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 proposed linkspans for Tiree and Coll, the sale of Sruthan Stores in Crossapol, article about pigs bred on Tiree, heart checks at the surgery and the continuation of the article about Balevullin by Sandy MacKinnon.
Local news including the island`s precarious petrol supplies, the forthcoming meeting with Cal Mac, the rise in air fares, article about Distrist Councillor Donnie Campbell, Cornaigmore – part 3 by Sandy MacKinnon, the new associate GP Peter Maslin, and news from the school and golf club.
Local news including complaints about CalMac, the EU`s Integrated Administration and Control System, the disposal of animal carcasses, corncrakes, Kilkenneth 1 by Sandy MacKinnon, Council Tax charges for second homes, the weather and news from the dentist, the Crofters Union, the youth and golf clubs.
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 the malfunction of the disinfection system of the mains water, Cornaigbeg by Sandy MacKinnon, proposed Roll of Honour for WWII, Gaelic tapes from Tiree Heritage Society, and news from NFU, the feis and the Hynish Centre.
Local news including the shared taxi/local bus service, article about a Gaelic survey by Dr John Holliday, the risks of cataracts, Kilkenneth 2 by Sandy MacKinnon, corncrakes, a visit by CalMac managers in the summer, and news from the feis.