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Carloway Historical Society

Carloway Historical Society museum

About

Carloway Historical Society was formed in 1987 and covers the area from Tolsta Chaloais to Dalmore and is based in the old school canteen at Carloway Primary School.  Access is by appointment.

The historical society collects artefacts, archives, photographs and information relating to the area with collections including croft histories and oral history recordings.

A yearly magazine is published entitled ‘Sop às gach Seid.’  Other publications include a local telephone directory, local history leaflets and walks. 

Archive collections

  • Croft histories and genealogies
  • Oral history recordings
  • Photographs
  • Bàrdachd
  • News cuttings

Contacts

Museum/archive address

Old School Canteen, Carloway School, Lewis

Opening times

By appointment

Contact

Iain Macarthur

Telephone

01851 643268

Email

carlowayhistorical@hotmail.com

Geographic coverage

Dalmore, Park Carloway, Upper Carloway, Doune, Tolsta Chaolais, Garenin, Borrowston, Knock, Kirvick

 

 

Carloway Harbour Trust letter

 

 

 

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