Softback book ‘Off the Beaten Track’ by Bob Chambers, 2018. Describes the role of roads and other infrastructure in the life or death of new crofting townships in remote Hebridean communities of the 1920s and 1930s. Includes information about Hynish, pp 94-100.
Typed article about the catastrophic sand-blow at Hough in around 1815, which buried croft land and dwellings, and forced the majority of residents to move to Kilmoluaig. Written by Dr Margaret MacKay (School of Scottish Studies, Edinburgh University) for presentation at an Oral History conference in France in 1982. Includes the conference programme.
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Booklet ‘Isle of Tiree: Eilean Thiriodh’ edited by Mona MacDonald, 1973.
Guide to townships on Tiree, with black and white photographs, local advertising and map. An abridged version of the Tiree section of the ‘Handbook to the Islands of Coll and Tiree’ written by the Rev. Hector Cameron.
Signed by Eleanor Miller (Hudson), Taobh-na-Mara, Balemartine, Isle of Tiree.
Unbound first draft of ‘The creation of the crofting townships in Tiree’ by Eric Cregeen, 1973, plus a letter from Eric’s wife Lily Cregeen to Dr John Holliday in 2015. The paper was later edited to half its length and published in the Journal of Scottish Historical Studies in 2015.
Unbound copy of ‘The creation of the crofting townships in Tiree’ by Eric Cregeen, and edited by Annie Tindley, published in the Journal of Scottish Historical Studies, 2015.
Journal of Scottish Historical Studies, Vol 35, No 2, 2015, containing academic paper ‘The creation of the crofting townships in Tiree’ by Eric Cregeen, and edited by Annie Tindley (pp 160-188).
Academic paper ‘The creation of the crofting townships in Tiree’ by Eric Cregeen. Edited by Annie Tindley and published in the Journal of Scottish Historical Studies, Edinburgh University Press, 2015. Courtesty of EUP Blog www.euppublishing.com/doi/abs/10.3366/jshs.2015.0153
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VHS video titled ‘Aig Baile’ (in the village), 1999
Bound undergraduate dissertation ‘A view of Tiree in 1965’ by FG Hay, Geography Honours, University of Glasgow, 1967. Based on a visit to the island in June-July 1965. Topics include geology, land managment, population and demographics, weather, townships, crofting, infratructure, communications and amenities.
Map of township boundaries since at least 1990
Copy of Ordnance Survey map of Tiree (1:25,000) with township boundaries and compartment numbers hand-drawen in around 1990. On four sheets of A3.