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 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 a road accident at Baugh, an open letter to the hall committee by Sandy MacKinnon, article about safety at work by the doctor, the arrival of new teacher Pat Campbell, corncrakes by Gwen Evans RSPB, and news from the feis and the Hynish Centre.
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 retiral of Councillor Donnie Campbell, the road at Baugh, letter from Donneil Kennedy, letter and article by Sandy MacKinnon, possible Disabled Forum for Tiree, news from the gun club, a recipe for whiskey cake and an article about geese from SNH.
Local news including the continuing petrol crisis, increase in air fares and technical problems with the Twin Otter, the designatiom of Tiree as an ESA, School Board news, Cornaigmore – part 4 by Sandy MacKinnon and memories of Tiree in the 1930s by Meena Knapman.
Local news including the third attempt in a year to form a Community Council, sand dune erosion caused by windsurfers, the craft fair at the Lodge, the upgrading of the airport, the weather, Greenhill by Sandy MacKinnon, and news from the Gaelic choir and the playgroups.