Tag Archives: tiree association

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2003.184.3

Black and white photograph of the first plane to land in Tiree 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.

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1998.159.1

Black and white photograph taken at the Annual Gathering of the Tiree Association in 1950.

The 50th Annual Gathering of the Tiree Association in 1950. L-R: Hugh Cameron of Lochiel, Cornaigmore; Mrs Hugh Cameron; Miss Mary Flora MacArthur, Cu` Dheis, Balinoe; the 11th Duke of Argyll; Mrs Nancy MacLean, Cornaigbeg; Mrs Sybil Sinclair.

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2001.1.8

Tiree Association badge.

Tiree Association badge, gold-coloured metal and gold-coloured metal with Tiree crest and motto `Tir an eorna, Tir mo chridhe`/ Land of corn, Land of my heart.

1998.138.9

Black and white photograph of the Tiree Association Sports Day in 1932.

Tiree Association Sports Day in 1932. L-R: (front) Alasdair MacKinnon, Donald the Plumber’s cousin; Donald MacKinnon the Plumber; . Ann MacKinnon, Donald the Plumber’s cousin; visitor of Donald MacIntyre; Flora MacArthur; Margaret Sinclair, Greenhill; (middle row) Mary MacKinnon, Kilkenneth; Ina Sinclair, sister of Margaret (6); Mary MacKinnon, Glasgow; Peggy MacDonald; Walter Hume; Mary Ann Campbell (Hume); Jessie Straker; Ina MacBain; Jessie Campbell; Iain Kennedy, Fort William; unknown; Lachie MacDonald, piper, Balemartine; Alasdair Kennedy, Mary Straker’s father; Eòghann Iain MacDonald, Kilkenneth; (back row) unknown; unknown; unknown; unknown; unknown; unknown; Alex Campbell, Mannal; unknown; Hugh Campbell; Sandy MacKinnon (Sandy Ghobhainn).

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1998.138.24

Black and white photograph of Tiree Association Sports Day around 1927-8.

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. The four women are Mary MacKinnon Campbell, sister to Dòmhnall Iain (N13), Mary MacLeod, Euphemia (Phemie) MacKinnon and Christina MacKinnon, Phemie’s sister, owner of Morvern Cottage, Barrapol. The man in the flat cap to the right is Johnny Kennedy, Contractor. The children are (standing) Mary-Flora Campbell, daughter of Mary MacKinnon and (sitting) Annie and Alasdair, children of Mary MacLeod.

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1997.265.22

Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, Autumn 1985 (2 copies).

Local news including the arrival of BT engineer Jim MacNaughton and family, also Malcolm O`Dea (Radar Station) and family, the upgrading of townships roads, the deterioration of the mains water, information on AI, sheep fecundity and unltrasonic scanning by vet Pat Boyd, RAF 518 Squadron reunion, article by Argyll & Bute Archivist Murdo MacDonald, school news, unemployment benefit, article about Rev. Donald MacCallum and a poem both in Gaelic by Neil Brownlie, Tiree Association, the history of Cornaig mill and a contribution from Rev George Donaldson.

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