Bound list of Tiree Merchant Seaman Records compiled by John MacLean, Clydebank, in May 2012. Includes (a) a printed extract from the Register of Seamen’s Tickets 1845-1854 (BT113) held at the National Archives in Kew, listing ticket numbers, seaman’s first and last names, place and date born, first date at sea and designation (post held), age, and ticket details, (b) a list of Tiree Mariners 1848-1920 including ship’s name, mariner’s first and last names, age, birth place, current address, designation, voyage, and previous ship. See also 2010.53.14
Summaries of 16 written surveys of Tiree conducted during 1737 to 1810, and held in the archives of Argyll Estates at Inveraray in 2016. Includes covering email from the archivist Ishbel MacKinnon stating that transcriptions of the full surveys will be supplied in 2016. The email also contains information about transcriptions of the Turnbull Survey report, 1768.
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Weather data collected at the Tiree Metereological Office, January 1928 to September 2015: max. temp; min. temp; af (days); rain; sunshine hours.
Names of men who died in the Great War (WWI)
List of names of 13 soldiers and sailors of Heylipol Parish who fell in the Great War 1914-1919, transcribed from a brass plaque above the altar in Heylipol Church in 2014. Names include Lamont, MacDonald, MacFadyen, MacFarlane, MacLaren, MacKinnon, MacPhail, Sinclair and MacArthur.
Roll of Honour for Tiree men serving during the 1915-1917 years of WWI
Pamphlet listing the names, service number, rank, regiment/service, township and remarks for Tiree men serving during the years of 1915 to 1917. Produced by and sold in aid of the Tiree Association Ladies` War Work Guild.
Notes regarding audio recordings made on Tiree in 1972 and 1974
Two folders of handwritten notes made by Eric Cregeen while he was recording Tiree people speaking onto cassette tape during 1972 and 1974, plus a map of Balephuil, Balinoe and Barrapol annotated with the names of people living in each house. People recorded in notes: Donald Sinclair, Hector Kennedy – Balephuil, John Brown – Balephuil, John MacLean – Kilmoluaig, John MacLean – Cornaigbeg. Subjects covered include ancestry, Gaelic prose and songs, people living nearby, second sight, place names, shebeens, building construction, poverty, weather, schools, food, shops, water supplies, emigrants, rents, skeleton, confrontations, ferries and ships, literacy, crofts, Pairc na Coille, wars, Land Leagues, churches, illnesses.
Photos and transcripts from Kirkapol grave stones
Red ring-bound folder of photographs of many of the gravestones in Kirkapol cemetery and typed transcriptions researched by Catriona Smyth. Also includes a 5″ floppy disk of data. Draft and incomplete.
Photocopy of the Tiree Telephone Book ca 1970-1990
Photocopy of the directory for the Scarinish Telephone Exchange from between 1970 and 1990, listing business and residential numbers on Tiree.
List of tangle collectors working for Neil MacKinnon, Balevullin, in 1998
Photocopy of a hand-written list of the names and telephone numbers of people collecting tangles for Neil MacKinnon, Balevullin, in 1998: Sandy MacIntosh, Jean MacCallum, Ian Spence, Bill Campbell, JE MacLean, Heart (?), Carol MacKinnon, Terlaich, A. Kennedy, Rena, John Fletcher, Derek Plant, John Neil Brown, George Campbell, Stuart Maxwell, Neil MacLean, N MacKinnon.
List of Tiree-related archival items, 2012
Printed compiled list of archival items using `Tiree` as the search term from an unknown source. The list includes items from several different archives and may have been created from the CommunityArchives.org website.