macdonald, s. Duncan.

Erected by the family/in fond remembrance/of their father/ALEXANDER MACDONALD/of Vallay/who died at Uig/on 18 September 1849/aged 61 years.


also in memory of/CHRISTINA BETHUNE/their grandmother/relict of/Capt. DUNCAN MACRAE/late of/the 78th Highlanders/who died at Uig/on 8th November 1949/aged 73 years.


and also in memory of/DUNCAN/their brother/who died at Linicro/23rd October 1839/aged 12 years.
Picture Added on 17 July 2014.


Alexander MacDonald was my great-great-great-grandfather. His son, Alexander Ewen MacDonald born Skye 1828 - emigrated to Victoria Australia. His wife, Catherine (nee Grant) whom he married in 1856. I am descended from their son, William Donald Stuart MacDonald, who at the time of his death on 31 August 1920 was Leader of the Opposition in New Zealand.
Added by Mary Hall on 23 June 2018.

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