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Order of service for the funeral of Rev Bob Higham (1937-2020), and a letter to John Holliday, Balephuil, from Bob’s wife, Di Higham, dated 9/03/2020. Rev Higham was the Church of Scotland minister of the Parish of Tiree during 1995-2002. He published a book about life as a minister on a Hebridean island, was a driving force behind the Tiree Heritage Society, and is buried at Polwarth in the Scottish Borders.



Texts from the funeral of Alasdair Sinclair, Brock, 2009

Programme of church service, 3 colour photographs, and eulogy and tributes to Alasdair MacKinnon Sinclair, Brock (1923-2009), engineer and enthusiastic co-founder of An Iodhlann. A service of thanksgiving and remembrance was held at Kirkapol Church on 20 Jan. 2009.


Letters from Marion Blair to her brother and sister regarding the death of their brother Archie (Dunne?) and his funeral on Tiree

Two photocopied letters from Marion Blair of Partick, Glasgow, to her brother and sister, Duncan and Georgina, in 1931. The letters tell of the death of their brother Archie (Dunne?) in Glasgow and the difficulty and expense of transporting his coffin to Tiree via Oban.