Tag Archives: golf

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Vaul Golf Club score card and rules, ca 1995

Colour A6 trifold score card for Vaul Golf Club, with a map of the layout of the course and rules of play. Includes adverts for Tiree Motor Company, The Glassary, Bernard D Smith & Son, F & S Maxwell Craft Centre, I & F MacLeod, A. MacLennan Motors.


Reminiscence of the emergency Wireless Telegraphy Services to the Hebrides in the 1920s

Printed internet download of the reminiscence of David H Murdoch about his time on the Emergency WT Service (Wireless Telegraphy Section of the British Post Office) to the Western Isles in the 1920s, including Tiree, Barra and South Uist. His job was to provide a communication service to the islands when the normal telegraph system failed.


Certificates and census records relating to people associated with the development of Vaul golf course, early 1900s

Census record and marriage certificate for James Hobbens, the greenkeeper of Vaul Golf Course in 1911. Census record for the McNeil family including Charles McNeil who funded the development of the Vaul Golf Course in the early 1900s. Death certificate for John McNeil, Charles McNeil`s father, in 1927. His death is one of the reasons the funding dried up.


Section of 1933 Tiree map indicating a golf course at Scarinish

Colour photocopy of a section of a 1933 Ordnance Survey map indicating the location of a golf course behind Scarinish. Original includes Baugh, The Reef, Crossapol, Heylipol, Balemartine, Mannal, Hynish, Balephuil, Barrapol and Moss.


DVD film “Kids on Tiree” made by Tiree children with BBC LAB team who visited the Tiree Feis 2010

DVD of films made at a BBC LAB film-making workshop with children during Feis Thiriodh in July 2010. English and Gaelic versions. Features John Isaacson, Eirin Beese, Maya Arkless, Mark, Ben, Fiona, Ewan, Mhairi MacKinnon, Eilidh MacFadyen, Neil Oliver, Rosie Roberts and Argyll MacArthur. Running time 5 mins.

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