Tag Archives: lochs

2005.2.1

Video recording of Grampian TV`s `Rising to the Challenge` broadcast on 28/1/2004.

Grampian TV programme about the Calor Gas Community of the Year Award featuring Pultenaytown in Wick and Tiree with Catriona MacLennan, Liz Lapsley, Iain MacKinnon (Hillcrest), RSPB John Bowler, Colin Woodcock and others with shots of An Talla, the Rural Centre and Loch Bhasapol.

2000.61.26

CD Pròiseact Thiriodh CD-SA1974-79.

Hector Kennedy of Kilkenneth talks about the death by fever of Rev. Duncan MacDougall’s wife and two children, house improvements, exchanging crofts, the kelp factory, the MacDonalds, tells a story about Niall Eachann, talks about the shop at Bail’ Ùr, shopkeeper Duncan MacKinnon, the ditches around Mannal, Balemartine, Loch a’ Phuill and Loch Bhasapol, John MacMillan shepherd to farmer Donald Campbell (Dòmhnall a’ Ruighe) at Baugh and the Reef, the Hendersons of Balemartine who lived for a while under an upturned boat, John MacNeill, tenants’ rent and the Campbells of Kilmoluaig who emigrated to Canada.

2000.61.51

Mini-disk SA1974/79.

Hector Kennedy of Kilkenneth talks about the death by fever of Rev. Duncan MacDougall’s wife and two children, house improvements, exchanging crofts, the kelp factory, the MacDonalds, tells a story about Niall Eachann, talks about the shop at Bail’ Ùr, shopkeeper Duncan MacKinnon, the ditches around Mannal, Balemartine, Loch a’ Phuill and Loch Bhasapol, John MacMillan shepherd to farmer Donald Campbell (Dòmhnall a’ Ruighe) at Baugh and the Reef, the Hendersons of Balemartine who lived for a while under an upturned boat, John MacNeill, tenants’ rent and the Campbells of Kilmoluaig who emigrated to Canada.

2004.90.2

Handrawn map by Alan Reid, Kenovay with various depths of Loch Bhasapol.

Rough map showing various depth measurements in feet of Loch Bhasapol by Alan Reid of Kenovay in April 2004.

2001.75.11

Photocopied letter to Lord Archibald Campbell dated 22/9/1899 from Hugh MacDiarmid (Bundle 924).

Letter to Lord Archibald Campbell dated 22/9/1899 from Hugh MacDiarmid about a sword found by drainers several feet under the surface of a drained loch, Loch an Duin, in Moss, with attached photograph (poor).

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2003.189.1

Audio cassette recording of Alasdair MacArthur, Balemartine recorded by himself.

Alasdair MacArthur (Alasdair Sheumais Alasdair) talks about the island of Tiree starting with the beauty of Happy Valley then going through the townships naming shops, hills, churches, harbours, shebeens, lochs and schools and describing the different views; Alasdair also recites two poems composed by himself, one called A’ fàgail Thiriodh and the other in memory of the people named on the War Memorial in Scarinish. Tha Alasdair Sheumais Alasdair a’ bruidhinn mu Eilean Thiriodh tòiseachadh le maise a’ Chlèit an sin a’ dol troimhe na bailtean ag ainmeachadh bùthan, beanntan, eaglaisean, puirt, ‘shebeens’, lochan agus sgoiltean agus toirt cunntas air na diofar sheallaidhean; tha Alasdair a’ gabhail dà rann a’ sgrìobh e fhèin, aon dhiubh A’ fàgail Thiriodh agus am fear eile mar chuimhneachan air na daoine a tha ainmichte air fas-charn a’ chogadh ann an Sgairinis.