Printed copy of full text for ‘Give us more land and give it to us now – demands for new crofts and Balephetrish after World War I’ by Bob Chambers, 2018. Includes images of letters written in 1919 to the secretary of the Board of Argiculture for Scotland from Cath MacKinnon, to Sir William Sutherland, MP for Argyllshire, from Archibald MacLean, and to an authority from Hector MacLean. (held digitally in An Iodhlann)
Hardback book`The Land of the Hills and the Glens` by Seton Gordon, 1920. Illustrated portrayal of the Hebrides and the west coast of Scotland (Tiree pages 158-167). On the inside front cover is written “For Peter Anderson. With best wishes from the Author. March 1921”. Peter Anderson was the first gamekeeper on Tiree, appointed in 1886.
Hand-coloured photograph of Katie MacPhail, wife of Captain Lachlan MacPhail, Clachan and Glasgow (1889-1961), and their three daughters L-R: Isabel, Catherine and Margaret (seated), at ‘Taigh Mairi Lang’, Cornaigbeg, in around 1920.
Black & white studio portrait photograph of Captain Lachlan MacPhail, Clachan and Glasgow (1889-1961), as a young man in around 1900.
Black & white photograph of Hugh Fullarton, son of Annie Cameron, Balevullin (ca 1880-1965), collecting water from the well on the other side of the bridge from Annie’s house in around 1965. The well was the water supply for the house. It is no longer visible.
Black & white photograph of a daughter and grandson of Annie Cameron, Balevullin (ca 1880-1965), in front of the shed belonging to Neil McNeil, in around 1965. The shed was adjacent to Annie’s house, which is just visible on the left. Annie moved to Greenock when she was young, although her children and grandchildren spent summers in the house until it was sold and demolished in around 2003.
Collection of 11 photographs (printed from pdf files) of the house and family of Annie Cameron, Balevullin (ca 1880-1965), and information from her grandson emailed in 2018. Three photos are catalogued separately under 2019.32.2 to 2019.32.4.
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Black & white portrait photograph of Donald Brown, Moss (1864-1947) and his wife and children, taken in Australia in around 1912. Donald emigrated to Australia in 1886. His parents were Hugh Brown and Anne Kennedy of Moss.
L-R: Maria Christina, Donald, Donald Alexander, Anne Margaret, Matilda and Hector Hugh. Two of their children are absent: their eldest son, John Edward, was drowned in 1906, and their youngest son was not born until 1917.