One of Iain Se˛ldair's daughters, Effie, married an Angus MacDonald from
Bernera. Theirs was a whirlwind `romance' - the young man, having heard
Iain Se˛ldair's fine daughters, contrived to fall into the burn at
This provided him with an excuse to call at the MacArthurs and he was so
smitten by Effie that he proposed on the spot!
It is doubtful if any of the girls would have attended school; certainly
Mary registered her father's death in 1900 she had to record her name
with an X.