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Mark Hughes Braide

Epithet: Manx Gaelic speaker and official Tynwald translator (1910-1996)

Record type: Biographies

Biography: Mark Braide was one of the band of ‘Musketeers’ who had a passion for learning the Manx language from the last native speakers. Leslie Quirk remembers him as a very hard worker and extremely competent. His practical skills with typing and the tape recorders were invaluable to Yn Cheshaght Ghailckagh in later years when they began to record native Manx speakers for their own archives.

Gender: Male

Date of death: 1996


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