Norman MacLeod
b: 6 SEP 1920
!BIOGRAPHY: BURKE''S LANDED GENTRY, Eighteenth Edition, Vol. II, London,
1969, pp. 417, 418.
Norman MacLeod of Suardal, of Suardal House, Dunvegan, Isle of Skye,
Lieut. R.N.R., mem. Cttee. of the Baronage of Scotland, Housemasater of
the Caffinites, Durham Sch. 1953-68, officially recognised by the Lord
Lyon in the name of MacLeod of Suardal and matric. arms 11 Jan. 1961, b.
6 Sept. 1920, educ. Strathallan Sch., Edinburgh Univ., and Lincoln Coll.
Oxford (B.A.(, m. 2 Sept, 1948, Sheila Mary, only dau. of Robert Maclagan
Gorrie, D.Sc., F.R.S. (Edin.), Conservator of Forests, and had issue.
!SOURCE: Rev. Dr. Donald MacKinnon and Alick Morrison, THE MACLEODS --
THE GENEALOGY OF A CLAN, Section III, "MacLeod Cadet Families",
Edinburgh, The Clan MacLeod Society, 1970, pp. 55-56.
Norman was born on 6th September 1920. Educated at Glasgow
Academy and Strathallan School; Edinburgh University and Lincoln
College, Oxford; M.A. (Oxon.). During the Second World War he served in
the Royal Navy in H.M.S. Glengyle, H.M. Destroyer Marne and H. M. Cruiser
Diadem, taking part in Commando raids on Bardia and Litani River, Syria;
the evacuations of Greece and Crete; Malta and Russian convoys; the
Dieppe Raid and the North Africa Invasion; operations in the Dodecanese
and off the west coast of Italy and the bombardments of Rhodes, La
Spezia and Genoa. Leading Seaman 1944; Lieutenant R.N.R. History Master
at Durham School since 1950 and House Master of the Caffinites Durham
School 1953-68. Committee of the Baronage of Scotland 1963.
Norman was granted Suardal, the ancient home of his family, by Feu
Charter from the 28th Chief, Dame Flora MacLeod of MacLeod, in 1959,
and matriculated his Arms in the Public Register of All Arms and
Bearings in Scotland (Volume 43, folio 139) of Date 11th January 1961,
Court of the Lord Lyon, Edinburgh.
He married on 2nd September 1948, Sheila Mary, educated at
Cheltenham Ladies College and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art,
daughter of Robert Maclagan Gorrie, Esq., D.Sc., Conservator of Forests,
Indian Forests Service (whose Arms are recorded in the Public Register
of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland, Folio No. 44/107 of date 30th May
1962, Court of the Lord Lyon, Edinburgh, and Sydney Grace, daughter of
Bailie Arthur Blake Easterbrook, Edinburgh, and his wife Grace Monteath
Cameron, with issue.
  • 6 SEP 1920 - Birth -
  • Nobility Title - VII of Suardal
Norman MacLeod
9 JAN 1873 - 26 JAN 1942
Norman MacLeod
6 SEP 1920 -
Family Group Sheet - Child
PARENT (M) Norman MacLeod
Birth9 JAN 1873Dundee,,Scotland,United Kingdom
Death26 JAN 1942
Marriageto Mary Campbell Faill
PARENT (F) Mary Campbell Faill
Marriageto Norman MacLeod
MNorman MacLeod
Birth6 SEP 1920
Marriage2 SEP 1948to Sheila Mary Gorrie
FMary Lyon Campbell MacLeod
Birth8 NOV 1907
Marriage21 JUN 1934to Frederick Nevill Davidson Kelly
Family Group Sheet - Spouse
PARENT (M) Norman MacLeod
Birth6 SEP 1920
Marriage2 SEP 1948to Sheila Mary Gorrie
FatherNorman MacLeod
MotherMary Campbell Faill
PARENT (F) Sheila Mary Gorrie
Marriage2 SEP 1948to Norman MacLeod
FatherRobert Maclagan Gorrie
MotherSydney Grace Easterbrook
MDonald MacLeod
Birth7 APR 1950
MTorquil Robert MacLeod
Birth8 APR 1953
MRoderick Norman MacLeod
Birth19 DEC 1956
MCharles Angus MacLeod
Birth5 JAN 1963
FJanet Mary MacLeod
Birth8 JAN 1958
Descendancy Chart
Norman MacLeod b: 6 SEP 1920
Donald MacLeod b: 7 APR 1950
Torquil Robert MacLeod b: 8 APR 1953
Roderick Norman MacLeod b: 19 DEC 1956
Charles Angus MacLeod b: 5 JAN 1963
Janet Mary MacLeod b: 8 JAN 1958