Township: milton


Township history for Caoles researched and written by Hector MacPhail.

Information about prominent people and places in Caoles – Caoles smiddy, Neil MacDonald, Calum MacDonald, corn mill at Milton, master mariners, ministers, bards, the Camerons of Miodar, the MacDonalds of Milton, emigrants, the MacLeans of Caoles, An Acarsaid, Lonamar.

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Emailed information, photographs and query about medals and portrait of Hugh Archie MacArthur of Milton, Caoles, in uniform during WW2. The framed portrait hung in the house of the enquirer’s parents in Gloucestershire for many years, having been found in a local junk shop. How the shop came by it is unknown.


Archaeological Monitoring report for the Tiree water main rehabilitation scheme, 2012

Report to Scottish Water following archaeological investigations of sites for new water mains pipes at West Hynish, Balephuil, Heylipol, Crossapol, Ruaig, Brock, Milton and Caoles.


Letter from the Duke of Argyll to Les Crawte, Milton, 1998

Photocopy of a framed, typed letter from the Duke of Argyll to Mr Les Crawte, Milton, congratulating him on his `stunning achievement` (production of a booklet of the Roll of Honour for WWII), dated 10th March 1998. The framed letter was found in his house in Milton when it was being cleared out by the new owners in 2011.



OS 1:10,000 map of Vaul and Caoles 1976/7

Folded and damaged copy of 1976/7 1:10,000 Ordnance Survey map of Vaul, Salum, Caoles, Milton, Brock, Ruaig and Kirkapol showing contour lines, roads and paths, boundaries, townships and buildings, bridges and cattle grids, rivers and drains, sites of antiquities, vegetation and rock features. Duplicate archive item.