Tag Archives: shepherds

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2019.9.1

Tiree Memories calendar 2018, produced by Alec Walker, Edinburgh. Photographs include the ‘Mary Stewart’ in Scarinish Harbour ca 1940, Cornaig Mill ca 1935, sheep shearing in Scarinish ca 1935, Balemartine from Cnoc Mor, Christina MacDonald (Curstaidh) at her spinning wheel, the Fever Hospital at Heanish ca 1945, MacDonald’s Store in Scarinish ca 1945, Scarinish from the air ca 1955, Ruaig hay stooks ca 1955, Mona MacDonald outside her shop in Scarinish, the Lodge Hotel ca 1955, Gott pier and ferry ca 1935, Duncan MacLean and his sisters outside The Shepherd’s Cottage in West Hynish ca 1900.

2011.121.1

Photograph of Duncan MacLean, W.Hynish and his sisters, ca 1900

Sepia photograph from a postcard of Duncan MacLean (a` Chiobair), W.Hynish and his sisters Peigi and Jessie, outside `The Shepherd`s Cottage`, Hynish, ca 1900. L-R: Sine Chaluim Bhàin, Peigi a` Chiobair, Jessie, Duncan MacLean (a` Choibair). Sine looked after Jessie who developed dementia. Another of Duncan`s sisters lived in Islay and was there when one of the boats from Fuadach Bhaile Phuill was blown to Islay. Duncan himself had advised them not to go out that morning. The house was enlarged in 1936. It is in W. Hynish (na Cùiltean) and dates from when E & W Hynish was in one farm under the Factor`s brother (MacQuarrie). (Large printed copy and information stored in filing cabinet 9 drawer 3)

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2011.32.1

Photograph of Lachie & Flora MacLean at a Bronze Age burial chamber, Kenavara, ca. 1998

Colour photograph of Lachie & Flora MacLean, Druimfraoich, at ‘Naimh Chaluim Chèaird / the cave of Calum the tinker’ on the Balephuil side of Kenavara around 1995-2000. Thought to be a Neolithic/Bronze Age burial chamber. It is named after a traveller who presumably sheltered there.

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2010.5.1

Newspaper photographs of Tiree Agricultural Show, July 1937

Photocopy of a newspaper cutting showing three photographs from the Tiree Agricultural Show in July 1937. Top photo shows line-up of horses and their handlers. The first two horses on the left, plus white dog, are with Mary MacKinnon`s father, ?? MacKinnon (Parkhouse). The middle photo is of Malcolm MacArthur and calf. Malcolm was the shepherd to Crossapol & Balephetrish common grazings from 1922 onwards. The bottom photo is a general shot of the show.

2000.61.24

CD Pròiseact Thiriodh CD-SA1974-72.

Hector Kennedy of Kilkenneth talks about the former residents at Balephuil Cnoc, the shepherd to MacNiven of Barrapol, the Barrapol grazing committee, Donald MacNeill the tailor, the families who lived at the Land, the former residents of the Bail’ Ùr and the Rudha and the life of John Kennedy who died around 1920.

2000.61.49

Mini-disk SA1974/72.

Hector Kennedy of Kilkenneth talks about the former residents at Balephuil Cnoc, the shepherd to MacNiven of Barrapol, the Barrapol grazing committee, Donald MacNeill the tailor, the families who lived at the Land, the former residents of the Bail’ Ùr and the Rudha and the life of John Kennedy who died around 1920.

2000.61.26

CD Pròiseact Thiriodh CD-SA1974-79.

Hector Kennedy of Kilkenneth talks about the death by fever of Rev. Duncan MacDougall’s wife and two children, house improvements, exchanging crofts, the kelp factory, the MacDonalds, tells a story about Niall Eachann, talks about the shop at Bail’ Ùr, shopkeeper Duncan MacKinnon, the ditches around Mannal, Balemartine, Loch a’ Phuill and Loch Bhasapol, John MacMillan shepherd to farmer Donald Campbell (Dòmhnall a’ Ruighe) at Baugh and the Reef, the Hendersons of Balemartine who lived for a while under an upturned boat, John MacNeill, tenants’ rent and the Campbells of Kilmoluaig who emigrated to Canada.

2000.61.51

Mini-disk SA1974/79.

Hector Kennedy of Kilkenneth talks about the death by fever of Rev. Duncan MacDougall’s wife and two children, house improvements, exchanging crofts, the kelp factory, the MacDonalds, tells a story about Niall Eachann, talks about the shop at Bail’ Ùr, shopkeeper Duncan MacKinnon, the ditches around Mannal, Balemartine, Loch a’ Phuill and Loch Bhasapol, John MacMillan shepherd to farmer Donald Campbell (Dòmhnall a’ Ruighe) at Baugh and the Reef, the Hendersons of Balemartine who lived for a while under an upturned boat, John MacNeill, tenants’ rent and the Campbells of Kilmoluaig who emigrated to Canada.

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