Tag Archives: factors

2013.126.5

Photograph of John MacKinnon, Balevullin, ca 1920

Sepia photograph of John MacKinnon of An Caladh, Balevullin, and an unknown woman, probably his wife Margaret (nee Kennedy), around 1920. John MacKinnon was the 8th Duke of Argyll`s “ground officer… during a troubled time” on Tiree. Original stored in filing cabinet 10 drawer 1.

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2013.82.19

Notice from the Edinburgh Gazette 1927 regarding changes to the powers of the Gott Bay Pier Trustees

Printed transcript of a notice from the Edinburgh Gazette 1927 regarding changes to the powers of the Gott Bay Pier Board of Trustees to set levys and rates for ballast, water etc. Trustees named: Hugh MacDiarmid, Island House, Rev Kenneth MacKay, Gott, Colin Brown, Scarinish, Malcolm MacLean, Kirkapol, Donald MacArthur, Scarinish, Malcom MacKinnon, Scarinish, William George MacDiamid, Island House, Dr Thomas Wyper Stewart, Easdale.

2011.121.1

Photograph of Duncan MacLean, W.Hynish and his sisters, ca 1900

Sepia photograph from a postcard of Duncan MacLean (a` Chiobair), W.Hynish and his sisters Peigi and Jessie, outside `The Shepherd`s Cottage`, Hynish, ca 1900. L-R: Sine Chaluim Bhàin, Peigi a` Chiobair, Jessie, Duncan MacLean (a` Choibair). Sine looked after Jessie who developed dementia. Another of Duncan`s sisters lived in Islay and was there when one of the boats from Fuadach Bhaile Phuill was blown to Islay. Duncan himself had advised them not to go out that morning. The house was enlarged in 1936. It is in W. Hynish (na Cùiltean) and dates from when E & W Hynish was in one farm under the Factor`s brother (MacQuarrie). (Large printed copy and information stored in filing cabinet 9 drawer 3)

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2010.18.5

Letters regarding the registration of Lodge Farm, Kirkapol with the Scottish Land Court, 1955

Six letters and documents regarding the registration of Lodge Farm, Kirkapol with the Scottish Land Court and subsequent transfer of tenancy from John MacKinnon to his daughter Elsie MacKinnon in 1955. Documents are from Argyll Estates, Hosack & Sutherland, Solicitors, Oban, and the Scottish Land Court.

2000.61.1

CD Pròiseact Thiriodh CD-SA1953-54.

Donald Sinclair (Dòmhnall Chluim Bhain) of Balephuil talks about old stories; Murdo MacDonald plays some accordion tunes; children sing a Gaelic song; Hector MacLean tells a traditional story about a curse put on the factor; humerous song by an unknown artist; two stories told by John MacIntyre of Mull.

2000.61.28

Mini-disk SA1953/54.

Donald Sinclair (Dòmhnall Chluim Bhain) of Balephuil talks about old stories; Murdo MacDonald plays some accordion tunes; children sing a Gaelic song; Hector MacLean tells a traditional story about a curse put on the factor; humerous song by an unknown artist; two stories told by John MacIntyre of Mull.

1998.276.1

Audio cassette recording of Hector MacPhail talking at the Scarinish Hotel in January 1998.

Hector MacPhail of Ruaig talks at the Scarinish Hotel on 31st January 1998 about emigration to Canada, New Zealand and Patagonia, the Duke of Argyll’s factors, the MacNiven family, cattle droves, smacks and schooners, the shops at Middleton and Hynish, three Tiree men who emigrated to Seattle, ancient graveyards, a school trip to Dundee, Captain Donald MacKinnon of the Taeping, the Downie family, emigration history at Inverary Archives, CalMac boats, the storms in 1953 and 1968, the emigrations of 1855 and 1877. (Continued on AC43)