Small pair of ‘Le Jockey Club, Paris’ binoculars in their original leather case. Thought to be made in Paris around WWI for watching opera and field sports. Probably used on Tiree for monitoring livestock.
DVD compilation of sections of old films about Tiree, made in 2016 from videos held in An Iodhlann amongst others. Includes footage of: ferries, the Mary Stewart, Scarinish harbour, Scarinish Hotel, the ringing stone, Nester and Gavin Carter’s bakery and bread making, school bus driven by butcher Donald MacLean, The Reef, livestock health, Balephetrish, Mannal, Balemartine, Baugh, Tiree High School, children singing a traditional Gaelic hunting song, accordion music and several accordionists, Gaelic songs sung by locals at a ceilidh, thatched houses and thatching with Hector Brown, Alexander MacNeill’s opinions on thatched houses (1985), Am Bail Ur in Balephuil, Iain MacKinnon talking in Gaelic and English in his house at Kilmoluaig, Hynish harbour and buildings, harvesting and stooks, Cornaig mill, livestock sales, airport, bands, Balevullin, An Iodhlann, Tiree Music Festival, Travee, aerial view of a seal swimming, bicycles, schoolyard games, sheep shearing, Gott Bay pier, cattle, pipe music, shops, ships, Vaul, timelapse film of the sky as the sun sets and rises, young Eilidh Campbell and her brother talk in Gaelic about life on Tiree. Other people include: Ann Carter, Douglas Carter, Sinclair Carter, Olwen Carter, Monica Smith (nee Davis), Neil MacPhail, Angus MacPhail, Mairi Campbell, Bernard Smith, Iain MacDonald, Iain Brown, Iain MacLean, Myra Brown, Hector Campbell, Alex MacArthur, Gordon Connell.
Innes’s Farmers’ Movement of Stock Register belonging to Alex Kennedy, Moss, covering the period 1943-1960. The Movement of Animals Order of 1925, required that all movements of livestock to and from the farm/croft had to be recorded.
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Information about the Tiree Cattle Health Group and Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD)
Guide to the Tiree Cattle Health Group and leaflet about protecting Tiree cattle from Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD).
Catalogues for livestock sales at Tiree Rural Centre in 2007 and 2008
Three catalogues produced by United Auctions listing the sellers` names and stock for sale of cattle and sheep at the Tiree Rural Centre on 27th October 2007, 9th February 2008 and 1st May 2008.
Collection of Clydesdale stud books 1933-1948
Collection of 11 Clydesdale horse stud books belonging to Alec MacLean, Rubha Cottages, Tiree, listing foals, mares and stallions by stud number, for the years: 1933, 1934, 1936, 1938, 1940, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1948. Includes list of stallions that travelled districts or served mares, list of winners of the society`s premiums, horse obituary, roll of members of Clydesdale Horse Society, index of horses, index of breeders and owners.
Clydesdale pedigree cards, photos and notice of meeting
Collection of four Clydesdale horse pedigree cards, two black & white photos of Clydesdale horses (with John MacLean, Cornaigbeg, Tiree?), an invitation to a meeting of the Tiree Heavy Horse Breeding Society in Scarinish School on 20th Feb. 1943 addressed to Mr John MacLean, The Brae, Cornaigbeg, Tiree, and a newspaper cutting “Clydesdale Export Trade Revives”. All items were between the pages of a collection of Clydesdale horse stud books from 1933 to 1948 belonging to Alec MacLean, Tiree.