Associated People: MacArthur, Mr Alexander, Balinoe (1855 - 1927)

2012.61.1

Scanned letter from Mary F MacArthur, Balinoe, to Lorraine Fletcher, Oregon, 1976

Printed scan of handwritten letter from Mary F MacArthur, Balinoe, to Lorraine Fletcher, Oregon, dated 1976, and emailed information regarding the family trees of both correspondents from Glenda Franklin, Canada, dated 27/3/2012 and Louise MacDougall 28/3/12. Includes a family tree for Hugh MacArthur & Mary MacLean of Sandaig and the death certificate for Alexander MacArthur (1855-1927). Mary MacArthur is descended from Donald `the Pilot` MacLean, and has links to Flo and Andy Straker`s MacArthur line.

2000.7.2.1

Magazine articles `Tiree Portfolio` and `Gott Bay Pier, Isle of Tiree` from Caledonian MacBrayne staff magazine `Brayne Waves`, 1997

(1) `Tiree Portfolio` was written with contributions from Hector MacPhail and records which boats served Tiree, their captains, cargo handling methods, and improvements at the Pier, (2) `Gott Bay Pier, Isle of Tiree` was written by Alexander MacArthur, (Balemartine) who worked on the SS Hebrides. He gives an account of cargo handling including cattle and vehicles.