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2014.67.8

Crofters Commission report 1904 about croft enlargements at Cornaigbeg, Kenovay and Balinoe.

Photocopied extracts from the Report by The Crofters Commision (1905) regarding applications by six crofters of Cornaigbeg and Kenovay to enlarge their land holdings into parts of Crossapol Farm tenanted by Thomas Barr, and applications by five crofters of Balinoe to extend their holdings into Heylipol Farm tenanted by Hugh MacDiarmid.

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2013.100.1

Recollections of shopping on Tiree in the 1940s and 1950s.

Recollections of Alistair MacNeill of Hynish and North Berwick of shops, shop owners and shopping on Tiree during the 1940s and 1950s.

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2012.63.1

Tiree Memories 2012 calendar

Display copy of Alec Walker`s `Tiree Memories 2012` calendar with old images of Skerryvore Lighthouse, the ferry and pier in the 1950s, airport control tower in mid 1950s, view from Balephetrish Hill over Balephetrish to Kenovay and Crossapol in the 1960s, a crofters house Balephuil, Balemartine around the 1960s, Baugh Bay, ferry at pier in mid 1930s, Gott Bay, Kirkapol church, view from Ben Hough of Loch Bhasapol, Scarinish from the air in the 1960s, coal boat unloading at Ruaig during the 1930s,

2011.72.1

Documents relating to the record high jump by Tiree school girl Flora McBain, Balinoe in 1949

Photocopies of newspaper cuttings about the High Jump record achieved by Tiree school girl Flora McBain (now MacKinnon) of Balinoe, at the British Legion`s Sports at Murrayfield, Edinburgh, in 1949, a letter from the Corporation of Glasgow Eastbank Secondary School congratulating her on her success (4/7/1949), and a telegram dated 20/7/1949 inviting her to compete.

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2011.15.3

Information about the MacKinnons of Balinoe and Balemartine (1820-1924)

Information about the MacKinnon family of Balinoe and Balemartine from around 1820, when John MacKinnon `Iain Tuathanach/John the Farmer` was born, through 1924 when his grandson, Donald MacKinnon and family emigrated to New Zealand, to 2010. Compiled by Calum MacKinnon of Seattle, USA, in 2011.