Tag Archives: mary stewart


Tiree Memories Calendar 2011 by Alec Walker

“Tiree Memories” calendar 2011, by Alec Walker, showing black and white photographs of old Tiree. Photos: Mary Stewart in Scarinish Harbour, Balephetrish 1950s, Upper Vaul, Ruaig, Kilkenneth chapel, Scarinish from the air, Caoles, Claymore ferry, Hillcrest, Kilkenneth, Balephuil.


Aerial photograph of Scarinish ca 1940

Black & white aerial photograph of Scarinish ca 1940. Shows various houses and from bottom to top: white-roofed café, Scarinish School, the Reading Room (now An Iodhlann), the Cooperative store, harbour, Scarinish Hotel, wreck of Mary Stewart.



Archive film from 1944 about `The Isles of Youth`

DVD film from the Scottish Screen Archive about `The Isles of Youth`. Filmed in 1944, colour, silent. David MacBrayne`s silent film of various island scenery in the western isles, interspersed with poetic texts. Subjects include ferries, buses, Oban, Stornoway, Harris and Harris tweed, Rodeland & St.Clements Church, Uist, Barra, Tiree including the ship “Mary Stewart” abandoned in Scarinish Harbour but still intact, Lunga, Iona, Staffa, Mull, Highland Games.


DVD compilation of old films about Tiree

DVD compilation of six old films about Tiree created for the 2009 Feis Thiriodh film show from archive material from An Iodhlann – with accompanying programme. (1) Family holiday on Tiree 1957, (2) formation of the Crofters` Union 1985, (3) centenary of 1886 Crofters Act 1986, (4) Tiree Association sports day and first commercial flight 1929, (5) Tiree school trip to see concord at Heathrow 1984, (6) about Tiree with a ceilidh in the Lodge Hotel 1992.


Copied black and white photograph of the de Villiers children on the `Mary Stewart` in 1949.

The `Mary Stewart` in Scarinish harbour on 12/8/1949. L-R: Neil, Sheena and Morag de Villiers. The family were on holiday staying at Cornaigbeg. (Copy given by donor in Filing Cabinet 9 drawer1)



Copied colour photograph of Sheena Gardiner sitiing on the remains of the `Mary Stewart` in 2006.

Sheena Gardiner nee de Villiers sitting on the remains of the `Mary Stewart` on 31/8/2006. (Copy given by donor in Filing Cabinet 9 drawer1)