Dates: 1760s


Summaries of 16 written surveys of Tiree conducted during 1737 to 1810, and held in the archives of Argyll Estates at Inveraray in 2016. Includes covering email from the archivist Ishbel MacKinnon stating that transcriptions of the full surveys will be supplied in 2016. The email also contains information about transcriptions of the Turnbull Survey report, 1768.

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Typed tale about John `Diùrach` MacLean – “Big Dewar of Balemartine, Tiree”

Typed account of John MacLean (Mull & Jura) who came to live in Balemartine,Tiree. Known locally as Dewar (Diùrach), he was reknown for his resistance to pay tax to the Duke of Argyll. Unknown date of birth but likely between 1750 and 1820.

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Microfilm of Old Parish Records for Mull, Box No 603.

Old Parish Records for Mull: Kilmeny (Births, deaths and marriages 1802-1819, Births 1820-1854), Kilninian (Births and marriages 1766-1854), Oa (Births and marriages 1833-1854), Portnahaven (Births and marriages 1831-1854), Tobermory ((Births and marriages 1830-1854) and Torosay (Births and marriages 1772-1854)