Tag Archives: mixed farming

2009.82.5

Old printed text about the initiation ceremony of new horsemen

Short printed text about a traditional initiation ceremony of new horsemen (source and year unkown). This item was amongst lecture display material of Robert Beck, Ruaig (2009.82.4). Begins “In the days before tractors…”

2009.17.3

TRD newsletter – christmas 2008

Coloured single-sheet newsletter summarising TRD activities during 2008 including: foreward from Alastair MacInnes (Chairman), Conservation & Access Service 2008, Notice of AGM and proposed changes to Memorandum & Articles, What`s happening about the levy?, Three and a half year Rural Centre Managemetn and Promotion funding comes to an end, Future Plans for TRD, Croft-to-croft collection of bale-wrap for recycling imminent, article by Donald Morrison (Area Managing Director for United Auctions), Note for the Conservaiton Officer, Boys involved in Rural Skills programme, notice for Donald Harrison`s Retirement event, News of Flora in New Zealand.

2009.17.4

Tiree Access & Conservation Report

Report presented to the Board of Directors of TRD Ltd, on Wed 3rd Dec. 2008. By Iain MacKinnon. Commissioned by Tiree Community Devlopment Trust to explore and research some of the difficulties that have arisen on Tiree as a result of increasing numbers of campers, camper vans and tourist related activities. Summarises survey methodology, results, areas of concern and recommendations.

2009.17.8

Article about Tiree crofters, 1965

Article about a number of successful and prosperous crofters on Tiree by Campbell K Finlay. People included with photographs are Mr AD Brown (Tobermory), Mrs Margaret Brown, Vaul, Mr Malcolm M MacLean, Salum, Mr AH MacPhail, Clachan, Mr AGH Bruton, Lodge Hotel, Mr LJ MacFadyen, Kenovay, Mr JL MacInnes, Salum, Mr W MacPhee, gamekeeper to Argyll Estates.

2000.61.50

Mini-disk SA1974/77.

Hector Kennedy of Kilkenneth talks about the first electric torch on the island, weather forecasting, using burning peat as a torch, Donald Kennedy – Rìgh na Mòintich, Land Leagues, Rev. MacNiven, the occupations of his family, crofting, kelp, food, the shops, Anna Dhuireach and describes two farmers.

2000.61.25

CD Pròiseact Thiriodh CD-SA1974-77.

Hector Kennedy of Kilkenneth talks about the first electric torch on the island, weather forecasting, using burning peat as a torch, Donald Kennedy – Rìgh na Mòintich, Land Leagues, Rev. MacNiven, the occupations of his family, crofting, kelp, food, the shops, Anna Dhuireach and describes two farmers.

1999.146.1

Audio cassette recording of Hugh MacKinnon of Baugh talking to Dr John Holliday in January 1999.

Hugh MacKinnon of Baugh talks to Dr John Holliday in January 1999 about his early life and memories of his schooldays including the mine that blew up at Scarinish, the construction work in Tiree during the war, the station commander Preston Potts, the RAF base and planes crashes, the people living in Baugh, crofting, Dr Buchanan, the shops, his first bicycle and his father’s work. (Continued on AC90)