Tag Archives: cultivation


Minidisk recording of Tom MacMillan of Rothesay talking to Maggie Campbell on 22/7/2007.

Tom MacMillan of Eskchraggan Farm in Rothesay talks to Maggie Campbell in July 2007 about his visit to the Agricultural Show with his Clydesdale horses Jock and Jeannie, the ploughing demonstration he gave at 6 Kenovay, and the breeding and welfare of Clydesdale horses.


Audio recordings of Jean MacCallum of Balevullin talking to Maggie Campbell on 20/6/2007.

Two cassette tapes (labelled AC430 1 & 2) of Jean MacCallum, Balevullin, talking with Maggie Campbell in June 2007. Tape 1 – about her trip to Orkney with Tiree Rural Development, the differences and similarities between the farming practices and way of life there, and the different resources on Orkney. Tape 2 – about her trip with Tiree Rural Development to Orkney and the hand-knitted jackets and waistcoats made there.


Minidisk recording of Lachie MacFadyen of Caoles talking to Maggie Campbell on 4/7/2007.

Lachie MacFadyen of Caoles talks to Maggie Campbell in July 2007 about the Tiree Rural Development to Orkney, how Orkney compare with Tiree, the crofting techniques practised there, the famous bere barley mill, their religious beliefs and the Italian Chapel decorated by Italian POWs.


Photocopied extracts `The Agriculture of the Hebrides` by James MacDonald.

Observations on the agriculture and resources of the Hebrides at the beginning of the 19th century, commissioned by the Board of Agriculture. Chapter on Tiree on p719.