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3 and 4 star self-catering accommodation in Colonsay

Cill a' Rubha Cottage, Uragaig - sleeps 4-6

Longfield House, Port Mor - sleeps 4-6

Phoebe Lodge, Scalasaig - ideal for couples, short breaks, walkers

Colonsay Bookshop

Colonsay Census Page, 1841 - 1911

Colonsay Beach-cleaning Project

Colonsay Family History Resources - includes Old Parish Register and all Graveyard Inscriptions

Colonsay Genealogy Notes and Queries - share with other researchers

Colonsay Flora and Fauna - a brief introduction by a local resident

Colonsay Glebe Project - 30 acres at Scalasaig, a wildlife haven open to all

Finlay of Colonsay, Stalker to Campbell of Islay - speculation as to his identity

Colonsay and its Ships - a brief review

Human History of Colonsay

Colonsay Kindred, October 2014 - the 1911 Census, a McNeill photograph album, Duncan Ban McNeill obituary etc.

Colonsay One-Name Index - links to information about specific families

The Colonsay Register - a list of known Colonsay residents and emigrants pre-1910 to mutually assist researchers

The Old Parish Register - Baptisms, Marriages and Deaths 1796 - 1855

Colonsay Property Sales - sale prices as recorded in the public register

Colonsay Cornucopia September 2014

 

Useful Links

Colonsay Genealogy Concentrates upon BMD, Census returns and family history of Colonsay
Colonsay Community Site General site that includes useful information by RCAHM and about post-1688 religion
Colonsay & Oronsay Heritage Trust Organisation with aims as per its name
Independent accommodation in Colonsay Properties managed by K & C Byrne, owners of this site
House of Lochar, Publishers Colonsay bookshop (owned by K & C Byrne) includes many local titles
Transport and Guiding Kevin Byrne offers limited guiding and transport services in Colonsay
Shipping Lists Excellent shipping lists to Prince Edward Island
Ontario Cemeteries Includes Pioneer Cemeteries in Bruce County etc.
Colonsay Kindred, October 2014 McNeill portraits 1880 - 1914; Colonsay census 1911; Duncan Ban Obituary etc.
The Byrnes and the O'Byrnes History of an ancient Irish family, published in Colonsay
The Inveraray Inn Magnificent 18th century Inn on the shores of Loch Fyne, owned by a Colonsay family
The Best Western Crianlarich Hotel Historic Inn midway between Glasgow and Oban, owned by the Byrne family, Colonsay
Glen Bruar B&B Crianlarich A splendid Arts and Crafts house offering B & B, owned by the Byrne family, Colonsay