Colour photograph of staff and visitors in An Iodhlann around 1998. L-R: Dr John Holliday, Balephuil; Duncan Grant, Ruaig; unknown visitor; unknown visitor; Alasdair Sinclair, Brock.
Colour photograph of An Iodhlann committee members (L-R) Alasdair Sinclair, Brock (1923-2009), and Duncan Grant, Ruaig (born 1933), in An Iodhlann around 2006. Alasdair was one of the founding members of An Iodhlann, contributing a wealth of historical knowledge and material. Duncan is also on An Iodhlann’s committee and is the resident genealogist. The photograph was given to Duncan by a grateful visitor, Lynette MacLean-Crown, from New Zealand who was researching her family’s Tiree roots around 2010. A note from her is written on the back of the original print.
Book `The McKinnons of Brock` by Rev Dr J Mary Henderson, 2013
Hardback book documenting the history and genealogy of the MacKinnon family of Brock, from Archibald MacKinnon (Gilleasbuig Og, b.1795) to Alasdair Sinclair (1923-2009). Created using photographs, documents and information collected by Alasdair Sinclair, and published by his niece Mary Henderson.
Booklet “Hugh MacKinnon 1879-1918” by Alasdair Sinclair/Mary Henderson
Typed and bound booklet about Private Hugh MacKinnon, Ruaig, by his nephew Alasdair Sinclair, Brock, and compiled by Alasdair`s niece Mary Henderson. Contains images of birth certificate, war letters, medals, cap badge and shoulder title for 7th Battalion Cameronians, locket, silver threepeny piece, christmas card, army tag, silver cigarette case, commemorative scroll, letters from the War Graves Commission, the Red Cross and Union Cold Storage Company, obituary.
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Map of Ruaig with Gaelic place names
Map of Ruaig hand-drawn by Alasdair Sinclair, Brock, in around 1990, giving place names from Brock and Skippinish to Soa. (includes a photocopy)
Audio recording of Duncan Grant and Alasdair Sinclair in 2008
Audio recording on minidisk of Duncan Grant, Ruaig, and Alasdair Sinclair, Brock, talking about the role of women in the old days. Recorded by Iona Brown at An Iodhlann on 30/06/08. Poor quality.
Photograph of Alasdair Sinclair, Brock, as a “young inventor” ca. 1940
Black & white photograph of Alasdair Sinclair (1923-2009), Brock, as a boy with a hand-made `sail-bike` on the machair. Alasdair grew up to be an international engineer. He was also one of An Iodhlann`s most enthusiastic co-founders. (original stored in filing cabinet 9 drawer 4)
Texts from the funeral of Alasdair Sinclair, Brock, 2009
Programme of church service, 3 colour photographs, and eulogy and tributes to Alasdair MacKinnon Sinclair, Brock (1923-2009), engineer and enthusiastic co-founder of An Iodhlann. A service of thanksgiving and remembrance was held at Kirkapol Church on 20 Jan. 2009.