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Booklet ‘Isle of Tiree: Eilean Thiriodh’ edited by Mona MacDonald, 1973.

Guide to townships on Tiree, with black and white photographs, local advertising and map. An abridged version of the Tiree section of the ‘Handbook to the Islands of Coll and Tiree’ written by the Rev. Hector Cameron.

Signed by Eleanor Miller (Hudson), Taobh-na-Mara, Balemartine, Isle of Tiree.


List of inhabitants of Tiree in 1779

Photocopied extract from an A5-sized book (probably published by Argyll Estate) listing the names and ages of all the inhabitants of land belonging to Argyll Estates in 1779. Found in Flora MacArthur`s house (now demolished) at Sandaig 2010.


Book `Scotland’s Splendour`; photographic account of Scotland

Hardback book describing in text and colour photographs the landscape and history of Scotland. Contributions by various authors and photographers including George Blake, WH Murray, JS Grant, Seton Gordon, Tom Weir, John R Allan and Mory McLaren. Tiree on page 101.


Scottish Govt policy document `Scotland`s Marine Atlas` 2011

Large colour document about the geology, wildlife, environment and economy of Scotland`s coastal waters. Produced as a consultation document for the Scottish Government to shape the Scottish Marine Plan for future management of the coast line. Contributions by Ian Boyd, St Andrews University and Balephuil.

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