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.
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).
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.
Local news including the opening of the nursing beds at Taigh a` Ruadh by Princess Anne, piper Gordon Rowan to play at the White House, HIE and local working groups, hedgehogs, advice from Dr Holliday on salt intake, Balevullin – part 5 by Sandy MacKinnon, and news from playgroups, the feis, the youth club and the Brownies and Guides.
Local news including local public transport, the air link with Barra, pollution and global warming, article about Alastair MacCallum by Fiona MacKinnon of Kirkapol, Moss – part 1 by Sandy MacKinnon, and news from the feis, the playgroups and the windsurfing club.
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.
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.