Tag Archives: old age death and burial

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1997.239.2

Audio cassette recording of Hugh MacLean of Barrapol talking to John Donald MacLean in 1997.

Hugh MacLean (Eòghann Dhòmhnaill Eòghainn Mhòr) of Barrapol talks to John Donald MacLean in 1997 about shipwrecks on Tiree’s coast, a song about the Vivo composed by John Brown of Kilmoluaig, the burial ground of a shipwrecked crew at Balevullin, the healthy diet of his younger days, changes in the fishing grounds, shooting duck, geese and cormorants, eating seafood and seaweed, his school-days at Heylipol School, his interest in piping and Tiree pipers and fiddlers, the names of the cliffs caves and fishing rocks at Kennavara and his wartime experiences. Tha Eòghann Dhòmhnaill Eòghainn Mhòr a Goirtean Dòmhnall a’ bruidhinn ri Teòn Dòmhnall a’ Mhuilinn ann an 1997 mu na luing-bhriseadh air na tràighean mun cuairt Thiriodh, òran a chaidh a’ sgrìobhadh mun Vivo le Iain ’IcIllDhuinn a Cill Moluaig, an cladh aig sgioba long-bhriseadh ann am Baile Mhuilinn, am biadh fallain a fhuair e ann an làithean òige, atharrachaidhean ann àiteachan iasgaich, an t-sealgaireachd lacha, geòidh agus sgairbh, ag itheadh biadh-cladaich agus feamainn, a làithean-sgoile an Sgoil na Mòintich, a spies ann am pìobaireachd, pìobairean agus fìdhlearan Thiriodh, ainmeannan nan stùcannan, uamhan agus carraigean ann an Ceann a’ Bhara agus deuchainn an àm a’ chogaidh.

1999.193.4

Black and white photograph of gravestone in Headlock North Cemetery, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand.

Gravestone in Havelock North Cemetery, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand for Alexander MacLean, born in Tiree on 30/5/1860 and died in New Zealand on 1/3/1931, his wife Catherine (1866-1913) and their son Alexander John MacLean (1894-1894).

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1999.193.5

Black and white photograph of gravestone in Headlock North Cemetery, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand.

Gravestone in Havelock North Cemetery, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand for Charles MacLean, born in Tiree and died in New Zealand on 11/12/1899, his wife Marion MacNeill, born in Tiree on 23/1/1865 and died in New Zealand on 1/9/1952, Lucy Jessie MacNeill, born in Tiree on 27/11/1883 and died in New Zealand on 21/9/1927, and the Rev. Alexander Charles (1898-1967).

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1999.193.6

Black and white photograph of gravestone in Headlock North Cemetery, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand.

Gravestone in Havelock North Cemetery, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand for Alexander Campbell, born on Tiree in 1851 and died in New Zealand on 22/11/1912, and his wife Anabella, born on Tiree in 1858 and died in New Zealand in 1953.

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1998.275.1

Audio cassette recording of Grace Campbell, Tullymet, talking to Liz Lapsley.

Grace Campbell talks to Liz Lapsley about her family and childhood memories, her schooldays, her life as a teacher, the loss of her parents and the shop, Scarinish Hotel and licencing, her mother`s working day, the hardships of youth, the start of the W.R.I., tinkers, blacksmiths, joiners, funerals, the first cars on Tiree, the plane landing on Gott Bay shore, local events and traditions.

2002.102.1

Audio cassette recording of Eilidh Kennedy`s 100th birthday celebration at Tigh a` Rudha recorded by Maggie Campbell on 3/6/2002.

Eilidih Kennedy`s 100th birthday celebration at Tigh a` Rudha featuring the Cornaig Ceilidh Band, pipers David Hunter and Martin Gillespie, Rev. Peter Williamson, Jean MacCallum talking to Eilidh Kennedy, Katina MacDonald, a song by Eilidh Oliver, and Mary Cameron singing a Gaelic hymn composed by Alec Hector MacPhail, Cornaig.

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