Tag Archives: vaul

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1997.60.1

Photocopied newspaper article `The Island of Tiree` by A MacLean Sinclair

Newspaper article by A MacLean Sinclair containing three stories of Tiree: (1) How Neil MacFadyen and Donald MacLean were seized by the crew of a French brig and forced to pilot the ship to Lochnanuagh where Prince Charlie and 130 of his followers embarked for France, (2) An attempt to trace the ancestry of Dr James MacLean of Balephuill from Hector Roy, ninth laird of Coll, (3) Biographical information about the Rev. John Sinclair from the Gott area.

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1997.63.1.1

Photocpy of two newspaper articles `Thank you, Tiree!` and `The Late Captain Allan Campbell, Scarinish`.

(1) Letter to the editor of the People`s Journal by T. Henry Ruddich from near Carlisle who stayed on holiday at `Seaside`, Vaul. He praises Tiree as a holiday destination and includes a four-verse poem. (2) Obituary for Allan Campbell of Deobedal, Scarinsh.

1997.54.1

Photocopied book extract `List of Inhabitants of Tyree and their Age in September 1779` edited by Eric Cregeen.

The inhabitants listed by township and family.

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1997.51.1

Photocopied extracts from book `Witchcraft & Second Sight in the Highlands & Islands of Scotland` by John Gregorson Campbell.

Tales and traditions collected entirely from oral sources by John Gregorson Campbell, minister of Tiree from 1861-91.

1997.48.1

Photocopy of book `Argyll Estates Instructions` edited by Eric Cregeen.

The instructions given by John, the 5th Duke of Argyll to his Chamberlain in Mull and Morvern and his Chamberlain in Tiree with an introduction by Eric Cregeen.

1997.34.2

Newspaper cutting `TheBest Holiday – On Lone Tiree` dated 16/5/1928, with photocopy.

Description of the best holiday of the author (G. R.) – a fortnight staying with an unnamed fisherman and his wife in Ruaig – mentioning the cost of the holiday, the train journey to Oban, the sail to Scarinish, the good weather in Tiree, home cooking, fishing and golfing at Vaul,

2002.9.1

Audio cassette recording of Alasdair Straker interviewed by Maggie Campbell in Balemartine on 9/10/02.

Maggie Campbell talks to Alasdair Straker of Balemartine in January 2002 about working with Willie Bunting in the 1950s delivering stores to the shops; the ferries; the shops in Balemartine, Balinoe, Balevullin, Baugh, Cornaig, Salum and Vaul and the butchers in Scarinish, Balevullin, Salum and Kenovay.

2002.4.1

Transcript from Argyll & Bute Archives of a list of documents relating to the Tobermory Procurator Fiscal in 1857.

List of 39 sets of documents relating to various court cases handled by the Tobermory Procurator Fiscal in 1857, one of which is the case against John MacKinnon, Coll accused of the culpable homicide of Margaret MacKinnon, wife of Lachlan Lamont of Vaul, while attempting to deliver her of a stillborn child.

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