Softback book ‘Correspondence from July, 1846, to February, 1847, Relating to the Measures Adopted for the Relief of the Distress in Scotland…’ Great Britain Treasury, 2012. Government correspondence about Famine Relief in the Highlands. Includes separate index listing references to Tiree.
Click here to view index 2017.26.1 Tiree references | Tags: argyll estates, banking, boats and water travel, canada, central government and law, clothing, corn, cottars, crinan canal, crofting, destitution, doctors, drainage, emigration, employment, fishing, food, fuel, harbours, health, merchants, ministers, mull, peats, population, potato famine, rents, ships, the church, tobermory, transport| | Dates: 1800s, 1900s, 2000s| | Object Types: book|
Book `They Came From Tiree` by Gene Donald Lamont.
A history of Tiree from 7000 BC to 1851 AD with chapters on the economic situation in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, the famine years and emigration to Canada.
Periodical `The Coll Magazine`, No. 3, 1985.
Articles about lobster fishing, the wreck of the Nevada, the coastguard on Coll, the potato famine, butterflies and moths, orchids and lichens, early travellers to Coll and other local news.
| Tags: animals, boats and water travel, butterflies, coll, fishing, fishing and fishermen, gathering food and other materials, lobsters and creels, other memorable events, plants, potato famine, shipwrecks| | Object Types: newsprint|
Audio cassette recording of Gilleasbuig Kennedy of West Hynish talking to Maggie Campbell in June 2004
Gilleasbuig Kennedy of West Hynish talks to Maggie Campbell in June 2004 about the meaning of the name ‘Na Cuiltean’, the division of the small crofts in 1907, the potato famine, the changing weather over the years, storms that hit West Hynish, the ability of Hynish people to predict the future, his mother’s baking skills and knowledge of traditional medicines both of which she passed on to him. (Continues on AC355)
| Tags: crofters and crofting, cure diagnosis and prophylaxis of disease, disasters, food, gaelic, meteorology, potato famine, prophecy and second sight, weather, west hynish| | Townships: west hynish| | Object Types: audio recording| | People: Campbell, Mrs Margaret, Kilmoluaig|
Hardback book `Six Inner Hebrides` by Noel Banks.
Comprehensive account of six inner Hebrides: Eigg, Rum, Canna, Muck, Coll and Tiree.
| Tags: animals, boats and water travel, civil wars and clan battles risings, communities, education and cultural services, emigration, greenhill, kelp, land leagues, local conflicts with authority, plants, potato famine, the church| | Townships: greenhill| | Object Types: book|
Paperback book `The Great Highland Famine` by T. M. Devine.
A detailed account of the clearances of the 19th century, landlordism, crofting life, emigration and migration.
| Tags: canada, clearances, crofters and crofting, disasters, emigration, fishing, kelp, land tenure, local conflicts with authority, migration within the british isles, mixed farming, napier commission, potato famine, the community| | Dates: 1840s, 1850s, 1860s, 1870s, 1880s, 1890s| | Object Types: book|
Paperback book `Letters from the Highlands` by Robert Somers.
Collection of letters written in 1847 during a `tour of inquiry` into the effects of the potato famine in the Highlands and published in the North British Daily Mail.
Paperback book `Contempt, Sympathy and Romance` by Krisztina Fenyo.
An examination of the attitude of Lowland Scots to Highland Gaels in the 19th century as expressed in the press.