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Township history for Soay, Brock, Ruaig and Salum researched and written by Hector MacPhail.

Information about Soay and about prominent families in Brock, Ruaig and Salum – the MacKinnons/Sinclairs, Lamonts, MacLeans, MacLeods and MacInneses.

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Audio cassette recording of Hugh Archie MacCallum interviewed by Maggie Campbell on 28/9/2002.

Hugh Archie MacCallum talks to Maggie Campbell in September 2002 about the Cornaigbeg crofts, the crofters’ names and patronymics; old and new methods of farming, seaweed and its uses, cattle shows; shebeens, shops, cobblers, the grocer’s horse-drawn van; the old schoolhouse at Cornaig and the United Free Church at Whitehouse; the evil eye; the shipwreck of the Malve during World War I. Eòghann Èairdsidh ’Ic Chaluim a’ bruidhinn ri Magaidh Chaimbeul anns an t-Sultain 2002 mu croitean Chòrnaig Bhige, ainmean agus sloinneadhan nan croitearan, dòighean sean agus ùr air croitearachd, feamainn, fèill cruidh, shebeens, bùthan, greasaichean, carbad bùtha air a tharraing le each, an t-seann sgoil Chòrnaig agus an Eaglais Shaor aig an Taigh Gheal, an droch shùil, am Malve a chaidh air na sgeirean aig àm a’ Cheud Chogadh.


Photocopy of book extract `Parish of Tiry` by Rev. Archibald McColl.

Description of the geography of Tiree, its wildlife, minerals, antiquities, climate, diseases, population, fuel, manufactures and fishery, livestock, agriculture, the character and customs of the people, the poor, schools, emigration, ferries, churches.


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.