The Glen Moidart Papers
Clanranald Estate Rentals 1825


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                                                                                                                                                                No 420

MGI  Vol 559 RANALD

EXERPTS (shewing McDonald entries) from RENTAL of CLANRANALD’S Estates of ARISAIG, MOIDART, EIGG AND CANNA, at Martinmas 1825, certified by Duncan Shaw, factor to the Estate, and made out shewing the Estate as allocated for sale.

LOT 1 – PART OF ARISAIG

Borrodale and Glenbiesdale

Mamie, Upper and Lower

Arnapools, and Brae-

Borrodale                                               Endurance of Leases

                John McDonald Esq.           Whit.1817 – Whit. 1836                                       £200

Craigmore              “                              Year to year                                                     £  27.   2.   .

Drumdarroch          “                                “                                                                     £  40.   0.   .

Guidale  John McDonald                           “                                                                     £    6.   0.   .

                Alexander McDonald                “                                                                     £    6.   0.   .

                Ludovick McDonald                  “                                                                     £    6.   0.   .

                Ranald McDonald                     “                                                                     £    6.   0.   .

Rhu, Duchamis, Torbea, and

Argasick

                Arch. McDonald Esq. of Rhue  Whit. 1821 – Whit. 1836                              £270.    0.   .

Back of Keppoch

                Alexander McDonald          Year to year                                                       £    4.    0.   .

Lachlan McDonald                                 “                                                                     £    6.    0.   .

Kinloid   Rev, John McDonald                 “                                                                     £    5.    0.   .

                Ranald McDonald                   “                                                                     £    5.    0.   .

                Donald McDonald                  “                                                                     £    5.    0.  6.

LOT 2 – PART OF ARISAIG

Ranachan and Moy

                Col. McDonald (one of the Rhue family)

                                                     Year to year                                                           £   66.   13.   4.

Kinlochaileart

                John & R. McDonald             “                                                                     £   42.    0.     .

Lower Polnish

                Don. & Alex McDonald          “                                                                     £   26.    1.     .

Penmeanach*

                Angus McDonald                  “                                                                     £    3.    4.      6.

                John, R. & D. McDonald        “                                                                     £  20. 19.      6.

                Ranald McDonald                 “                                                                     £    6.  19.    10.

Feorlindow*

                John McDonald                     “                                                                     £  11.    0.  6.

                John & Dug. McDonald          “                                                                     £    2.  17.  9.

                Widow McDonald                  “                                                                     £    5.  15.  6.

*Came from Ghaotal, Arisaig –or Guidale

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Mullochbuy

                Angus McDonald                  “                                                                     £    8.  18.   .

Camisroe

                R. & A. McDonald                 “                                                                     £    9.    6.  8.

MOIDART, included in LOT II

Irine and western

part of Allisary

                Capt. Ranald McDonald (son of Hugh of Galmisdale, Eigg & nephew of Andrew of Georgetown P.E.I.)

                                                   Whit 1821 – 34                                                      £234.    0.   .

Glenuig  Ewen McDonald                    “                                                                     £    6.  15.  6.

           John McDonald or McVarich     “                                                                     £    6.  15.  6.

           Norman McDonald                   “                                                                     £    6.  15.  6.

           Donald McDonald                    “                                                                     £    6.  15.  6.

           Archibald McDonald1               “                                                                     £  10.    3.  3.

           Ranald McDonald2                   “                                                                     £    6.  15.  6.

           Allan McDonald  junior2            “                                                                    £    6.  15.  6.

           Ranald McDonald2                   “                                                                     £    3.    7.  9.

Smerisary              

           Marion McDonald’s heirs          “                                                                     £    2.  10.  9.

           John McDonald junior              “                                                                     £    5.    1.  6.

           Angus McDonald                     “                                                                     £    5.    1.  6.

Eignaig   John McDonald                    “                                                                     £    8.      .    .

           Donald McDonald                    “                                                                     £  25.      .    .

Eigg

Kildonan, and parts

and portions of

Cleadale and others

annexed Miss Ann McDonald          Whit. 1818 – 1837                                           £200.    0.   .

Laig and Lower

Gruiline  Allan McDonald                  1821 – 1824                                                   £  96.    2.  6.

Mill of Eigg

                Angus McDonald                      Year to year                                           £    5.      .    .

Cleadell  Hugh McDonald                           “                                                           £    8.  16.    .

                Donald McDonald                       “                                                           £  11.    4.    .

                Rodk. McDonald or McIsaac        “                                                           £    5.  12.  6.

                Angus McDonald                         “                                                           £    3.  12.  6.

                Angus McDonald                         “                                                           £    5.  12.  6.

                Hugh McDonald                           “                                                           £  11.    4.    .

                Rev. Anthony McDonald            “                                                              £    6.      .    .

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Sand Island

                Miss Ann McDonald          Expiry of Leases 1827                                      £  16.    6.   6.

                Alexander McDonald                                                                                 £  14.    6.     .

                Norman McDonald                                                                                     £         16.   8.

                John McDonald                                                                                          £    1.  13.   4.

There are regular leases duly executed in favour of John McDonald of the farm of Borrodale and Glenbisdale,Mamie, Upper and Lower Arnapools and Braeborrodale, and Miss Ann McDonald for Kildonan;  and there are drafts of leases in favour of Allan McDonald of the farm of Laig and Lower Gruiline, - to Captain Ranald McDonald of the lands of Irine, and part of Allisary, - to John McDonald of Rhue, the lands of Rhue, Duchamis, Torbea, and Ardgassick.

State of Teinds and other burdens of the various Lots.

By decree of valuation, dated 13th February, 1872, at the instance of John McDonald of Clanranald, the rent, stock, and teind of Moidart is £212  7  ., but from which falls to be deducted those lands sold by the trustees of Clanranald to Mr McDonald of Glenalladale and others.

1  Probably came to Keppoch Antigonish ????? 1856

2 Some of these came to Pleasant Valley – Antigonish 1843

                                                No 432

Continuation of the above:

[Many of these appear to be in Morar – JD]

Alex Gillies                                         Ardglass

Euen Gillies                                           Do.

Angus Gillies                                         Do.

Donald McDonald                               Clathaig

Rory McDonald                                      Do.

Rory McDonald                                   Poluskinnan and

                                                                Refern.  (in South Morar)

Donald Gillies                                       Inverosie

John Gillies                                           Do.

Angus Gillies                                        Do.

Finlay Gillies                                         Do.

John McDonald                                   Oban (South Morar)

John Gillies                                         Torrary

Ronald McDonald                               Forsay and Irine – Roshven

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