Binder of 16 Certificates of Discharge belonging to J. MacArthur, Bosun in the Merchant Navy, 1890-1900. The certificates name the many ships and routes he sailed. From a collection of items found at Milton Cottage, Caoles.
Hand-framed newspaper obituary for Jessie Ann MacDonald of Milton Cottage, Caoles, who died at the age of 18 in 1898. She attended school at Ruaig and Glasgow, worked in Glasgow, then returned to Tiree to work in the post office. Daughter of Archibald MacDonald, who worked for MacBrayne ferries. From a collection of items found in Milton Cottage, Caoles.
Collection of 9 modern prints of photographs of members of the MacLean family of Whitehouse, Cornaigbeg, 1900-1970. Alexander MacLean, Donald MacLean, Archibald MacLean, Thomas MacLean, Eliza MacLean, Chrissie MacLean, Margaret MacLean.
Silver Tiree Sports medal won by Archie MacLean of Whitehouse, Cornaigbeg, in 1907.
Handwritten notes by Eric Cregeen on (1) passages from the book ‘Na Baird Tirisdeach‘, (2) the family tree of Allan MacLean as given in Na Baird Tirisdeach, and as based on Parish records, (3) the List of Inhabitants of Argyll Estate, 1779.
Three detailed diaries of Neil MacPhail, Registrar at Kirkapol during 1897-1924. The diaries cover the periods 1897-1900, 1911-1926, 1920-1923. Entries include the weather, maintenance around the croft, sowing, harvests, cattle breeding, deaths, purchases and payments. Neil was awarded an MBE in 1979 for his services as a Registrar.