Documents relating to the 1939-1945 Roll of Honour, and Air Forces Memorial at Cooper’s Hill, Runnymede, posted to Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay & Linlithgow, in 1951-1960. Donald’s son, Charles McLean, went missing in action over the English Channel during WWII, while serving as a Pilot Officer with the RAF, and is named on the Runnymede memorial. Part of a large collection of items belonging to and about Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay (1890-1981), and his family.
Printout from Canada’s Historic Places website about the Bard John MacLean Cemetery in Nova Scotia, also known as Glen Bard Cemetery. Bard John MacLean emigrated from Caoles to Nova Scotia with his wife and three children in 1819. The cemetery is named after him. Contains colour photographs of the cemetery and information about John MacLean.
Black & white sketch of Rev. Donald MacCallum by J Gordon Murdoch, Cambuslang 1923. From the frontispiece of Donald’s book ‘Dain Domhnullan’. The Reverend MacCallum was minister of Heylipol during 1887-1889. He was a key agitator during the Highland Clearances and a chief leader during Tiree’s Crofters’ War. A memorial cairn ‘Tùr Mhic Chaluim’ was erected by the people of Tiree at Kilkenneth-Moss.
Black & white photograph of the Rev. Donald MacCallum (seated) and an unidentified crofter at the cairn at Kilkenneth, which was erected to him by the people of Tiree in 1889 for all he did for them during the Crofters’ War. Digitally enhanced from a copy of the original, which was published in a newspaper from the time.
Booklet in Gaelic of sermons by An t-Urramach Donull MacCalum / Rev. Donald MacCallum minister at Sgire-nan-Loch, Isle of Lewis, around 1890. It is likely that the booklet once had a heavy cover. Chapters are titled: Do Mhurchadh MacLeoid an-t-Eildier, with a photograph; Am beannachadh; An tur laidir; Dol dhachaidh with a photograph of Rev. Calum MacCalum; Fear-ar-graidh, with a photograph of Rev Donald MacCallum giving a sermon in church; An Daingneach, ard, with a photograph of An t-Urramach Donall MacCalum himself. The Reverend MacCallum was minister of Heylipol during 1887-1889. He was a key agitator during the Highland Clearances and a chief leader during Tiree’s Crofters War. A memorial cairn ‘Tùr Mhic Chaluim’ was erected by the people of Tiree at Kilkenneth-Moss.
Small hardback booklet of public addresses made by Rev. Donald MacCallum (1849-1929) of Waternish, Skye, dated 1884. The Reverend MacCallum was minister of Heylipol during 1887-1889. He was a key agitator during the Highland Clearances and a chief leader during Tiree’s Crofters’ War. A memorial cairn ‘Tùr Mhic Chaluim’ was erected by the people of Tiree at Kilkenneth-Moss.
One of the ceramic red poppies from the display of 888,246 from the Tower of London in 2014 commemorating the centenary of the outbreak of the first world war. Each represented one British or colonial life lost. Bought and donated by Greta Travers who was posted to Tiree as a WAAF in 1945, during the second world war. The poppy was placed in the ground in front of the RAF Halifax memorial at Tiree’s airport for a while during 2015. See also 2017.12.2
Photograph of a Remembrance Day wreath “On behalf of Tiree”, 2014
Colour photograph of a wreath of poppies with a ribbon stating “On behalf of Tiree”, placed on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the National War Memorial in Ottawa, Canada, on Remembrance Day, 11 November 2014. It is unknown who placed the wreath.
Audio recording of talks at the Halifax memorial event, 2014
Talks by various participants, including Mike Hughes and Ken Organ, of the commemoration event at An Talla on 16th August 2014 on the 70th anniversary of the fatal collision of two RAF Halifax aircraft over Tiree.
List of names of 13 soldiers and sailors of Heylipol Parish who fell in the Great War 1914-1919, transcribed from a brass plaque above the altar in Heylipol Church in 2014. Names include Lamont, MacDonald, MacFadyen, MacFarlane, MacLaren, MacKinnon, MacPhail, Sinclair and MacArthur.