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Documents about “Boarded Out” children from Glasgow City Children`s Dept. Annual Report 1950

Photocopied pages from the first annual report of the Corporation of the City of Glasgow Children`s Department about “boarded out” children from Glasgow (included some to Tiree) issued on the instructions of the Children`s Committee and covering the period 1st June 1949 to 31st May 1950. By R. Brough, Children`s Officer.

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Tiree Trust Newsletter – December 2008

Colour 4-page newsletter summarising recent activities of the Trust. Includes sections on The Trust Board of Directors, Big Lottery Funding, the Trust staff, office opening hours, What`s going on!!, Tiree community wind turbine, youth, access, environmental project, housing, harbour development, island visitors, membership.


Collection of personal items belonging to the late Miss Elsie MacKinnon (1920-2006), Lodge Farm, Kirkapol

(1) Bank Book belonging to Miss Elsie MacKinnon of Kirkapol, detailing banking from 1950 – 1972. This is for a Savings Account which was held at Scarinish Branch during this time, (2) One pair of crochet gloves handmade by Kate MacMacKinnon, (3) NHS Prescription Charges Executive Council Exemption Certificate, (4) An old fashioned hair clip.


Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 410, 16/2/2008.

Local news and events including the dispute between the trade union Unison and the Council, the wind turbine, Crossapol enterprise zone, youth worker post, the harbour project, an interview with Ian Gillies, the Council budget, a school trip to Glasgow and the results of the cattle sale on 9th February.