Associated People: MacKinnon, Miss Fiona, Kirkapol

2011.109.1

Information and photographs about the Canadian relatives of the MacKinnons of Lodge Farm, Kirkapol.

Information about the Canadian relatives of the MacKinnons of Lodge Farm, Kirkapol. Includes photocopies of sepia photos of the families of John MacKinnon & Mary MacPhail of Osprey Township, Grey County, Ontario; Donald & Margaret MacKinnon; Archibald MacPhail and Flora MacKinnon of Kincardine Township, Ontario; unknown couple. Colour photograph of the MacKinnon reunion of 23 June 2007 at Port Elgin, Ontario. Colour photo of Robert Hugh MacKinnon and son James Hugh MacKinnon 1982 at Goderich, Ontario, at the anchor of the schooner `Sephie` sailed by Robert`s grandfather Capt. Hugh MacKinnon.

2011.109.2

Photographs of the Armstrong family of Manitoba, Canada – relatives of the MacKinnons of Lodge Farm, Kirkapol

Photocopies of 6 colour photographs of the Armstrong family of Manitoba, Canada, ca. 1970-2005. Hugh and Dorathy Armstrong were cousins of the MacKinnons of Lodge Farm, Kirkapol. Include Hugh and Dorathy, Hugh`s brother John Armstrong, sons of Hugh & Dorathy – mounties Foster and Grant, family wedding 5 July 1997, coffin of John Armstrong. Plus handwritten information.

2010.73.1

Pair of Dri-Pac boot driers

Pair of `Dri-Pac` linen sachets bound together with cotton tape for placing in boots to dry them out. Green text reads “Dri-Pac. Moisture absorbent. Overcomes the problems of foot moisture and condensation in all types of footwear”, with instructions on the back. Made by Dunlop Rubber Co. Ltd., Liverpool. Donated by Fiona MacKinnon, Lodge Farm, Kirkapol.

2009.109.1

Invitation to the Official Opening of the Tiree High School Extension

Formal invitation card from the Strathclyde Regional Council Department of Education inviting Miss F MacKinnon (Fiona MacKinnon, Kirkapol) to the Official Opening of the Tiree High School Extension on the 3rd February 1989.

1998.287.1

Audio cassette recording of Elsie MacKinnon of Lodge Farm, Kirkapol talking to her daughter Fiona MacKinnon in June 1998.

Elsie MacKinnon of Lodge Farm, Kirkapol talks to her daughter Fiona in June 1998 about her adoption by Katie MacKinnon in 1925 when aged 9, the differences between Ashford in Middlesex where she came from and Tiree, her schooldays in Scarinish and Kirkapol, the work she did on Saturdays, toys and presents, Sundays on Tiree, the work on the croft, learning Gaelic, the population of the island, school sports, the work her aunt did and playing with friends, a school picnic at the Ringing Stone, the sense of community, fostering children, the people in Kirkapol, the construction of Ormer Cottage and the fire in the Scarinish shop.

2004.86.1

Paperback book `Tiree Tales` by Fiona E. MacKinnon translated by Margaret MacKay, 1997.

A collection of 25 stories from Tiree by Fiona MacKinnon of Lodge Farm, Kirkapol and translated into Gaelic by Margaret MacKay.

2000.15.2

Audio cassette recording of Elsie and Fiona MacKinnon of Kirkapol talking to Maggie Campbell in February 2000.

Elsie MacKinnon talks to Maggie Campbell in February 2000 about her schooldays on Tiree, working on Kirkapol farm, houses in Kirkapol and Gott, churches, doctors, local herbal cures, washing day and the Rev Hector MacKinnon; Elsie and Fiona talk about tracing Elsie`s family and their reunion after 75 years; Elsie recites a prayer said by Duncan MacKinnon, a relative of the Rev Hector.