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John MacDonald of Ferintosh (1779-1849)

1779 - 1849

Arriving on St Kilda, MacDonald’s journal describes the two-mile walk to the village and welcome afforded him. ‘I had no sooner got my foot on St Kilda ground’, he writes, ‘than I trust I was enabled to praise the Lord for his great goodness in preserving me on the mighty waters, and bringing me to my much-wished for destination; and also to pray that, having so far made my journey prosperous, he would crown with much success the object of my mission’.