Hand-framed newspaper obituary for Jessie Ann MacDonald of Milton Cottage, Caoles, who died at the age of 18 in 1898. She attended school at Ruaig and Glasgow, worked in Glasgow, then returned to Tiree to work in the post office. Daughter of Archibald MacDonald, who worked for MacBrayne ferries. From a collection of items found in Milton Cottage, Caoles.
Copy of a typed Gaelic poem by Hector MacArthur, Moss (Eachann Alasdair), titled ‘Cumha do Dhonnachadh / Lament for Duncan’, about his brother.
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Printed eulogy read out at the funeral of Angus Munn, Heanish (1927-2015), written by his daughter.
Book ‘Carmina Gadelica – Ortha nan Gaidheal, Vol. II’ of hymns and incantations from the highlands and islands of Scotland, translated into English by Alexander Carmichael, 1900.
Book ‘Carmina Gadelica – Ortha nan Gaidheal, Vol. I’ of hymns and incantations from the highlands and islands of Scotland, translated into English by Alexander Carmichael, 1900. Signed by the author on the inside front cover in fountain pen “To Mr Kenneth MacLeod with the ???? love of Alexander Carmichael, Edinburgh, Latha Bealltain, 1907”.
Copy of the death certificate of James Smith, Kilmarnock, who died as a result of injuries sustained in an accident while working at Tiree airport in 1956.
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Copy of the death certificate of Hector Cameron, Balephuil (1836-1883), who emigrated to Canada in the early 1860s with is brother Donald Cameron. Hector is buried at Belsyde Cemetery, Fergus, Ontario.
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Death certificate for Hugh MacArthur, Tullymet, Gott/Scarinish (1892-1988). Hugh died in Dalintart Hospital, Oban.
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Handwritten death notice for Alex Kennedy, Balevullin, for submission to the Oban Times newspaper in 1967.
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