When Isabella McDonald left Gigha with her siblings and parents, Donald and Margaret, they were planning a life in the new world. Some family stories say they were bound for New Zealand, others for Canada. But the mainland of Argyll was as far as they got. The youngest children succumbed to cholera and so the family remained in Tarbert where they lived as crofters in Baluachdrach, and Donald became a Tarbert fisherman. For more, see the other pages from the drop down menu under “Tarbert”.