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Audio cassette recording of Hugh Archie MacCallum interviewed by Maggie Campbell on 28/9/2002.

Hugh Archie MacCallum talks to Maggie Campbell in September 2002 about the Cornaigbeg crofts, the crofters’ names and patronymics; old and new methods of farming, seaweed and its uses, cattle shows; shebeens, shops, cobblers, the grocer’s horse-drawn van; the old schoolhouse at Cornaig and the United Free Church at Whitehouse; the evil eye; the shipwreck of the Malve during World War I. Eòghann Èairdsidh ’Ic Chaluim a’ bruidhinn ri Magaidh Chaimbeul anns an t-Sultain 2002 mu croitean Chòrnaig Bhige, ainmean agus sloinneadhan nan croitearan, dòighean sean agus ùr air croitearachd, feamainn, fèill cruidh, shebeens, bùthan, greasaichean, carbad bùtha air a tharraing le each, an t-seann sgoil Chòrnaig agus an Eaglais Shaor aig an Taigh Gheal, an droch shùil, am Malve a chaidh air na sgeirean aig àm a’ Cheud Chogadh.


Photocopied book extract `List of Inhabitants of Tyree and their Age in September 1779` edited by Eric Cregeen.

The inhabitants listed by township and family.

Click here to view extract 1997.54.1 Cornaigmore


Photocopied extracts from book `Witchcraft & Second Sight in the Highlands & Islands of Scotland` by John Gregorson Campbell.

Tales and traditions collected entirely from oral sources by John Gregorson Campbell, minister of Tiree from 1861-91.


Photocopy of book `Argyll Estates Instructions` edited by Eric Cregeen.

The instructions given by John, the 5th Duke of Argyll to his Chamberlain in Mull and Morvern and his Chamberlain in Tiree with an introduction by Eric Cregeen.


Audio cassette recording of Alasdair Straker interviewed by Maggie Campbell in Balemartine on 9/10/02.

Maggie Campbell talks to Alasdair Straker of Balemartine in January 2002 about working with Willie Bunting in the 1950s delivering stores to the shops; the ferries; the shops in Balemartine, Balinoe, Balevullin, Baugh, Cornaig, Salum and Vaul and the butchers in Scarinish, Balevullin, Salum and Kenovay.

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