CD recording of a BBC Radio 4 programme ‘Crossing Continents’ on Resignation Syndrome in refugee children in Sweden, with a note from Dr Margaret Mackay, School of Scottish Studies, Edinburgh, about the similarities with a condition in Tiree children known as barr a’ chinn.
Scanned copy of a telegram announcing the birth of the daughter of Leading Aircraftman John Roberts, Wales, who was stationed at RAF Tiree during WWII.
Short composition ‘Memories of our evacuation to Tiree 1944-1945’, by Archie Johnstone, 2017. Archie, with his sister Margaret and brother Ian, were evacuated from Rochester in Kent to their Aunt Dorothy’s home in upper Vaul, while the German’s were bombing London during WWII.
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Black & white photograph of Mairi MacPhail, Kirkapol, with Diane and Janine, in around 1948. Mairi is the daughter of Neil and Chrissie MacPhail, Kirkapol.
Black & white photograph of Mairi MacPhail, daughter of Neil MacPhail and Chrissie MacFadyen, Kirkapol, around 1950. Mairi married George Griffith in 1973.
Black & white photograph of Christina MacDonald as a child, with her dog in a toy pram outside Cornaig police station around the 1940s.
Black & white photograph of the four daughters of Hector Lamont (1889-1950) and Barbara McNeill (married 1924) of Seaview, Balemartine, around 1935. L-R: Christine Lamont, Isobel Lamont, Elspeth Lamont, Rhona Lamont.
Draft print of a photograph of the oldest and youngest residents of Taigh a’ Rudha, Scarinish, in 1994. L-R: Alec MacLeod, Hough, on his 90th birthday, and Dorothy (daughter of Bill and Pat Campbell, Balephetrish) and her new baby Alison, who was born at Taigh a’ Rudha.
Maternal and Child Care journal, December 1966, Vol II, No. 20. A monthly journal for all who work professionally with mothers, babies & young children.
Black & white portrait photograph of Joanne Sinclair of Balephuil, around 1950. Sadly, she died aged only 7 years old.