Township: crossapol

2015.13.1

CD collection of 39 colour photographs from a journey of the Ring & Ride bus through Scarinish, Crossapol and Hynish, stopping at the Coop to take folk shopping, and at the airport to pick up passengers. Taken by Brian Milne, Scarinish, around 2000.

2014.107.4

Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 419, 21/6/08

Local news: Dance Olympics at Tiree High School; butterflies; interview with Tony McEwen, Crossapol; progress of water supply upgrade; football training tour; SWRI Federation Show; social work staff awarded; bumblebees; Iain MacKinnon, Hillcrest, appointed as TRD Community Conservation Officer; Oban to islands air service; retiral of Morag MacKenzie from `Meals on Wheels`; Discover Tiree`s visitor information touch screens; Tiree Community Trust news: Crossapol enterprise zone, wave classic; harbour study, access, design guide, affordable housing, youth work, directors, staff, wind turbine (Tilley).

2014.107.5

Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 420, 5/7/08

Local news including Highland Show success for Ruaig and Heylipol farms; interview with Gordon Connell, Crossapol; MBE for CalMac`s Eric Ruthven; forthcoming Feis Thiriodh; RSPB information; `Gaelic Onboard` sessions on CalMac ferries; primary 6/7 school trip to central Scotland; Ena Kerr – new president of the Tiree Association; merit prize awarded to Eoghann M MacLean, Tiree High School; Tiree Agricultural Show home industries schedule.

2014.105.1

Framed photograph of Donald Cameron (1891-1916)

Sepia portrait photograph of Captain Donald Archibald Cameron in the uniform of the Royal Irish Rangers during WWI. Hand-coloured and framed in oval glass. He died in action during WWI. Relative of Robin Cameron, Crossapol. (may have been handed in by someone named Porter, staying at Vaul, pre mid-2008).

2014.105.2

Photograph of Crossapol Bay with Beinn Hough in the background, ca 1910

Card-mounted, black & white photograph across Crossapol Bay with Beinn Hough in the backround. Taken from An Àird, Tràigh Bhàigh, by well-known art photographer Andrew Swan Watson around 1910. Watson worked in photography from at least as early as 1884 until around 1930, had a studio in Edinburgh, was the President of the Edinburgh Professional Photographers Society, won several European awards, and was noted for his photographs of clouds. This landscape shot may be one of the earliest ever taken. Information about Watson and his studio on label on reverse.

2014.67.8

Crofters Commission report 1904 about croft enlargements at Cornaigbeg, Kenovay and Balinoe.

Photocopied extracts from the Report by The Crofters Commision (1905) regarding applications by six crofters of Cornaigbeg and Kenovay to enlarge their land holdings into parts of Crossapol Farm tenanted by Thomas Barr, and applications by five crofters of Balinoe to extend their holdings into Heylipol Farm tenanted by Hugh MacDiarmid.

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