National Insurance contributions cards, and various forms and letters regarding the pension status of John MacArthur, Milton, during 1923-1931. From a collection of items found in 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.
Handmade, pig-iron meat cleaver for cutting up sheep. Made in Vaul.
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.
Flat steel cabinet scaper from Vaul, inscribed with ‘C R Pugh’. Said to have been used for finishing the wood of coffins.