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Notice from the Edinburgh Gazette 1917 regarding movements of sheep under the Diseases of Animals Act 1914

Printed transcript of a notice from the Edinburgh Gazette 1917 regarding the law concerning the movement of sheep and sheep-dipping with relation to the Diseases of Animals Act of 1894 and 1914.


The Colin MacPhail collection – file folder 2

Collection of original letters, documents, photographs etc. from 1920-1970, found in Colin MacPhail`s byre at Crossapol. Includes: correspondence and articles about his crofts and crofting, drainage, auction marts and the Balephetrish Sheep Stock Club. For example:


The Kerol Stockowner`s Notebook 1924

Small orange/brown card covered notebook for the recording the use of `Kerol` products as stock remedies. Includes instructions for use, testimonials, calendar, advice regarding ailments, and pages for the stockperson`s own notes. Handwritten notes are by Colin MacPhail of Crossapol.



Photograph of cattle and sheep waiting to be loaded onto the ferry ca 1990.

Colour photograph of cattle and sheep wating to be loaded onto the ferry at Gott Bay pier around 1990. After the cars and foot passengers were onboard, the animals were herded onto the stern of the boat via the car ramp into a holding pen. A lot of manure was left on the pier.



Booklet `Milkit Four Times in the Day` 2012

Booklet about the history of agriculture on Tiree, with reference to livestock, sales, cattle shows, vets, animal health, butchers, hens, potatoes, bulbs, seaweed and Gaelic words. Researched by Dr John Holliday for a summer exhibition at An Iodhlann.