Biography - Roderick MacKinnon

Full Name - Roderick MacKinnon
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Patronymic Name - Ruairidh Iain Bhàin
Gender - Male

Year of Birth - 1858
Year of Death - 1944

Native Area
County - Inverness-shire
Island - Barra
Parish - Barra
Village/Town - Bruernish

Biography - 1858-1944
Born and raised in Bruernish, Barra. He was a crofter and fisherman who knew a large number of songs, recorded frequently by John Lorne Campbell who describes him in his book 'Gaelic Folksongs from the Isle of Barra'. Father of Captain Donald Joseph (an Iòsag) (ID 519) and uncle of Miss Janet MacKinnon (ID 4816).

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