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Bunessan Guestbook

About the Bunessan Guestbook

This is our new guestbook, through which we wish to link all those from the Ross of Mull and Iona worldwide, and those who care about them. Entries can be in English or Gaelic. The site is pre-moderated, so your message will not appear instantly. Normally next day, Gaelic speaker being available. ... [more]

05/08/2004

Grahams of Bunessan

14 Country: USA Enquiry: I am a descendant of Margaret and John Graham who were transmigrated from Ardnacross to Ardtun in 1791 by Duke of Argyll. John became the schoolmaster in Bunessan and died there while Margaret and some of her kids, including Alexander Graham immigrated to Canada and eventually settled in East Tilbury, Kent, Ontario, Canada. There is a tombstone in Stewart Cemetery d ... [more]

17/03/2015

Angela Seeks Help

13 My name is Angela de Bruin and I am a PhD student at the University of Edinburgh, investigating the effects of bilingualism and ageing. For my project, I am looking for volunteers on Mull who are 60 years or older and who would be willing to take part in my study. This study takes approximately 1.5 hours and looks at cognitive control (i.e., memory, attention, language). I am mainly look ... [more]

17/07/2014

Thanks to the Minister in Iona Church

12 Country: United States Enquiry: I just wanted to say thank you to whomever it was who ministered to the Iona church on May 8th of this year. I have been meaning to send a thank-you card for months, but never got around to it. I visited the Isle of Mull in Scotland this year for the first time (from U.S)and fell in love. Then I experienced a lovely perfect visit to the Iona parish on Mothe ... [more]

28/10/2011

Hugh Campbell of Bunessan Inn

11 Country: Australia Enquiry: I am researching Hugh Campbell, who was the innkeeper at the Bunessan Inn, according to the 1851 and 1861 censuses. He also owned 500 acres of land - quite a lot in those days. He was born in Glenorchy parish in 1804 (near Dalmally). He had a nephew, Alexander Campbell, staying with him in 1851, and another relative, Archibald Campbell (his father?) staying wi ... [more]

08/09/2011

Duncan MacLean of Shiaba

10 Country: Scotland Enquiry: Does anyone have information about the family of Duncan McLean and Catherine Boyd from Shiaba. Their daughter Hannah was my great-grandmother. She married Peter Wilson in Cardross, Dunbartonshire in 1867. The last info before that is the family on the 1841 census at Shiaba. Name: Maureen Walker Email: maureen.walker54@btinternet.com ... [more]

19/12/2010

Beaton and McCormick Families

09 Country: Scotland Comments: As well as trying to trace the Beaton side of my family I am also looking for information about my grandmother's brothers. She was Justina McCormick and her family were quarriers. She had a sister Margaret who I know about but I think she also had two brothers John and Joseph. I would be grateful for information about them or any other members of the the family ... [more]

07/10/2007

McPhails of Bunessan and Kilfinichen

08 Country: Scotland; Comments: I have just found out that most of my Granda Donalds grandparents on his mother's side are all from Bunessan/Kilfinichen areas. It starts with his grandfather Donald McPhail born in 1861 to Donald McPhail(Oct 1831 Kilfinichen) and Annie Addison, then Donald McPhail (Oct 1831) was born to Donald McPhail (1791 Kilfinichen - died 1851 Braemenoir, Ardtun) and Isab ... [more]

14/09/2007

McGillivrays and Charles Gray Can you help?

07 country: AUSTRALIA comments: Looking for any information on my Grand Father CHARLES GRAY Born 1880 to ROBERT GRAY and ELIZABETH HALL Glasgow. I believe he was looked after by the McGillivray family and was listed in the 1891 Census Iona. Does anyone know about this family.? Dorothy Smith (patbob2@optusnet.com.au) ... [more]

27/10/2006

Campbells & Fletchers from Creich

06 country: Australia comments: My ggrandfather Donald Francis Campbell was born in Bunessan in 1838. His father was Hector Francis Campbell bn 1806 and his mother was Catherine Fletcher from Creich. Hector's father was Ronald Campbell(Argyllshire Militia)from Creich who married Marion Mclean. Hector and his family left Mull in 1849 for Glenelg, Grey County, Ontario Canada. They later ... [more]

17/08/2006

Beatons of Pottie - Can you help?

05 country: Scotland comments: I am looking for information about my father's family to complete my family tree. He was John McCormick Beaton, born at Pottie in 1912, the family left Mull around 1919 I think. I can trace most of his brothers and sisters except two, Ann born in 1887 and Annie born in 1900. "Sheena Allan" allan@allan7675.freeserve.co.uk ... [more]

01/08/2006

Welcome for the Bunessan Guestbook in Gaelic

01. Scottish Borders comments: Gur math a thid dhuibh - agus tha mi an dchas gum bi trr Gidhlig air an duileig seo! Priscilla Scott ... [more]

05/08/2004

McCormacks of Creich

04 country: Scotland comments: I am looking for any information about Marion Jane Dickson McCormack and Thomas McCormack who lived with a Mrs Margaret McCormack from at least 1922 in Ardighlas, Cr ... [more]

15/04/2006

Fergusons from the Ross of Mull

03. country: Canada comments: I am hoping to trace the Scottish origins of Hugh Ferguson (1759-1841) and his wife Ann McKinnon (born ~1780), who emigrated with their family from Scotland (Tobermor ... [more]

03/09/2005

McKinnons of Mull

02. country: Canada comments: Just checking - looking for McKinnons from Isle of Mull Scotland. My relatives came to Canada in 1830 to Nova Scotia. Donald & Effie McKinnon and family settle ... [more]

30/10/2004

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