Tag Archives: the community

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2011.41.1

Letter recollecting visits to Tiree by the gandson of William & Effie Dickie, Caoles

Handwritten letter from Jason Mauchan of Canada about his memories of his times on Tiree when he stayed with his grandparents William & Effie Dickie of Caoles in the 1970s-80s.

2011.1.1

Information about Rev. Archibald Farquharson (1800-1878) of Tiree

Emailed information about Rev. Archibald Farquharson`s family and genealogy and a list of his publications of Gaelic hymns, poems, language, work, communities and travels in the Highlands and islands from the National Library of Scotland.

2010.75.1

26 photographs and explanatory notes from Lydia Wysocki nee Brown during a visit to Tiree 1940-1960

26 black & white photographs from and including Lydia Wysocki (nee Brown) during visits to Tiree between 1940 and 1970. With explanatory notes and brief genealogical notes by Calum Mac Kinnon, USA, a relative. Includes several photos of pipers, dancers and horses at an agricultural show thought to be at Crossapol Farm. See 2010.75.2-10 for further details.

2010.19.1

Large folder of An Talla Tender Documents, April 2003

Large folder of tender documents for the new community hall project “An Talla” dated April 2003. Includes reports on tenders, budgets, architects` drawings and plans. The documents were collected by Pete Blackhall, The Glebe, Scaranish, who sat on the project committee.

2010.19.2

Large folder of various documents relating to the construction of An Talla

Large file folder containing various documents relating to the construction of the new community hall – An Talla. Belonged to Pete Blackhall, The Glebe, Scaranish, and titled `Pete`s Working File`. Includes contact list, budgets, minutes of committee meetings, quotations, plans and drawings.

2010.10.1

Information about John Sands (1826-1900), journalist & artist, who lived on and wrote about several Scottish islands including Tiree and Iona

Printout from internet about John Sands of Ormiston (1826-1900) who was a Scottish freelance journalist and artist with an interest in archaeology and folk customs, especially the way of life on Scottish islands. He spent a year on Iona and several other remote islands including Tiree.

2009.123.8

Appendix G: Tiree Household and Population, from “Tiree – an unauthorised biography”

Printout of Appendix G: Tiree Household and Population, from “Tiree – an unauthorised biography”. List of the number of households and population size on Tiree by year from 1747 to 1891.

2009.123.11

Appendix J: Locations, households and populations by census year, from “Tiree – an unauthorised biography”

Printout of Appendix J: Locations, households and populations by census year, from “Tiree – an unauthorised biography”. List of numbers of households and population sizes in each township by census year from 1779 to 1891.

2009.102.1

Booklet: “Local people, partnerships and rural sustainable development – a case study of Tiree”

Booklet reporting on Tiree as a case study of the historical, social and economic composition of a remote rural community and how future funding might accessed for continuing development. Research carried out by University of Strathclyde as part of a study into Conservation and Development in Sparsely Populated Areas.

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