Associated People: MacKinnon, Mr Sandy, Crossapol (1910 - 2001)

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2004.72.1.1

Information from the Scottish Records Office dated 1986 regarding crofter agitation on Tiree in 1886.

Letter from Murdo MacDonald, archivist at the Scottish Records Office, dated 24/2/1986 to Sandy MacKinnon of Crossapol about his query regarding crofter agitation on Tiree in 1886, detailing the action raised by the Duke of Argyll, the trial and verdict and the cost of copies of the High Court Minute Book.

1998.138.9

Black and white photograph of the Tiree Association Sports Day in 1932.

Tiree Association Sports Day in 1932. L-R: (front) Alasdair MacKinnon, Donald the Plumber’s cousin; Donald MacKinnon the Plumber; . Ann MacKinnon, Donald the Plumber’s cousin; visitor of Donald MacIntyre; Flora MacArthur; Margaret Sinclair, Greenhill; (middle row) Mary MacKinnon, Kilkenneth; Ina Sinclair, sister of Margaret (6); Mary MacKinnon, Glasgow; Peggy MacDonald; Walter Hume; Mary Ann Campbell (Hume); Jessie Straker; Ina MacBain; Jessie Campbell; Iain Kennedy, Fort William; unknown; Lachie MacDonald, piper, Balemartine; Alasdair Kennedy, Mary Straker’s father; Eòghann Iain MacDonald, Kilkenneth; (back row) unknown; unknown; unknown; unknown; unknown; unknown; Alex Campbell, Mannal; unknown; Hugh Campbell; Sandy MacKinnon (Sandy Ghobhainn).

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1998.138.17

Black and white photograph of the Tiree Hall Committee in the 1950s or 60s.

Tiree hall Committee in the 1950s or 60s. L-R: (front) John Fletcher, teacher at Cornaig; Flora MacArthur, Sandaig; Mary MacKinnon (Mairi Katina); (back) Roland Robertson, Uist, teacher at Heylipol; John Gault, Co-op manager; Hugh MacLean, Salum; Iain MacKinnon, Ruaig; Sandy MacKinnon (Sandy a` Ghobhainn); Hector J. C. Campbell.

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1997.265.60

Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 25, 5/6/1991.

Local news including the opening of the Hynish Centre and the Continuing Care Unit at Taigh a` Ruadh by Princess Anne, Balevullin – part 6 by Sandy MacKinnon and an article on corncrakes by Andy Knight, RSPB.

1997.265.81

Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 45, 24/6/1992.

Local news including the opening of the linkspan, a new teacher for the Gaelic Unit, septic tank emptying, Moss – part 2 by Sandy MacKinnon, waste recycling and news from the hall committee.

1997.265.61

Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 26, 19/6/1991.

Local news including crackdown by local policeman on bad driving, a meeting of the Community and Regional Councils, a Gaelic poem by Alec MacLean of Cornaigbeg, an account of how the Continuing Care Unit was secured, Balevullin – part 7 by Sandy MacKinnon, and news from the Guides and playgroups.

1997.265.62

Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 27, 28/8/1991.

Local news including the plummeting sales prices for stock, the closure of the petrol pumps at Balemartine and the pierhead, the loss of the senior teacher of the Gaelic unit at the school, report from the Tiree Working Group on fishing, tourism and leisure, crofting and farming, the new waiting room at the surgery, obituary for Dolly Cameron and Balevullin – part 8 by Sandy MacKinnon.

1997.265.83

Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 47, 9/9/1992.

Local news including concerns over the state of the pierhead, dental hygiene in Argyll, Moss – part 3 by Sandy MacKinnon, lamb and cattle sales, Tiree entrants to the Mod, and news from the gardening and regatta clubs.

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