Copied postcard of Balephuil taken in the 1920s.
View of Balephuil.
Photograph of Mary Flora MacKinnon, Archibald Campbell and John Kennedy, c. 1915.
Taken outside the thatched house in Balephuil where Mary Flora and her husband Donald MacKinnon lived with Mary Flora`s father Archibald Campbell, c. 1915. L-R: John Kennedy (known as `Clever`), a neighbour, Mary Flora MacKinnon, the mother of the two children and Archibald Campbell. Both men were blind. `Clever` travelled around the world in sailing ships and had the second sight. Donald and Mary Flora emigrated to New Zealand in 1927.
Small paperback book `Laoidhean Shioin` produced by Gilleasbuig Farcharson, 1924.
Thirty-five Gaelic hymns composed by Rev. Archibald Farquharson during his time on Tiree around 1869. Owned by James MacArthur and Alasdair MacArthur, Heylipol, whose names are handwritten on the cover and inside.
Photocopied extract from `An Tirisdeach` about Alastair MacDonald, Caoles.
Article about Alastair MacDonald, Caoles who emigrated to Canada in 1912 and studied law.
Photocopied page from `An Tirisdeach` about Alastair MacDonald, Caoles.
Article about Alastair MacDonald, Caoles, who emigrated to Canada in 1912.
Photocopy of two newspaper articles about Alastair MacDonald, Caoles.
Career history of Alastair MacDonald who practised law for over 65 years in Ottawa, Canada.
Two transcriptions of a newspaper article about the funeral of Alexander Henderson.
Description of the funeral procession and burial in Kirkapol graveyard of Alexander Henderson.
Photocopied extracts from two books about paddles steamers.
Descriptions of the paddle steamers `Bonnie Doon`, `Brighton Queen`, `Barry` (later renamed `Waverley`) and `Britannia` from `West Country Passenger Steamers`, with information on Hector MacFadyen senoir and junior.
Obituary for Gabriel de Fontenay (1927-2001) from the Oban Times, December 2001. Gabriel taught French at Tiree High School from 1976 until his retirement in 1989, at which point he moved to Oban.
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