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2016.64.1

Scanned images of a family bible given to Archie Walker, Moss, by his sister Catherine on 14 December 1916, and of three postcards (see 2016.64.2 to 4) from Donald Winn who was stationed at RAF Tiree during WWII. The bible was later given to Archie’s daughter Ann MacDonald Kennedy, who married Donald Winn, RAF Tiree. Other names written on the back inside cover of the bible are Mrs MacKinnon, Renfrew, Mr Donald Walker, Renfrew, Mr James McLellan, Inverness, and Miss A Tuseford, Derby. Size: 75 x 105 x 15 mm.

These items were brought to Tiree by Ann and Don’s daughter, Catriona Morag Laforge (nee Winn), Canada, during A’Bhuain – Tiree Homecoming in May 2016.

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2015.53.1

Photocopied extract from handwritten ledgers containing the Minutes of the Provincial Synod of Argyll, August 1839 to August 1841. Relates to a report to the Synod in August 1840, which expressed concern about the spiritual state of Tyree, As a result, the Presbytery of Mull convened an investigation on the island.