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Mackay (Aberach)

George Mackay [d1840], of the Aberach Mackay family, tenanted the farm of Arichliney, Kildonan, until he was evicted in 1813 and moved to Wick. He and his wife, Catherine (Kitty) Mackay [b31 Dec 1769], had seven sons and three daughters. Of these children:

  • Robert died unmarried in Demerara in 1829
  • William, a planter in Demerara, was lost at sea in 1841 on the India, burnt off the coast of Brazil
  • James dies unmarried in Demerara in 1829

Another brother, Hugh, died in Jamaica in 1815

See: The Book of Mackay p250.

Handlist of the Glynne-Gladstone Mss in St. Deiniol's Library, Hawarden
Probate of the will of Robert Mackay of Demerara, British Guiana, planter, with power of attorney relating. 1852-3 (2 items).

burial ground, according to local tradition, of the aberach mackays, in strathnaver.

According to local tradition, the burial ground of the Aberach Mackays, in Strathnaver, Sutherland.


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