Join our team of researchers

An Iodhlann and the Friends of the Argyll Papers are establishing new groups to uncover stories about people and events in Tiree’s history. To do this, we will be exploring the original historical records held both in An Iodhlann and in the Argyll Papers at Inveraray Castle. These small groups will meet on a weekly basis to share the process of exploration and discovery.

Transcribing historical documents at Inveraray Castle Archives (IMG_5245 © Argyll Estates)

Why should you get involved?

  • You will develop a deeper understanding of Tiree’s history and feel more connected to the island and its history.
  • You will meet like-minded people who share your interests and want to blether, laugh and learn together over coffee, tea and biscuits/cake.
  • You will add to the store of knowledge and understanding of Tiree, its people and places, and contribute to a legacy that will be preserved for future generations.
  • You will develop new skills in reading and understanding historical documents. Please note that no previous knowledge or experience is required!
Tea and cake will be provided!

If this idea appeals to you, please contact Kirsteen Connor at tiree.tales@gmail.com by 25 April 2022 to register your interest. The sessions are free and transport expenses can be covered. We look forward to hearing from you.

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