Tiree Annual / Bliadhnail Thiriodh 2014. Annual magazine of history and nature articles, the year’s births, marriages & deaths, summary of achievements of Tiree Community Development Trust. Compiled by Simon Wellock on behalf of Tiree Community Business.
Typed copy of Edward Curtis-Stanford`s journal 1864
Copy of hand-typed transcript of the journal of Edward Charles Cortis-Stanford dated 3rd January 1864, about his seaweed processing factory at Middleton/Sandaig.
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A history of Edward Curtis Standford on Tiree
Print-out of a talk about the history of chemist Edward Stanford and the kelp industry on Tiree in the late 1800s, presented at the 2013 Feis, plus accompanying lists, documents, papers, letters etc relevant to Stanford and seaweed processing industry in Scotland and Tiree.
Report on the Truck System in Scotland 1887, with section on the Glassary, Tiree
Report on the truck systems in Scotland by Alexander Redgrave, HM Chief Inspector of Factories, in 1887. Presented to both Houses of Parliament. Section about the Glassary Factory on Tiree.
Copied marriage certificate for James Sleven and Jane Muirhead who were married in 1856.
Marriage certificate for James Sleven, manager of the chemical works at the Glassary in 1868, and Jane Muirhead who were married in the Gorbals on 6th June 1856.
Copied death certificate for Charles Robert Sleven who died in 1924.
Death certificate for Charles Robert Sleven, a chemical worker, who died on 1st June 1924. Charles was born in Middleton Cottage on 2nd August 1868, son of James Sleven, manager of the Glassary, and his wife, Jane Muirhead.