Associated People: MacLean, Mrs Flora, Kenovay


Hardback book ‘The Modern Illustrated Dictionary’, published by the Daily Express, London in 1931. The dictionary is unusual in that it is “profusely illustrated in colour and monochrome” and includes “glossaries of technical and sporting terms”, plus “synonyms and antonyms, contractions and abbreviations, foreign words, phrases, and quotations, events of importance in English history, famous characters in poetry and prose, and a very comprehensive list of alternative words in use in crosswords”.


Tiree Association souvenir programme for their Jubilee Gathering, 1950

Small card-covered souvenir programme of events by the Tiree Association to celebrate the Jubilee anniversary of the association in 1950. Includes a notice about the Jubilee Gathering concert and dance, a word from the event Chairman – the Duke of Argyll, articles about the association, emminent members of the association, the committee (including photos) and memories of Tiree by the diaspora, and adverts. Signed inside by Flora MacKinnon, Ardnafuaran.


Post Office telegram, 1951

Photocopy of a Post Office telegram to Flora MacKinnon (now Flora MacLean, Druimfraoich): “Congratulations on being twenty-one. Mary Ian and Angus”, dated 29 June 1951. Sent by George Paterson, Crossapol, from Balemartine PO to Middleton PO (postmaster Calum MacArthur). Includes photocopy of envelope.

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Oil painting by Duncan MacGregor-Whyte of Balephuil and Oban.

Framed, unfinished oil painting by Duncan MacGregor-Whyte of John Brown, Balephuil, as a boy. John was Donald Archie Brown`s father`s cousin. The painting was gifted to Flora MacLean, Druimfroaich, by Ena MacGregor-Whyte, the artist`s daughter-in-law.


Photograph of a dance held during A` Bhuain 2006

Colour photograph of people dancing in An Talla during the A` Bhuain homecoming for the Tiree diaspora in spring 2006. L-R: unknown; unknown; Jessie Gray, Balemartine; unknown; Flora MacLean, Druimfraoich; Louise MacDougall, Scarinish; Liz and Danny Lapsley, Caoles; Janice Campbell; Michael Holliday, Baugh (background); Jaclyn Langley, Scarinish (background); unknown dancing with Lynsey Gray, Balemartine. Original held on CD in filing cabinet 10 drawer 1.



Photograph of three women drinking sodas outside a shop in July 1950

Black & white photograph of L-R: Margaret Brownlie (nee Stoack), Mary F MacKinnon, Sandaig, and Flora MacLean, Druimfraoich, Kenovay, sitting with bottled drinks outside a shop constructed on corrugated sheeting, possibly Scarinish, in July 1950. Identity uncertain as the back of the photo was labelled `Flora, Chrissie and Cecilia`.