Black & white photograph of a small girl bottle-feeding lambs around 1950. Possibly from the MacNeil / Kennedy family of Balevullin/Balephuil. From a collection of photographs from the house of Ellen Kennedy (nee Eilidh MacNeil), Balevullin.
Black & white photograph of a group of 11 children from the mainland, who were boarded out to families on Tiree in the 1940s, with three adult supervisors (all women). Original stored in 2014.5.1 filing cabinet 10 drawer 1.
Original `Notice of the Requirement of Vaccination` issued under the Compulsory Vaccination Act to all newborns under the age of 6 months. Made out to Hugh Hector MacArthur (Caoles?) on 19 Oct. 1899. None of the certificates are signed or returned to the Registrar, so perhaps Hugh Hector did not receive the vaccination.
Composition “The Story of Elizabeth Crow and Murdoch McQuarie”
Composition about the life and family history of Elizabeth Crow (1860-1883) who came to live at Hynish with her lighthouse-keeper father and mother, at the age of 15. In 1880, she had an illegitimate daughter by Murdoch McQuarie, the eldest son of Lachlan McQuarie, tacksman of Hynish Farm. The McQuarie family would not allow their son to marry Elizabeth. Written by her great niece in 2011.
DVD film “Kids on Tiree” made by Tiree children with BBC LAB team who visited the Tiree Feis 2010
DVD of films made at a BBC LAB film-making workshop with children during Feis Thiriodh in July 2010. English and Gaelic versions. Features John Isaacson, Eirin Beese, Maya Arkless, Mark, Ben, Fiona, Ewan, Mhairi MacKinnon, Eilidh MacFadyen, Neil Oliver, Rosie Roberts and Argyll MacArthur. Running time 5 mins.
Documents about “Boarded Out” children from Glasgow City Children`s Dept. Annual Report 1950
Photocopied pages from the first annual report of the Corporation of the City of Glasgow Children`s Department about “boarded out” children from Glasgow (included some to Tiree) issued on the instructions of the Children`s Committee and covering the period 1st June 1949 to 31st May 1950. By R. Brough, Children`s Officer.