Associated People: MacPhail, Mr Hector, Cornaigmore (1892 - 1984)


Photocopy of a typed transcript of an interview with Hector MacPhail, Cornaigbeg, on 19 May 1992, about himself, boats, sea transport and sailors, with particular reference to Allan MacFadyen, Scarinish, and ships the Mary Stewart and the Mary & Effie. Topics also include alchohol taxation, violence, Clearances, landowners, hotels, Crofters’ War, coal puffers. The interviewer is given only as ‘Smith’.


Audio cassette recording of Hector MacPhail interviewed by his daughter Winnifred Dowl in Ontario in July 1979 and again in June 1982.

Hector MacPhail talks to his daughter Winnifred Dell in July 1979 and June 1983 about his early childhood memories of Tiree, emigrating with his family to Ontario, Canada in 1903, his life and work in Canada and buying his own farm in 1920, and his family.