Gigha's population has steadily declined from around 600 in the early 1800's to our present day 165 residents. The most common surnames on the island during the 1800's and 1900's were: MacNeill, Galbreath, Smith, McDonald, McQuilkan (later Anglicised to Wilkieson), Graham, Brown, McConnachie, McGugan, McSporran, Henderson, Wotherspoon and McMillan.
We have a copy of this census and have now made it available on here.
Scottish Wills www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk (pay site)
Argyll Links www.genealogylinks.net
Other Sites www.theargyllcolonyplus.org
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