Associated People: MacKinnon, Mr Lachlan, Balephetrish (1918 - 1991)


Photograph of Maggie MacKinnon (nee MacLean), Hillcrest, and son Lachie, ca 1919.

Sepia photograph of Maggie MacKinnon (nee MacLean) wife of John MacKinnon, Hillcrest, Balephetrish, holding her baby son Lachie (b 1918) by the stackyard around 1919. See 2011.78.2 for family history.



Book `Turus a` Chriosduidh` / ` Pilgrims progress` in Gaelic by John Bunyan, 1877.

Heavy, calf-skin bound, hardback book belonging to Lachlan MacKinnon, Hillcrest. On the inside cover is an ornately hand-drawn name plate `John McCallum` with the date cut from the top of a newspaper `Saturday, March 3, 1877`. John McCallum may have been the husband of Mrs McCallum (Monica Smith`s grandmother) that Lachlan MacKinnon drove to bible meetings. Includes a photocopy of a torn loose-leaf A3 drawing of `Bunyan`s Dream` that is stored separately in filing cabinet 9 drawer 4 (2013.61.2).


Extracts from “Farming Leader” 1965 about NFU Tiree branch and Lachlan MacKinnon, Hillcrest

Scanned extracts from “Farming Leader”, the official journal of the National Farmers Union of Scotland, 1965. Includes a photograph of the Tiree branch committee group at their AGM: including Roderick Morrison (Secretary), Archie MacArthur (President) and John MacArthur (Vice-President), and three pages about Lachlan MacKinnon, Hillcrest, Balephetrish in “Farmers in Focus” including photographs of Lachlan and his family and livestock.





Video recordings of TV programmes about crofting on Tiree, 1985-86

VHS video of recordings of two TV programmes about crofting on Tiree: (1) (Track 3) STV`s `Scotland Today – The Crofter`s Way` recorded in 1985 about crofting in Tiree and featuring Ailig MacArthur of Heylipol, crofters John and Hugh MacKinnon, thatchers Alexander MacNeil and Hector Brown, Jean MacKay of Balemartine and Janice Monaghan of Heanish, crofters Lachie MacKinnon of Parkhouse and Alastair MacInnes of Ruaig, and teacher Margaret MacKay, (2) (Track 3) Extract from Channel 4`s `Edgeland` recorded in 1986 (?) about crofting in the Highlands and Islands and featuring Tiree with Ailig MacArthur of Heylipol and Alastair MacInnes of Ruaig.


Photocopied newspaper cutting about hiring bulls and Tiree`s cattle exports.

Two photocopied articles from The Scottish Farmer, 2003: (1) Crofters Commission scheme which hires out bulls to crofters, illustrated with a colour photograph of Lachie MacKinnon, Parkhouse, (2) Tiree`s export of cattle 500 years ago.