Tag Archives: other means of communication

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2011.80.2

Reminiscence of the emergency Wireless Telegraphy Services to the Hebrides in the 1920s

Printed internet download of the reminiscence of David H Murdoch about his time on the Emergency WT Service (Wireless Telegraphy Section of the British Post Office) to the Western Isles in the 1920s, including Tiree, Barra and South Uist. His job was to provide a communication service to the islands when the normal telegraph system failed.

2010.22.1

Update from the Atlantic Rising project 2010

Printout of email from Will Lorimer and sample internet content from the Atlantic Rising project. The Atlantic Rising team visit low-lying communities around the Atlantic edge that are being, or will be, affected by sea-level rises of 1m due to climate change. Includes Tiree, where Tiree school children and fishermen helped launch a huge message in a bottle. Will`s family have a second home at Hynish – Millport House.

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