Associated People: MacKinnon, Captain Donald, Heanish (1827 - 1867)

2000.67.2

Audio cassette recording of a ceilidh with Angus and Nella Munn, Neil and Vivienne Johnston and Dr John Holliday in 2000.

Angus Munn and Neil Johnston talk about electrician and builder Angus MacRae who was the first man to install TVs in Tiree and had a shop in Baugh, the inebriate MacEwan who was a professional golfer, the 18-hole golf course in Scarinish, the crofts in Heanish, Angus’s relations in Heanish, Captain MacKinnon’s relationship to the Nisbets, John Munn and his shop and horse-drawn van, the puffer Mary & Effie unloading at Port a’ Mhuilinn and the fishing boats that used to sail from this harbour.

1998.182.7

Photocopied page of newspaper cuttings about the clippers `Taeping`, `Ariel` and `Serica`, and the China Tea Race of 1866.

(1) Letter to the editor of the Glasgow Herald, 1963, by Donald B MacCulloch of Glasgow, about the cause of death of the Taeping`s captain, Donald MacKinnon, and other information about his family. Letter to the editor of the Glasgow Herald by John Graham of Troon with extracts from the logs of the `Taeping`, `Ariel` and `Serica`, and other information about the tea clippers. (2) Article in the Glasgow Herald, 1963, about about The Great China Tea Clipper Race of 1866 won by Captain Donald MacKinnon of Heanish. (3) Oban Times article of 13/5/1965 about the China Clipper Race of 1886 by Neil Brown.

1998.44.7

Township history for Heanish researched and written by Hector MacPhail.

Information about the MacKinnons in Heanish.

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1997.235.1

Audio cassette recording of Seumas na Croige with Alan Boyd.

Alan Boyd talks to James MacDonald (Seumas na Croige) of West Hynish about his sea-faring days and being shipwrecked in World War I, his schooldays at Balemartine School, the people of West Hynish and Bail’ Ur, their nicknames and genealogy, fishing and different types of seaweed, thatched houses, healing powers, Captain Donald MacKinnon of the Great China Tea Race, and place-names in Balephuil and West Hynish. Gàidhlig neo-mhodail: Tha Ailean Bòid a’ bruidhinn ri Seumas Mac Dhòmhnaill (Seumas na Croige) as na Cùiltean mu na làithean aige aig fairge agus mar a chaidh am bàta air an robh e air na sgeirean ’sa Cheud Chogadh, làithean sgoile ann am Baile Mhàrtainn, muinntir nan Cùiltean agus am Bail’ Ùr, a far-ainm agus an sloinneadh aca, iasgach, deifir sheòrsa feamainn, taighean tugha, comasan leigheis, an sgiobair Dòmhnall Mac Fhionghainn, fear Reis Mhòr an Ti Shina agus ainmean-aite ann am Baile Phuill agus na Cùiltean