DVD footage of a holiday on Tiree in the 1960s
Cine-film footage of the Muir family holiday on Tiree in the 1960s, transferred to DVD. Mrs Christian Muir (the lady with the dog, who gets a kiss from her husband) and their kids Iain, David and Kenneth, came to Tiree on a family holiday in 196?. The donor, Alex Newbery, found the film in Mrs Muir`s attic while clearing it out. She`s sure that they stayed at Salum or Ruaig.
| Tags: balephuil, caoles, claymore, crofters and crofting, dùns, ferries, gott, milton, ploughing, ruaig, salum, sand yachts, seasonal customs, vaul| | Dates: 1960s, 1970s| | Townships: balephuil, gott, milton, ruaig, salum, vaul| | Object Types: video|
Colour photograph of Hector MacPhail`s fishing boat `Harbour Maid` in Milton harbour in 1972.
Hector MacPhail’s fishing boat, the `Harbour Maid`, in Milton harbour in 1972. She was built by MacKays of Stromness in Orkney.
Colour photograph of Hector MacPhail`s skiff `Rising Sun` at Milton harbour.
Hector MacPhail’s skiff `Rising Sun` in Milton harbour. Built by Stewarts of North Uist, Hector bought her in 1968 and sold her in 1972.
Twenty-seven colour photographs of Milton taken by Strathclyde Police.
Twenty-seven colour photographs of the burnt-out fishing boats at Milton taken from a Strathclyde Police helicopter after the accident on 20th March 2004.
Laminated photocopy of a newspaper cutting about Johnny MacKenzie, the Firhill Flyer.
Short article and photograph of famous footballer Johnny MacKenzie of Caoles.
Colour postcard of Milton harbour.
Milton harbour in 1984.
L-R: Venture owned by Willie Robertson; Frige owned by Charlie Dobson; Kohoutek owned by Iain MacDonald; Ros Nuala owned by Hector MacPhail. (Original postcard in Filing Cabinet 8 drawer 4)
Newpaper article about the presentation of the King`s Silver Jubilee Medal to civil engineer Archibald MacDougall (1889-1961), son of Rev. Allan MacDougall of Milton.
Newspaper cutting about Neil MacDougall, son of Rev Allan MacDougall.
Article about Neil MacDougall, son of Rev. Allan MacDougall, who was appointed headmaster of Ruaig school in 1909.
History of the MacDougall house at Port Ban, Milton.
History of the MacDougall House at Port Ban, Milton, by Catriona Finnegan and illustrated with colour photographs.
Colour photograph of Colin MacFadyen`s thatched house at Milton in 1978.
Colin MacFadyen`s thatched house at the point at Milton in 1978. L-R: Callum Smyth and Colin MacFadyen.