1998.138.24

Black and white photograph of Tiree Association Sports Day around 1927-8.

Tiree Association Sports Day in 1927 or 1928. Captain A. N. Kingwill was hired to fly the first plane to the island, bringing with him the day’s newspapers. Short flights on the plane were on offer at 2/6d (12p) a time and Captain Kingwill gave a display of stunt-flying. The four women are Mary MacKinnon Campbell, sister to Dòmhnall Iain (N13), Mary MacLeod, Euphemia (Phemie) MacKinnon and Christina MacKinnon, Phemie’s sister, owner of Morvern Cottage, Barrapol. The man in the flat cap to the right is Johnny Kennedy, Contractor. The children are (standing) Mary-Flora Campbell, daughter of Mary MacKinnon and (sitting) Annie and Alasdair, children of Mary MacLeod.

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Object Details

Other Number: N10
Normal Location: Photograph Shelves: photographs – N1-99
Current Location: normal location

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