National Insurance contributions cards, and various forms and letters regarding the pension status of John MacArthur, Milton, during 1923-1931. From a collection of items found in Milton Cottage, Caoles.
Notice of Decision under the Old Age Pensions Act, and notice of authority for Ruaig Post Office to act as an agent for Isabella MacDonald, Milton in 1915. From a collection of items found in Milton Cottage, Caoles.
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Valuation notice for Hugh MacArthur’s house at Milton in 1966. From a collection of items found in Milton Cottage, Caoles.
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Magazine article about James and Archibald McDowall 1780-1894
Article published in Ancestor Vol. 29 No.3 2008, about the lives and deaths of James McDowall (1780-1821), who was the Excise Officer on Tiree from July 1891 until December 1821 when he died at sea off Coll on the way back from Mull, and his grandson Archibald McDowell (1850-1894), who died during service as a fireman in Melbourne, Australia. Written by Margaret Whitaker, wife of James McDowell`s g-g-g-grandson, in 2008. Includes a letter from Margaret Whitaker to An Iodhlann in January 2011.
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Book of GPO postage stamps, 1963
Complete 5-shilling book of postage stamps from 1963: 12 purple stamps @ 3d; 6 red @ 1d; 6 blue @ 2 1/2 d; 6 orange @ 1/2d, with information about postage rates and advertisements. Light blue card cover with stitched spine. Donated by Neil Munn, Middleton.
Franked envelope from Balemartine Post Office dated 1981
Franked envelope from Balemartine Post Office. Reads “Balemartine, Scarinish, Isle of Tiree, B 1 July 1981.
Typed document: The Gott Bay Pier Order, 1959
Crown Estate Order for the Council of the County of Argyll to undertake works to demolish the existing pierhead at Scarinish and erect a new t-shaped pierhead.
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Article in Oban Times 1911 about the annual business meeting of the Scarinish Library Committee
Copy of an article published in the Oban Times on 5th Aug 1911 about the annual business meeting of the Scarinish Library Committee held within the Reading Room of the library. Chaired by Mr Hugh MacDonald, postmaster, secretary and librarian. Also present: Mr MacDiarmid, factor, Rev. D. MacPherson and Mr Kenneth MacKenzie, Scarinish. Mentions death of Dr. Buchanan.
Tiree and Coll Community Directory 1998/99
Small booklet listing the various community groups and organisations on Coll and Tiree, with summaries of their aims and activities, and contact details of these and other useful organisations.