Tag Archives: roads

2007.6.3

Card with painting of Tiree by John Wetton Brown with page of information about the artist.

Card with painting of Tiree by John Wetton Brown with page of information about the artist.

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.

2004.49.4

Folder titled `Argyll County Council` containing correspondence with Tiree and Coll District Council 1928 – 1969.

Folder titled `Argyll County Council` containing correspondence with Tiree and Coll District Council 1928 – 1969 about piers, graveyards, schools, housing water supply and sewerage, war memorials, the airstrip on Coll, roads, ferry and air services.

2004.49.7

Folder titled `Tiree Ward Minutes` containing District Council papers dated from 1952 to 1964.

Folder titled `Tiree Ward Minutes` containing minutes of Tiree Ward meetings and Coll Ward meetings from 1952 to 1964 and some correspondence with Argyll County Council.

2004.36.6

Copy of letter dated 8/3/2004 to Katinka Stentoft from Alasdair Sinclair of Brock.

Information about Norse settlements of Tiree and difficulties in identifying them: the effects of wind-blown sand on the landscape, the scarcity of stone for building, the frequent winter flooding and the need for ditching, and the road-building programme during World War II (with three pages of photocopied photos). (For Katinka Stentoft`s settlement survey see 2004.40.1)

2000.198.1

Audio cassette recording of Donald Kennedy, Balevullin talking to Maggie Campebll in 2000.

Donald Kennedy (Dòmhnall Eachainn) of Balevullin talks to Maggie Campbell in 2000 about the people who used to live in Balevullin, the mill and sawmill, shipwrecks, carrageen, the shops, the roads in the area, where they went and who lived there, sea captains, his own time at sea and the changes he’s seen.

2000.120.1

Audio cassette recording of Hector MacKinnon, Kilkenneth talking to Maggie Campbell in May 2000.

Hector MacKinnon of Kilkenneth talks to Maggie Campbell in May 2000 about the people who used to live in Kilkenneth, their relations and employment, how the roads used to be and the large numbers of horses, the self-sufficiency of people in his young days, Land Leagues, wells, leaving Kilkenneth aged 18, the emigration to Canada after the Glassary closed, the fall in the population of Moss, the Tiree bards and the size of families.Tha Eachann Mhic Fhiongain a Cille Choinneach a’ bruidhinn ri Magaidh Chaimbeul anns a’ Mhàigh 2000 mu na daoine a b’ àbhaist a bhi fuireach ann an Cille Choinneach, an càirdean agus an dreuchd aca, staid na rathaidean o chionn fhada agus an àireamh mhòr eich a bh’ ann, cho fèin-bhith ’s bha daoine ann an làithean òige, ‘Land Leagues’, tobraichean, a’ fàgail Cille Choinneach mar a bha e ochd bliadhna deug a dh’ aois, daoine fàgail an dùthaich a’ dol gu Canada an dèidh do ’n Glasairidh dùnadh, cho beag de dhaoine a th’ anns a’ Mhòinteach, na bàird Thirisdich agus meud na teaghlaichean.