Tag Archives: balinoe

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.

2007.55.2

Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 387,17/3/2007.

Local news and events including the new interactive touch screens, article by local councillor Ian Gillies, a new campsite at Balinoe, the results of the United Auction cattle sale in February, and updates from the WRI and RSPB.

2007.52.1

Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 390, 28/4/2007.

Local news and events including the final results of the health programmes, article by local councillor Ian Gillies, new campsite at Balinoe, SNH otter survey, and news from the RSPB.