Township: heylipol

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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.

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Names of men who died in the Great War (WWI)

List of names of 13 soldiers and sailors of Heylipol Parish who fell in the Great War 1914-1919, transcribed from a brass plaque above the altar in Heylipol Church in 2014. Names include Lamont, MacDonald, MacFadyen, MacFarlane, MacLaren, MacKinnon, MacPhail, Sinclair and MacArthur.

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Mantle-piece clock belonging to Edith Reid

Mechanical mantle-piece clock in a wood and brass casing, with key. It belonged to Tiree`s first District Nurse, Edith Reid, who lived in Heylipol in the 1960s. She returned to Tiree when she retired and died in September in Tigh a` Rudha in 1981. The clock may have been a retirement present. It was fixed more recently by Donald MacLean.

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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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13 woodcarving chisels ca 1890

Set of 13 wood and brass handled, steel woodcarving chisels belonging to James MacDonald, Balemartine (Seumas a` Ghille) (donor`s father) who was a ship`s engineer. He had gone as a boy to Lady Victoria`s woodworking classes in the Lodge, around 1910, and helped to carve Heylipol Church pulpit. Mixture of two sets of chisels: 1. JB Adams & Sons, Sheffield, ca 1890, and 2. Merring Bros., London.

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Photograph of the wedding of Ray Thornton and Cathy `Hume` MacLean during WWII

Black & white photograph of a couple married at Heylipol Church during 1939-1945. L-R: unknown bestman, Ray Thornton, Cathy MacLean, Nancy MacLean (married Murdoch Sinclair). Original stored in 2014.5.1 filing cabinet 10 drawer 1.

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