Gigha's population has steadily declined from around 600 in the early 1800's to our present day 170 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.
Gigha Census Information
Other Genealogy Sites
Scottish Wills www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk (pay site)
Argyll Links www.genealogylinks.net
Other Sites www.theargyllcolonyplus.org
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