Tag Archives: crossapol

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2021.54.10

Transcript of a Precognition of Witnesses against John MacKinnon (Kilmoluaig) on charges of housebreaking and theft of a sheep in December 1856.

Statements are provided by: John MacDougall (Shepherd, Island House), Dugald MacCallum (Constable, Kilmoluaig), Hugh Maclean (Cornaigbeg), Lachlan Macquarie (Clerk, Heylipol) and Allan Cameron (Sheriff Officer, Tobermory).

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

 

2021.53.81

Digitised copy of Copy memorial by Malcolm McLaurine, chamberlain of Tiree, to the Duke of Argyll, 1 Nov 1803, with subsequent correspondence with James Ferrier, the 5th Duke of Argyll’s lawyer (2 sets). There is no transcript for this item.

The main topic of the correspondence is the prospect of McLaurin being provided a farm at Balephuil. The correspondence also mentions: the farm occupied by McLaurin at Crossapol; the prospect of farms at Balephuil and Crossapol being divided into crofts; the prospect of converting the Chamberlain’s house at Crossapol into a church or inn and granary; the purchase of cattle and the distemper which can affect them; the subject of McLaurin ‘grasping’ at a farm in Balemartine; the Post Office; Mr McLean of Coll; value of land in Coll; mail lands; rent; Hector MacLean’s lease at ‘Haynish’; Balephuil March Dykes; planned improvements to the island.

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

2021.53.43

Digitised copy of List of arrears for crop 1769. Contains a note of the rent arrears for Hough, Miln [mill] of Crossapoll, Hienish [Heanish] and Vaul in 1769. There is no transcript available 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.

2021.53.21

Digitised copy of Instructions for the chamberlain of Tiree, 1756. These instructions were sent from the Duke of Argyll and include: a steel mill, ditchers, cutting of peats, planting of flaxseed, the mill of Crossapol, encouragement of spinning on the island, repairs to the roof of the Duke’s house in Tiree, tacks, horses.

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

2021.53.17

Digitised Copy instructions for the chamberlain of Tiree, 1754. These instructions were sent from the Duke of Argyll and include: land erosion, the building of a windmill, cutting of peats, employment of ditchers, rents, Tiree clay, the Laird of Coll, mills in Crossapol and Scarnish, cattle. No transcript is available 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.

2021.46.1

Two black & white photographs of John MacCorquodale, 16 Crossapol, son of Donald & Mary (nee Cameron) MacCorquodale, formerly of Kilmoluaig. John served in the Merchant Navy and was Chief Officer on the SS Rio Blanco when his ship was torpedoed by a U-boat in the North Atlantic on 1 April 1942. He and some of the crew survived in a lifeboat. They were rescued after 12 days at sea but John died just one day before rescue.

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