Unbound copy of ‘A West Highland census of 1779: social and economic trends on the Argyll Estate’ by Eric Cregeen, published in the journal of Northern Scotland, 2014.
Journal of Northern Scotland, 2014, containing the academic paper ‘A West Highland census of 1779: social and economic trends on the Argyll Estate’ by Eric Cregeen (pp 75-105). Includes information on Tiree.
Unbound first draft of ‘The creation of the crofting townships in Tiree’ by Eric Cregeen, 1973, plus a letter from Eric’s wife Lily Cregeen to Dr John Holliday in 2015. The paper was later edited to half its length and published in the Journal of Scottish Historical Studies in 2015.
Unbound copy of ‘The creation of the crofting townships in Tiree’ by Eric Cregeen, and edited by Annie Tindley, published in the Journal of Scottish Historical Studies, 2015.
Journal of Scottish Historical Studies, Vol 35, No 2, 2015, containing academic paper ‘The creation of the crofting townships in Tiree’ by Eric Cregeen, and edited by Annie Tindley (pp 160-188).
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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Emailed extract from the Inverness Journal and Northern Advertiser, Friday 16th July, 1819: “Drowned between Coll and Ardnamurachan on the 15th ult. Mr Donald Macdonald Distiller on the Island of Tyree”.
Softback book ‘Tiree Kirk Session Minutes, Vol. 1, 1775-1806’ by Archie Henderson, Glasgow, 2015. First volume of published transcriptions of the original minutes of the Tiree Kirk Session. Signed by the author.
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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Argyll Estate census for Tiree in 1776.
1776 Argyll Estate census for Tiree giving status (tenant or cottar), ages and comments.