Tag Archives: barrapol

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2021.54.92

Transcript of a Police Report submitted to Tobermory Procurator Fiscal by John MacDougall (Constable) charging Archibald MacLean and four others with Breach of Peace and Malicious Mischief in December 1877. Archibald MacLean (son of Donald MacLean, Balinoe), George Campbell (son of John Campbell, Balinoe), Colin MacArthur (son of Isabella Campbell or MacArthur, Balinoe), John Campbell (son of Alexander Campbell, Balinoe), Roderick MacKinnon (son of Christina MacDonald, Balemartine) are accused of vandalising the garden and house of the schoolteacher, John MacFarlane, in Heylipol.

Statements are provided by Donald Paterson (son of Alexander Paterson, Balinoe), Niel Campbell (apprentice joiner and nephew of Archibald MacFadyen, Barrapol) and Mary MacFarlane (daughter of John MacFarlane, Heylipol).

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

 

2021.54.77

Transcript of Precognition of Witnesses investigating the dead body of a boy cast ashore in Sandaig on 24 April 1870.

The report contains statements from Donald MacKinnon (son of Hugh MacKinnon, Sandaig), George MacKinnon (son of Hugh MacKinnon, Sandaig), Malcolm Campbell (labourer, Sandaig), John McLean (farmer, Balemeanach [Middleton]), Donald McLean (crofter, Gortendonald), and Alexander Buchanan (surgeon, Baugh). Buchanan also provides a medical report.

This item contains some graphic details about the body of the child, estimated to be eight or nine years old. There are descriptions of the clothing upon the body.

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

2021.54.20

Transcript of a report submitted to Tobermory Procurator Fiscal regarding an assault in Achadaphail farm, Ardtun, on the Isle of Mull in September 1859. Peggy or Margaret Morrison is accused of attacking Mary Campbell with a pair of iron tongs and using profane and ‘unbecoming’ language against her.

Statements are provided from:

Mary Campbell (servant to and residing with Donald McGillvray at Auchadafail farm, originally from Gortendonald in Tiree)
Julian McFadyen or McGillvray (wife of Donald McGillvray, drover and crofter, Acadaphail farm, Ardtun)
John Macfarlane (Police Constable, Bunessan)
Allan Cameron (Sergeant of Police, Tobermory)
John McNab (Doctor, Bunessan)
Peggy or Margaret Morrison (Achadaphail farm, Ardtun)

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

2021.53.79

Digitised copy of Petition by Alexander Campbell and other tenants in Tiree, 1803. The petition contains objections to the ways in which the petitioners are ‘burthened and oppressed’, It makes mention of: the establishment of four mail lands; the subdivision of lands into crofts; the augmentation of rents; fines; distemper of cattle; performing services to the Factor. The petitioners are tenants from Barrapol and Kenvar. There is no transcript for this item.

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From the archives of the Dukes of Argyll at Inveraray Castle, made available through the Written in the Landscape project.

2021.53.76

Digitised copy of Letter from Malcolm McLaurine, chamberlain of Tiree, to James Ferrier, 22 Mar 1803. James Ferrier was one of the Principal Clerks of Session. Also included is an incomplete copy of this letter.

In this letter McLaurine discusses cutting down the farms of Scarinish, Hianish [Heanish] and Balemartine and opposition to the plans to establish four mail lands from tenants of Barapoll [Barrapol] and Kenovar. McLaurine names Archibald McLean as being the most active protester and mentions that the inhabitants do not wish to ‘adopt any improvements inconsistent with their old customs & habits’ and that ‘their old hereditary customs and practices must be sacrificed’. McLaurine ascribes the inhabitants aversion to crofts and fishing as being due to ‘the idleness and laziness of their habits’. McLaurine also mentions the removal of ‘whisky delinquents’ to ‘upper Canada’. There is no transcript for this item.

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From the archives of the Dukes of Argyll at Inveraray Castle, made available through the Written in the Landscape project.

2021.53.57

Digitised copy of Estimate for draining lochs in Tiree by George Langlands, 1773. Contains ‘the levill and expence’ of draining Loch Phuil, Loch Barapoll, Loch Heyllipoll, Loch Vassapoll, and Loch Kirkapoll.  There is no transcript for this item.

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From the archives of the Dukes of Argyll at Inveraray Castle, made available through the Written in the Landscape project.

2021.50.7

Digitised outline copy of the Plan of Kenvar and Gortandonel, Tyree, as divided by George Langlands, 11th August 1802. The township is divided into 16 crofts (no acreages given) laid out in an irregular grid pattern around the North and East shores of Loch Phuil. Separate areas of common pasture are shown for crofts 1-2, and crofts 7-16. The irregular line of the old march dike is shown.

Gortandonel is found spelled elsewhere as ‘Gortendonuil’, and is part of Barrapol.

From the archives of the Dukes of Argyll at Inveraray Castle, made available through the Written in the Landscape project.

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