Part-time dancing master from Dunragit (1887- ). He had originally learned to dance from Professor McQuiston, but subsequently, in about 1897 he learned from Peter Marshall with whom he went into partnership for a short while but this ceased in 1914.

The solo dances he learned from Peter Marshall (McQuiston taught no solos) were:

Gille Calum
Highland Fling – partial notation provided
Liverpool Hornpipe – full notation provided
Seann Truibhas

Information derived from an interview by Tom Flett with Thomas Shanks on 28/8/1959.