Tag Archives: retail trade

1998.294.1

Audio cassette recording of Annie Kennedy talking to Dr John Holliday in September 1998.

Annie Kennedy of Scarinish talks to Dr John Holliday in September 1998 about Scarinish school, her teachers and school meals, Cornaig school, the MacArthurs’ shop in Scarinish, making oatcakes and baking, the history of Scarinish Post Office, the store at the harbour and butchering on Tiree, the shoemaker in Scarinish, the Manse and ministers, Donald MacDougald’s cèilidh house, the Scarinish Hotel and farm, temperance, Baugh guest house, the Munns’ shop, Scarinish golf course, the changes World War II brought to Tiree, the dance hall at the pier, Lady Victoria Campbell, large families, poverty and neighbourliness, gamekeepers Peter Anderson and Jock Graham, and the telephone exchange.

2004.169.1

Scrapbook produced by Primary 6/7 in 1994-5.

Scrapbook of 14 pages with 40 colour photographs of the children in P6/7 in 1994-5 taken around the island.

2004.169.5

Thirteen colour photographs and page of information for a Primary School project for the Royal Highland Show Schools Shield 1994-5.

Thirteen photographs of P6/7 interviewing various food producers on Tiree and working on the questions plus a board-mounted page of information for a project for the Royal Highland Show Schools Shield 1994-5; poster for the Royal Highland Show 1996.

1999.146.1

Audio cassette recording of Hugh MacKinnon of Baugh talking to Dr John Holliday in January 1999.

Hugh MacKinnon of Baugh talks to Dr John Holliday in January 1999 about his early life and memories of his schooldays including the mine that blew up at Scarinish, the construction work in Tiree during the war, the station commander Preston Potts, the RAF base and planes crashes, the people living in Baugh, crofting, Dr Buchanan, the shops, his first bicycle and his father’s work. (Continued on AC90)

1999.146.2

Audio cassette recording of Hugh MacKinnon of Baugh talking to Dr John Holliday in January 1999.

(Continued from AC89) Hugh MacKinnon of Baugh talks to Dr John Holliday in January 1999 about the fire that destroyed the Scarinish shop, the first bank and bank manager on Tiree.

1998.301.1

Audio cassette recording of John George MacLean of Scarinish talking to Dr John Holliday in December 1998.

John George MacLean of Scarinish talk to Dr John Holliday in December 1998 about his early years and schooling at Scarinish, working at Baugh farm and elsewhere as a shepherd, the building of Tiree aerodrome, Italian POWs, the bad winter of 1942, wartime entertainment, RAF and other personnel, bomb disposal, the materials and methods used in thatching, community spirit, demolition of houses to make roads, stories about the Rev. MacKay and the fire in the old shop in Scarinish.

1998.279.1

Audio cassette recording of Meena Knapman of Kenovay talking to Dr John Holliday in September 1998.

Meena Knapman of Kenovay talks to Dr John Holliday in September 1998 about her early holidays on Tiree in the late 1920s and 1930s staying at Heanish then Vaul, the people in Vaul, the journey to Tiree from Glasgow and transport on Tiree, the funeral of John Brown from the Scarinish Hotel, Commander Dewar of Vaul, things to do on holiday in Tiree, shops and dances, Malcolm MacLean of Salum, the airport before WWII, memories of people and places, lighthouses seen from Tiree and Captain John MacKinnon of Vaul.

1998.287.1

Audio cassette recording of Elsie MacKinnon of Lodge Farm, Kirkapol talking to her daughter Fiona MacKinnon in June 1998.

Elsie MacKinnon of Lodge Farm, Kirkapol talks to her daughter Fiona in June 1998 about her adoption by Katie MacKinnon in 1925 when aged 9, the differences between Ashford in Middlesex where she came from and Tiree, her schooldays in Scarinish and Kirkapol, the work she did on Saturdays, toys and presents, Sundays on Tiree, the work on the croft, learning Gaelic, the population of the island, school sports, the work her aunt did and playing with friends, a school picnic at the Ringing Stone, the sense of community, fostering children, the people in Kirkapol, the construction of Ormer Cottage and the fire in the Scarinish shop.

1998.276.1

Audio cassette recording of Hector MacPhail talking at the Scarinish Hotel in January 1998.

Hector MacPhail of Ruaig talks at the Scarinish Hotel on 31st January 1998 about emigration to Canada, New Zealand and Patagonia, the Duke of Argyll’s factors, the MacNiven family, cattle droves, smacks and schooners, the shops at Middleton and Hynish, three Tiree men who emigrated to Seattle, ancient graveyards, a school trip to Dundee, Captain Donald MacKinnon of the Taeping, the Downie family, emigration history at Inverary Archives, CalMac boats, the storms in 1953 and 1968, the emigrations of 1855 and 1877. (Continued on AC43)

1998.283.1

Audio cassette recording of Donneil Kennedy talking to John Donald MacLean in June 1998.

Donneil Kennedy talks to John Donald MacLean (Teòn Dòmhnall a’ Mhuilinn) in June 1998 about the history of the knitwear factory, the sinking of the ferry Loch Seaforth in 1973, anecdotes about Hector Kennedy, Malcolm MacLean of Salum and John Kennedy of Crossapol, the pre-war shops on Tiree, the ghost at Island House, the appointment of vet Jimmy Wilson in 1973, the problems installing septic tanks, his uncle AndrewYoung’s war experiences, expeditions by horse and cart in the 1930s and his memories of Argyll County Council around 1970.