Dates: 2020s


A notebook of competition results, two photo albums and a scrap book relating to the Tiree SWI handicraft competitions, dinners and excursions during 2010-2021.


Collection of items washed up on Tiree’s beaches for a mini exhibition titled ‘The Sea’s Harvest‘, held in An Iodhlann in 2022, including lids and labels from seafood companies in Norway and Ireland, fishbox packaging tape, plastic ice tea bottle from China, plastic fishing buoy from Spain, plastic Listerine bottle from Spain, plastic sea-sickness tablets container from Russia, wave-smoothed remnant of a Mortise-and-Tenon carpentry joint, plastic drinks cans holder.


Pewter quaich inscribed with the names of former Tiree Scottish Women’s Institute members, from 2000 to 2005. the names inscribed are: Mrs W. MacFadyen (2000), Mrs A. MacDonald (2001), Mrs A. MacKinnon (2002), Mrs A MacIntyre (2003), Mrs A. MacKinnon (2004), Mrs M. MacIntyre (2005).

Jennie Niven, the donor, was the final organiser for the last 15 year’s of the SWI’s organisational history in Tiree.



Information about The Jags Foundation and Thistle Pins which relates to the issue of a commerative badge depicting footballer Johnny MacKenzie (1925-2017), Caoles. Can be viewed alongside a colour photograph  and an article written at the same time. Also, envelope with an address label which contains a small copy of the colour photograph of Johnny MacKenzie.



Collection of articles, poems, photographs and illustrations by Alistair MacNeill of Hynish (b. 1940). Alistair recollects his experiences competing in the County Sports, Skerryvore Lighthouse, the Great China Tea Race of 1866, rock fishing with a bamboo rod, ‘The Wembly Wizards’ Scottish football team of 1928, gathering tangles (seaweed) for the kelp industry, Ben Nevis, a puffer coal boat at Hynish pier. Includes two covering letters with further information.