Colour photograph of 32 children and one female teacher outside Heylipol School, with Heylipol Church in the background, in the 1970s.
Hardback book ‘The Home of the Aylmers’ by Marjorie Douglas, ca 1947.
A novel presented to Maire MacDonald by the United Free Church Tiree Sunday School in August 1950 as first prize for Scripture Knowledge.
Academic paper ‘Beyond the Parish Church: a study of chapels in the parishes of Kirkapol on Tiree and Snizort on Skye’ by Sarah Thomas, 2015. Identification of different chapel types and the implications for understanding medieval religious devotions, demonstrating the breadth and diversity of religious practice in the late medieval Hebrides.
Booklet ‘The Kirk on the Hill’ by Nicholas MacLean Bristol, Coll, 2007. The story of the Church in the Isle of Coll AD 550-2007. Contains material about Tiree when the parishes were joined (pg6): “…when in 1618 the parishes of Kirkapol and Sorobie in Tiree were united with that of Coll to form the United Parish of Tiree and Coll.”
Church bell from Kirkapol Church. It had been lying on the ground at the back of the church for many years before being moved to An Iodhlann. An expert on church bells believes that it may have come from “an older church, probably cast sometime in the late 18th – early 19th century” (see 2013.137.1)
Photocopied extract from handwritten ledgers containing the Minutes of the Presbytery of Mull, 27 January 1842 to 2 December 1845, pertaining to the planning, funding and building of the churches at Kirkapol and Heylipol.
Photocopied extract from handwritten ledgers containing the Minutes of the Presbytery of Mull, 12 December 1839 to 25 November 1841, pertaining to the planning, funding and building of the churches at Kirkapol and Heylipol.
Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 433, 10/01/2009
Local news: success of Tiree Parties Committees in 2008; PC Danny Lapsley receives Queen`s Police Medal; nativity play at Tiree Parish Church; Royal Bank of Scotland fundraising success of 2008; the Sorley MacLean Trust; school environment news; sheep scab alert.
Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 437, 07/03/2009
Local news: Baptist churches sale/refurbishment; pilates schedule.
Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 424, 30/8/08
Local news: forthcoming Tiree Wave Classic windsurfing competition; road rage; communications masts on Ben Hough; lamb sale results; restricted access to Tiree`s beaches; forthcoming celebration of renovation of Kilkenneth Chapel and Temple Patrick; new elders for Tiree Parish Church; ferry timetable improvements; Tiree Community Trust news.