Dates: 1790s


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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Hardback book `Early Congregational Independency in the Highlands and Islands and the North-East of Scotland` by William D. MacNaughton.

The rise and fall of Scotland`s rural Congregational churches with particular reference to the impact and influence of the missionaries and ministers who served in the Congregational Union.