Colour photograph of L-R: Iain MacKinnon, Hillcrest, Balephetrish, and John Holliday ready to set sail in a ‘Heron’ sailing boat in Scarinish Harbour at the 1988 Tiree Regatta.
Colour photograph of Dr John Holliday (b. 1954), Tiree GP during 1988-2014, in the ‘Ròs’, a traditional dipping lug sail boat at the 1988 Tiree Regatta.
Hardback book ‘Audur’ by Vilborg Davidsdottir, 2009. The novel follows a Viking girl, Audur, from her childhood on Tiree to Iceland. Signed by the author “To John Holliday with warm regards from Iceland! 2 July 2018”. Includes some Norse names for places in Tiree, Dublin and the rest of the British Isles. Entirely in the Icelandic language.
Two pellets of a bird of prey found behind the old garage at Crossapol in May 2018.
Fosslised bivalve seashell in a piece of worked flint found in a sand blowout at Balephuil.
Audio cassette recording of a BBC Scotland radio interview, 1988, with Dr John Holliday on being a doctor on Tiree and with Aborigines in Australia.
Handwritten invoice and receipt for fencing material from West Highland Crofters and Farmers Ltd (Scarinish) to Dr John Holliday, Baugh, 1989.
Cross-section of a hawthorn tree from Glac nan Smeur / Hollow of the Brambles, on the side of Beinn Hynish, Balephuil. There are about 80 rings, suggesting that the tree is still producing new stems. Planted in 1803, it remains the oldest tree on Tiree. Hawthorn can live for 500 years.
Lump of iron ore found in Barrapol at NL 958 432, by Dr John Holliday in 2017.