Large, black & white aerial photograph from a series of 15 taken over Tiree in 1998. Photo number: 7-003 Hough, Balevullin, Craiginish.
Book ‘Twentieth-Century Crofting Schemes on Tiree and Coll’ by Bob Chambers, 2016, with foreword by Prof. Donald Meek, Caoles. Shortly before and shortly after WWI, over 100 new crofts were created on Tiree and Coll, and almost 40 existing crofts were enlarged. The impact on the islands was enormous, wide-ranging and long-lasting, particularly on Tiree.
Colour photograph of dipping lug-sail boats in sail during the Balemartine (Balevullin?) regatta in July 1991. (Original stored in filing cabinet 10 drawer 1)
Research paper ‘Difference in death? A lost Neolithic inhumation cemetery with Britain’s earliest case of rickets at Balevullin, western Scotland’, by I Armit, F Shapland, J Montgomery & J Beaumont, published in the Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society, 2015.
DVD copy of two television programmes about windsurfing on Tiree in the 1980s.
(1) Tiree Wave Classic windsurfing competition at the Maze, Balevullin, Travee and Gott Bay, 1987. Includes hay stooks in the field, Struthan Store, the Post Bus, the Coop Foodstore, the Reading Room/An Iodhlann and the old community hall at Crossapol. With appearances by Ailig MacArthur, Heylipol; Rev G Donaldson; PC Neil Morrison; Roddy MacKay, Balemartine; John Neil Brown, Cornaigbeg; Hugh MacLean; Iain MacArthur, Sandaig; ‘Bear’ MacKinnon; Lachie Cameron; Gordon Donald, Met Office; Fiona Munn, Kenovay.
(2) ‘Riding the Waves…Catching the Wind’, Wave Sailing Campionship, 1989. Includes the Maze, Travee, the Coop Foodstore, Loch Bhasapol, prize-giving in the old community hall. Appearances by ? Langley; Cathie Omand, Coop Manager; Brian Milne, Scarinish; PC Martin Penny; Willie Angus Maclean (?), Cornaigmore; Mark Beese, Kilmoluaig; Iain MacDonald, Kilmoluaig and Bruce Kemp, Balinoe.
VHS video and DVD of two Tiree Wave Classic windsurfing competitions, in 1989 and 1991, including footage from Balevullin, Crossapol and Traigh Thorasadail.