Tag Archives: the land

2013.105.2

Pot chain from a ruined house at The Land, Barrapol

Black-painted metal pot chain / slàbhraidh found in the chimney of a ruined thatched house (Tigh Thearlaich Bhruin) at The Land, Barrapol. Given to Ailean Boyd by William MacNeill (Uilleam an Tailleir). Includes a note handwritten by Ailean Boyd and dated 30.3.1972.

2000.61.50

Mini-disk SA1974/77.

Hector Kennedy of Kilkenneth talks about the first electric torch on the island, weather forecasting, using burning peat as a torch, Donald Kennedy – Rìgh na Mòintich, Land Leagues, Rev. MacNiven, the occupations of his family, crofting, kelp, food, the shops, Anna Dhuireach and describes two farmers.

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.