Tag Archives: the lodge


Audio cassette recording of Carol and Mrs Stoker of Scainish talking to Maggie Campbell in August 2001.

Carol and Mrs Stoker of Scarinish talk to Maggie Campbell in August 2001 about their holidays in Tiree and the changes they’ve seen since the 1960s in the shops, old people’s home, holiday houses, dances, the fencing of common grazing, ferries, the telephone exchange, golf course, farming and the increase in caravans on the island.


Photocopied newspaper article about Tiree.

Local news about the dinner for the pier contractors employees at Scarinish Hotel provided by Lord Archibald Campbell and the speech given Lady Frances Balfour.


Photocopied newspaper article about Tiree.

Local news about the Mary Stewart, fishing for ling, collecting tangle, visits by school inspectors and Lady Frances Balfour, preaching by Rev Alex Brown of Taynuilt at Balemartine and Scarinish hall, and Dr Fleming of Glasgow who is assisting Dr John Buchanan.


Audio cassette recording of Rosie MacIntyre of Scarinish talking to Dr John Holliday in September 1998.

Rosie MacIntyre (Ròsaidh Chaluim a’ Ghobhainn) of Scarinish talks to Dr John Holliday about her schooldays at Scarinish School, wartime activities, the Lodge where her mother worked for Lady Victoria Campbell, how Lady Victoria helped the island by getting a district nurse, starting a Women’s Guild, and setting up woodwork, sewing and knitting classes; she also talks the genealogy of people from Gott and Kirkapol.


Black and white photgraph of the 1986/7 baby boom.

The Tiree `baby boom` photographed at the Lodge Hotel in 1987. L-R: (front row) Alain, Fiona Campbell’s son; Ross MacLennan, Scarinish; David, June Hunter’s son; Jamie, Sandra MacLeod’s son; Laura and Helen Boyd, Cornaig, the vets’ daughters; Alison, Jennifer Skene’s daughter; Christine, Ailidh Cameron’s daughter; Iain, Fiona MacInnes’ son; Iain, Josie Brown’s son; (middle row) Ann MacKinnon Hillcrest and Kenneth; Fiona Campbell, Kilmoluaig and Ailidh; Marion Findlater, Scarinish and Andrew; Ailidh Cameron, Balevullin and Sèonaid; Tish MacKinnon, Kilmoluaig and Lynn; Margaret MacKinnon and Jennifer; Josie Brown, Cornaigbeg and Colin; Lena Munn, Crossapol and Amanda; Catriona MacLean, Kilmoluaig and Johann; (back) Jean MacGowan, Heylipol and Daniel; June Hunter, Cornaig; Sandra McLeod, Hynish; Jennifer Skene, Balemartine and Gordon; Jill Latham, Baugh and Abigail; Judith Boyd (vet) and Matthew; Clare Jones, Baugh and Michael; Monica Smith, Hynish and Graham; Fiona MacInnes, Ruaig and Frazer; Jean MacKay, Balemartine and Donald Roddy; Ann Gillespie, Crossapol, Christopher and nephew John Campbell; Joyce Gillespie, Balinoe and Martin.