Memorial for Constable Alexander Lamont (1843-1888) of Gortendonnel (Barrapol) erected by his friends and colleagues in the Lanarkshire Constabulary, at his grave in Old Monkland Cemetery, Coatbridge.
Colour photograph of a Lanarkshire Police helmet probably worn by Alexander Lamont of Gortendonnel, Tiree, during his service there in 1872-1888.
Composition about the life and death of Constable Alexander (Sandy) Lamont (1843-1888) of Gortendonnel (Barrapol), who served in the Lanarkshire Constabulary during 1872-1888. Written in 2021 by G Barnsley, Chairman of the Lanarkshire Police Historical Society.
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Original copy of ‘Tales from Tiree’ retold by Niall M Brownlie, Barrapol (1925-2015), from The Scots Magazine, January 1984.
Booklet ‘Smuaintean bho Cheann a’ Bhara – Òrain agus bàrdachd le Niall M Brownlie’, 2016. A collection of Gaelic songs and poems written by Niall Brownlie, Barrapol (1925-2015), compiled by his niece, Flora MacKinnon.
Lump of iron ore found in Barrapol at NL 958 432, by Dr John Holliday in 2017.
Metal dessert spoon engraved with ‘NAAFI’ on the handle and encrusted with dark substance. Found in the ground in a stackyard in Barrapol in 2016, it would originally have been part of the cutlery stock of one of the RAF NAAFIs on Tiree (probably Hough) during WWII, but has since been used for mixing paint/varnish/glue on the croft.
Township history for Goirtean-Dhomhnaill / Barrapol researched and written by Hector MacPhail.
Information about prominent people in Goirtean-Dhomhnaill / Barrapol by croft numbers 1-12, and houses on The Land.
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