Dates: 2010s

2018.63.3

Colour photograph of the crew of the dipping lug-sail boat ‘Eilean Thiriodh’, holding a prize cup in front of their boat in Scarinish harbour, after winning a race in the Tiree Regatta around 2000. The ‘Eilean Thiriodh’ was made in Barcaldine in 1998, and won several Tiree Regattas.

2018.94.1

Wedding cake postal box and compliments slip found inside a tin box in the wall of Taigh a’ Chontractor, Crossapol, in 2016.

The wedding, held in London on 4 June 1917, was of Kate Matheson Maclennan, mantle saleswoman from Partick, to John Maclean (42), Corporation Clerk and Private in the Royal Highlanders of Canada. The cake box is addressed to Mrs Ann MacDonald, Farmer, Balemartine, Tiree, and stamped 2d. Ann was 66 in the 1911 census (72 at the time of the wedding). Both of Kate’s parents were from Stornoway.

2018.90.1

An Iodhlann’s visitors book 1/8/2012 to 24/8/2018, containing the names of visitors to the Historical Centre, their date of visit and their comments.

2018.89.1

Hardback book ‘Audur’ by Vilborg Davidsdottir, 2009. The novel follows a Viking girl, Audur, from her childhood on Tiree to Iceland. Signed by the author “To John Holliday with warm regards from Iceland! 2 July 2018”. Includes some Norse names for places in Tiree, Dublin and the rest of the British Isles. Entirely in the Icelandic language.