Projects

We work in partnership with Universities and other bodies on specific projects.
Presently we are involved in the Clan Mackenzie/Seaforth Project with Clan Mackenzie, UHI, and the Royal Regiment of Scotland. This involves researching the history of the Mackenzie’s who came to Lewis in 1610 and shortly afterward established a stronghold in our locality at Loch Seaforth – and thereafter created the Seaforth Regiment.

Community Inclusion Project

The Kinloch Community Inclusion Project was set up to address the factors surrounding social isolation in the area. Social Isolation is when someone experiences a complete or near-complete lack of contact between themselves and their community.

Clan Mackenzie / Seaforth Project

The project seeks to research, document, and highlight this important period in the area’s history and use the information to create a unique visitor attraction, in an area that is rurally isolated.

Other Services

The Society is active in promoting the heritage and genealogy of the Kinloch area, by researching, recording, and conserving the oral history, oral tradition, heritage, genealogy, and culture of the area. Additionally, we provide the following: