Township: Gott

Map Reference: Gott l

Name Type: house


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Henderson, an electrician from Glasgow, built this tin shed which was later owned by Archie Livingstone, a plumber from Tobermory. It was later dismantled and sold to the father of Mona MacLean in Scarinish [possibly becoming the shop] - DMcI.

Marion Livingston from Earnal walked to Scarinish post office every day in WW2 to see if there was any news of her son Malcolm, who was at sea. He was torpedoed four times. Mary MacKinnon, Parkhouse,12/2007.

Quintin McGill Henderson was born in Glasgow 1862. He worked as an electrical engineer. He retired around 1927 was last on the electoral roll for his home in Glasgow in 1928-29. In summer of 1929 he is recorded as living at Ernal, Scarinish, Isle of Tyree. Quintin died on 7 April 1934 at his daughter's home in Glasgow. His second wife was Mary Ann Grant Callan, born in 1875 in Glasgow. She died in 1933 (information from his granddaughter Sheena Peckham).

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Languages : Gaelic, English

Informants: Donald MacIntyre, Gott, 12/1995