Information from the Scottish Records Office dated 1986 regarding crofter agitation on Tiree in 1886.
Letter from Murdo MacDonald, archivist at the Scottish Records Office, dated 24/2/1986 to Sandy MacKinnon of Crossapol about his query regarding crofter agitation on Tiree in 1886, detailing the action raised by the Duke of Argyll, the trial and verdict and the cost of copies of the High Court Minute Book.
Black and white photograph of the Tiree Association Sports Day in 1932.
Tiree Association Sports Day in 1932. L-R: (front) Alasdair MacKinnon, Donald the Plumber’s cousin; Donald MacKinnon the Plumber; . Ann MacKinnon, Donald the Plumber’s cousin; visitor of Donald MacIntyre; Flora MacArthur; Margaret Sinclair, Greenhill; (middle row) Mary MacKinnon, Kilkenneth; Ina Sinclair, sister of Margaret (6); Mary MacKinnon, Glasgow; Peggy MacDonald; Walter Hume; Mary Ann Campbell (Hume); Jessie Straker; Ina MacBain; Jessie Campbell; Iain Kennedy, Fort William; unknown; Lachie MacDonald, piper, Balemartine; Alasdair Kennedy, Mary Straker’s father; Eòghann Iain MacDonald, Kilkenneth; (back row) unknown; unknown; unknown; unknown; unknown; unknown; Alex Campbell, Mannal; unknown; Hugh Campbell; Sandy MacKinnon (Sandy Ghobhainn).
Black and white photograph of the Tiree Hall Committee in the 1950s or 60s.
Tiree hall Committee in the 1950s or 60s. L-R: (front) John Fletcher, teacher at Cornaig; Flora MacArthur, Sandaig; Mary MacKinnon (Mairi Katina); (back) Roland Robertson, Uist, teacher at Heylipol; John Gault, Co-op manager; Hugh MacLean, Salum; Iain MacKinnon, Ruaig; Sandy MacKinnon (Sandy a` Ghobhainn); Hector J. C. Campbell.
Local news including the malfunction of the disinfection system of the mains water, Cornaigbeg by Sandy MacKinnon, proposed Roll of Honour for WWII, Gaelic tapes from Tiree Heritage Society, and news from NFU, the feis and the Hynish Centre.
Local news including the retiral of Councillor Donnie Campbell, the road at Baugh, letter from Donneil Kennedy, letter and article by Sandy MacKinnon, possible Disabled Forum for Tiree, news from the gun club, a recipe for whiskey cake and an article about geese from SNH.
Local news including the continuing petrol crisis, increase in air fares and technical problems with the Twin Otter, the designatiom of Tiree as an ESA, School Board news, Cornaigmore – part 4 by Sandy MacKinnon and memories of Tiree in the 1930s by Meena Knapman.
Local news including the third attempt in a year to form a Community Council, sand dune erosion caused by windsurfers, the craft fair at the Lodge, the upgrading of the airport, the weather, Greenhill by Sandy MacKinnon, and news from the Gaelic choir and the playgroups.
Local news including nursing beds at Taigh a` Ruadh, township dumps, the Hebridean Trust`s purchase of part of the Skerryvore complex at Hynish, NFU report, Gaelic poem by Sandy MacKinnon, contribution by Rev George Donaldson and news from the Boys Brigade, WRI, golf club and the school.
Local news including the general election, the risks of skin cancer and cataracts, the proposed community buy-out of Sruthan Stores, campaign news from MP Ray Michie, an article on recycling by Elizabeth Robertson, Cornaigmore part 5 by Sandy MacKinnon, and news from the NFU, the regatta club and the feis.