Tag Archives: sports

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1999.111.9

Black and white photograph of Tiree Association Sports Day in 1929.

Tiree Association Sports Day in 1929. Captain A. N. Kingwill was hired to fly the first plane to the island, bringing with him the day’s newspapers. Short flights on the plane were on offer at 2/6d (12p) a time and Captain Kingwill gave a display of stunt-flying.

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1999.229.2

Black and white photograph of Tiree High School hockey team in 1972.

Tiree High School hockey team in 1972. L-R: (back row) Jacqueline MacFadyen, Scarinish; Fiona Green nee Stewart, Mannal; Mairi MacInnes, Ruaig; Jane Weatherston, Scarinish; Christina Brown, Crossapol; Christine MacClounnan, Balephuil; Ann Cameron, Balevullin; May Margaret MacDonald, Balephuil; (front row) June Clark, Barrapol; Elizabeth Brown nee MacKinnon, Kenovay; Morvern MacLean, Crossapol; Margaret Ann Campbell, Cornaigbeg.

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1999.229.3

Black and white photograph of Tiree High School football team in 1970.

Tiree High School football team in 1970. L-R: (back row) Hugh MacArthur (Doodan), Caoles; Lachie MacFadyen, Scarinish; Iain MacKinnon, Hillcrest; Raymond Clark, Barrapol; George Straker, Mannal; John Neil Brown, Cornaigbeg; Hugh MacInnes (Paddy), Salum; teacher Gordon Connell, Crossapol; (front row) Donald MacFadyen, Balemartine; Douglas Rowan, Cornaigmore; Russell MacIver, Kilmoluaig; John Omand, Balephetrish; Alasdair MacInnes, Ruaig.

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1999.229.4

Black and white photograph of Tiree High School football team in 1972.

Tiree High School football team in 1972. L-R: (back row) teacher Gordon Connell, Crossapol; Brian MacFadyen, Scarinish; John Omand, Balephetrish; Iain MacDonald, Cornaigbeg (Baptist minister`s son); Lachie MacFadyen, Scarinish; Lachie MacKinnon, Hillcrest; Norman MacDonald, Cornaigbeg (Baptist minister`s son); Eddie Gillespie, Balinoe; (front row) Duncan MacPhee, Scarinish; Iain MacKinnon, Barrapol; Tommy Monaghan, Kilkenneth; Archie MacFadyen, Balemartine; Drew Beck, Gott.

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1999.229.13

Black and white photograph of Tiree High School hockey team in 1970-1.

Tiree High School hockey team in 1970-1. L-R: (back) Home Economics teacher Helen Cameron, Balephuil; Janet MacArthur, Middleton; Marion MacLean, Cornaigmore; Kathleen MacLean, Crossapol; Helen MacDonald, Mannal; Lorelei MacLennan, Heylipol (factor`s daughter); unknown; Rosemary Nugent, Balephuil; Sheena Wilson, Moss; English teacher Donald Bruce, Crossapol; (front) Christine Maxwell, Balinoe; Christine Burns, Balinoe; Morven MacLean, Crossapol.

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2002.133.17

The first plane to land on Tiree

Photograph of the first plane to land on Tiree in 1929.

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Courtesy of Dr Hugh Kennedy

The first plane to land on Tiree was brought out by the Glasgow Tiree Association for their Sports Day held on the Reef on the18th July 1929. Piloted by Captain A. N. Kingwill, the two-seater Moth had the logo of Manchester Airlines painted on its side.

Islanders gathered on the top of Cnoc nan Deilgeanan in Crossapol to witness the landing. The plane carried on board a supply of the day’s newspapers including the Glasgow Evening Times which contained a message to the islanders in Gaelic from the editor.

Short flights on the plane were on offer at 2/6d (12p) a time and Captain Kingwill gave a display of aerial manoeuvres. Over the next few years, the Tiree Association brought out a number of small planes for the sports.

Black and white photograph of Tiree Association Sports Day in the late 1920s.

Tiree Association Sports Day in 1927 or 1928. Captain A. N. Kingwill was hired to fly the first plane to the island, bringing with him the day’s newspapers. Short flights on the plane were on offer at 2/6d (12p) a time and Captain Kingwill gave a display of stunt-flying. (Original in Filing Cabinet 8 drawer1)

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