Tag Archives: balevullin

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2021.54.99

Transcript of a Police Report submitted to Tobermory Procurator Fiscal by Walter Beattie (Constable) reporting a suspected case of sheep stealing in Balevullin, in February 1904. Statements are provided by William McNeill (cottar, Balevullin) and Hugh McKinnon (shepherd, Hough)

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From the liveArgyll Archives in Lochgilphead, made available through the Written in the Landscape project.

2021.54.97

Transcript of a Report submitted to Tobermory Procurator Fiscal regarding the deaths of Mathew Byrne Mate, Robert Mackay, Thomas Wedick, James Donley or Donelly, James Kehoe (all of Arklow) and Herman Hallander (of Sweden) in 1885.

The deceased were all serving on board the Brigantine ‘Nancy’ of Dublin, which sank on 8 February 1885 after striking ‘Dubhsker’ (Dugh Sgeir) an outlying rock about three miles to the North West of Craignish Point (Cràiginis or Rubha Chràiginis), Tiree. The Captain, Richard Kerrow (Arklow), was rescued.

Richard Kerrow (above), Alexander Cameron (Moss), William McNeil (fisherman, Balevullin), Murdoch MacLeod (Police Officer, Tiree) are named as witnesses.

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From the liveArgyll Archives in Lochgilphead, made available through the Written in the Landscape project.

2021.54.95

Transcript of a Police Report submitted to Tobermory Procurator Fiscal by John McDougall (Constable) charging Ann McMillan or McDougall and Alice Bake or McMillan with Breach of the Peace in September 1880. Ann McMillan/McDougall (wife of John McDougall, Balevullin) and Alice Bake/McMillan (wife of Archibald McMillan, Balevullin) quarrelled about ducks and fought at the house of Sarah Cameron or McMillan (widow, Balevullin) on 28 September 1880.

Sarah Cameron/McMillan (above), John McMillan (son of Sarah Cameron, Balevullin) are named as witnesses and provide statements.

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From the liveArgyll Archives in Lochgilphead, made available through the Written in the Landscape project.

2021.54.94

Transcript of a Police Report submitted to Tobermory Procurator Fiscal by John MacDougall (Constable) charging Hector Cameron with assault on 12 August 1880. Cameron (joiner, Cornaigbeg) is accused of assaulting Donald McKinnon (joiner, Balevullin) outside Cornaig Mill.

Statements are provided by Donald McKinnon (above), Donald McLean (tennant, Cornaigbeg), Archibald McLean (joiner, Cornaigmore), and Alexander McKinnon (tenant, Balevullin).

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From the liveArgyll Archives in Lochgilphead, made available through the Written in the Landscape project.

2021.54.79

Transcript of Police Report submitted to Tobermory Procurator Fiscal by Duncan Cameron (Constable, Tiree) charging John Kennedy with the crime of theft in November 1870. Kennedy (son of and residing with Donald Kennedy, Balevullin) is accused of stealing money from the house of Charles MacLean (cotter, Hillippol [Heylipol]). Statements are provided by Charles MacLean (cotter, Heylipol) and Archibald MacLean (shoemaker, Kilmoluaig).

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From the liveArgyll Archives in Lochgilphead, made available through the Written in the Landscape project.

2021.54.78

Transcript of a Police Report submitted to Tobermory Procurator Fiscal by Duncan Cameron (Constable, Tiree) charging Neil McMillan with Breach of Peace and Assault on 14 November 1870. MacMillan (aged 17 or 18, son of and residing with Neil MacMillan, Balevullin) is accused of committing an assault against Mary MacLean (aged 12, residing with Rachel Brown, Balevullin) at the house of Hector Cameron in Balevullin.

Statements are provided by Mary MacLean (above) and Catherine Cameron (daughter of and residing with Hector Cameron, Balevullin).

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From the liveArgyll Archives in Lochgilphead, made available through the Written in the Landscape project.

2021.54.73

Transcript of a Police Report submitted to the Procurator Fiscal in Tobermory charging John MacMillan with Malicious Mischief in May 1870. MacMillan (fisherman, Balevullin) is accused of disposing of seaware (kelp or seaweed) belonging to Neil Kennedy (fisherman, Balevullin).

Sarah Kennedy (wife of Neil Kennedy, Balevullin) and Archibald Kennedy (crofter, Kilmoluaig) are named as witnesses.

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From the liveArgyll Archives in Lochgilphead, made available through the Written in the Landscape project.

2021.54.66

Transcript of a Police Report filed by Duncan Cameron (Constable, Tiree) charging Duncan Campbell with assault in June 1868. Campbell (cotter, Balevullin) is charged with assaulting Sarah Kennedy (wife of and residing with Donald MacLean, Balevullin) in an argument over kelp, or ‘wreck’/’wrack’. Statements are provided by Sarah Kennedy, and Donald MacNeil (crofter, Balevullin).

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From the liveArgyll Archives in Lochgilphead, made available through the Written in the Landscape project.

2021.54.59

Transcript of investigation by the Procurator Fiscal charging Archibald MacDonald with bigamy, 1865. Archibald MacDonald (farm servant, Tiree. A native of Coll) married Esther Ferguson (servant to Mungo Campbell Duff, Architect, Glasgow) in Lockerbie in 1862, and also Sarah MacLeod (daughter of Archibald MacLeod, Balevullin) in Balinoe, Tiree, in 1863.

Statements are provided by:
Esther Ferguson (as above)
Robert Ferguson (carter, Lockerbie. Father of Esther Ferguson)
Catherine Ferguson (daughter of Robert Ferguson, Lockerbie)
James Murray (labourer, Lockerbie)
Reverend Alexander Campbell (Minister of the Free Church of Scotland, Lockerbie)
Alexander Ferguson (Registrar of the Parish of Dryfesdale, Lockerbie)
Mary MacDonald or MacFadyen (wife of Lachlan MacFadyen, Glasgow. Sister of accused)
Lachlan MacFadyen (carter, Glasgow. Brother in Law of accused)
Sarah MacLeod or MacDonald (daughter of Archibald MacLeod, Balevullin)
Alexander MacLeod (son of Archibald MacLeod, Balevullin)
Archibald MacLeod (crofter, Balevullin. Father of Sarah MaLeod or MacDonald)
Flora MacNeill (residing with Donald MacNeill, Balevullin)
Donald MacNeill Senior (cartwright, Balevullin)
Reverend John Macfarlane (Baptist Minister, Balinoe)
Malcolm Livingston (Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages for Tiree, Kirkapol)

The document refers to the ‘wedding spree’ in Lockerbie, and mentions dates including ‘Beltane’ and ‘Christmas old style’ (5th January).

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From the liveArgyll Archives in Lochgilphead, made available through the Written in the Landscape project.

2021.54.46

Transcript of Precognition of Witnesses submitted to Tobermory Procurator Fiscal regarding the sudden death of John McNeill, March 1861. McNeill (aged 36, son of Niel McNeill, Balevullin) died following a short illness, and was attended on by Alexander Buchanan. Statements are provided from:

Donald McNeill (shoemaker, Balevullin. Brother of deceased)
Christina Macdonald (servant to and residing with Niel McNeill, Balevullin)
Niel MacNeill (crofter, Balevullin. Father of deceased)
Isabella McNeill or McLeod (wife of Archibald McLeod, Balevullin. Sister of deceased)
Donald Lamont (fisherman, Balevullin)

This record mentions that McNeill was making some ‘straw rope’.

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From the liveArgyll Archives in Lochgilphead, made available through the Written in the Landscape project.

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