Softback book ‘Forgotten Greens’ by Harry Ward, 2019, about the abandoned golf courses of Scotland. Tiree’s golf courses at Balinoe, Cornaigmore, Heylipol, Kirkapol, Scarinish and Vaul are included on pages 111-112. Signed for An Iodhlann by the author.
Colour postcard photograph of Am Baile Ur, Balephuil, from the beach in around 2020. Produced by Celtic Camera for Buth a’ Bhaile, Crossapol.
Softback book ‘Remote, Small but Essential’ by D J F Haselsteiner, 2021. A guide to 100 regional airports in Europe, including Tiree and Coll.
Short, tubular, brass spacer found on the shore at Sandaig in 2021, and presumed to be from the destroyer HMS Sturdy which was wrecked there in 1940.
Information about the origins and forms of the surname ‘Tyrie’, from the Oxford Dictionary of Family Names, 2016. There are several alternative spellings of the name from Murdoch de Tiri in 1292, to Robert Tyree in 1785. In 1881, the name Tyrie was most common in Angus.
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Two copies of booklet ‘My Hebridean Heritage’ by Alan Iain Cameron, 2020. Alan traces his ancestors back to the early 1700s, identifying his Tiree ancestors as Camerons (Kilmoluaig and Scarinish), MacDonalds, McLeans (Grianal and Cornaigmore), Campbells (Cornaigbeg), Munns, Kennedys and McFadyens (Scarinish).
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