Tag Archives: glassary

2000.61.26

CD Pròiseact Thiriodh CD-SA1974-79.

Hector Kennedy of Kilkenneth talks about the death by fever of Rev. Duncan MacDougall’s wife and two children, house improvements, exchanging crofts, the kelp factory, the MacDonalds, tells a story about Niall Eachann, talks about the shop at Bail’ Ùr, shopkeeper Duncan MacKinnon, the ditches around Mannal, Balemartine, Loch a’ Phuill and Loch Bhasapol, John MacMillan shepherd to farmer Donald Campbell (Dòmhnall a’ Ruighe) at Baugh and the Reef, the Hendersons of Balemartine who lived for a while under an upturned boat, John MacNeill, tenants’ rent and the Campbells of Kilmoluaig who emigrated to Canada.

2000.61.51

Mini-disk SA1974/79.

Hector Kennedy of Kilkenneth talks about the death by fever of Rev. Duncan MacDougall’s wife and two children, house improvements, exchanging crofts, the kelp factory, the MacDonalds, tells a story about Niall Eachann, talks about the shop at Bail’ Ùr, shopkeeper Duncan MacKinnon, the ditches around Mannal, Balemartine, Loch a’ Phuill and Loch Bhasapol, John MacMillan shepherd to farmer Donald Campbell (Dòmhnall a’ Ruighe) at Baugh and the Reef, the Hendersons of Balemartine who lived for a while under an upturned boat, John MacNeill, tenants’ rent and the Campbells of Kilmoluaig who emigrated to Canada.

1998.263.8

Hardback book `Hebridean Journey` by Halliday Sutherland.

An account of the tour by the author around the Hebrides by steamer (for Tiree see pp 108-138).

2001.171.1

Audio cassette recording of Charlie MacLeish talking to Maggie Campbell on 19/9/2001 at his home in Sandaig .

Charlie MacLeish of Sandaig talks to Maggie Campbell in September 2001 about his childhood memories of Tiree in the 1940s, the people and the houses in Sandaig and how the place has changed since he was a boy; Charlie also talks the plane and ferries services and how they have changed.

2000.120.1

Audio cassette recording of Hector MacKinnon, Kilkenneth talking to Maggie Campbell in May 2000.

Hector MacKinnon of Kilkenneth talks to Maggie Campbell in May 2000 about the people who used to live in Kilkenneth, their relations and employment, how the roads used to be and the large numbers of horses, the self-sufficiency of people in his young days, Land Leagues, wells, leaving Kilkenneth aged 18, the emigration to Canada after the Glassary closed, the fall in the population of Moss, the Tiree bards and the size of families.Tha Eachann Mhic Fhiongain a Cille Choinneach a’ bruidhinn ri Magaidh Chaimbeul anns a’ Mhàigh 2000 mu na daoine a b’ àbhaist a bhi fuireach ann an Cille Choinneach, an càirdean agus an dreuchd aca, staid na rathaidean o chionn fhada agus an àireamh mhòr eich a bh’ ann, cho fèin-bhith ’s bha daoine ann an làithean òige, ‘Land Leagues’, tobraichean, a’ fàgail Cille Choinneach mar a bha e ochd bliadhna deug a dh’ aois, daoine fàgail an dùthaich a’ dol gu Canada an dèidh do ’n Glasairidh dùnadh, cho beag de dhaoine a th’ anns a’ Mhòinteach, na bàird Thirisdich agus meud na teaghlaichean.

1998.284.1

Audio cassette recording of Hugh MacLean of Barrapol talking to John Donald MacLean in March 1998.

Hugh MacLean (Eòghann Dhòmhnaill Eòghainn Mhòir) of Barrapol talks to John Donald MacLean (Teòn Dòmhnall a’ Mhuilinn)about Tiree bards, the wreck of the Vivo and other ships, a cobbler in Mannal, collecting peat from the Ross of Mull, the fiddler of Sandaig and his genealogy, the kelp industry, the factor Iain Campbell, temperance, the weather, diet, agricultural methods, the beaches, cars and the arrival of the first plane; Hugh also sings some songs and plays a number of tunes on the electronic bagpipes. Tha Eòghann Dhòmhnaill Eòghainn Mhòir a Goirtean Dòmhnaill a’ bruidhinn ri Teòn Dòmhnall a’ Mhuilinn mu na bàird Thirisdeach, mun lon-bhriseadh Vivo agus bàtaichean eile, greusaiche a Mannal, a’ toir mòine on Ross Mhuileach, fidhleir Shandaig agus a shloinntearachd, obair a’ cheilp, am bàillidh Iain Caimbeul, measarrachd, an tìde, obair fearainn, na tràighean, carbadan agus mar a thàinig a cheud itealan; tha Eòghann cuideachd a’ seinn òrain agus a’ cluich fonn air a’ phìob eleactronaich.