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2021.55.17

Digitised copy of the Rental of Maclean’s estate for 1662, 1671, 1672 and 1673, dated 1677.

Contains rents paid in money and victuals for Tiree. The first document contains rentals for the following townships in Tiree, with personal names included in the patronymic form: Kennibaigh (Kenovay), Barriboll (Barrapol), Balli-meanach (Middleton), Sauntaig (Sandaig), Crennall or Grennall (Greenhill), Ballivullin (Balevullin), Kilmuluag (Kilmoluaig), and Bist (Beist) for the year 1662. The remainder of the document records the rental of Morvern and Ross, and the yearly rental of Maclean’s estate for 1671, 1672 and 1673. Amounts of victuals are given in kaines, cheese, butter, wedders, veales, poultrie and corne.

This document is written in secretary hand. There is no transcript for this item.

From the archives of the Dukes of Argyll at Inveraray Castle, made available through the Written in the Landscape project.

2021.55.12

Digitised copy of the Rental of Tiree (in kind) as paid 1652-1675.

Contains rents paid in money and victuals for Tiree. The following townships are included, with some personal names (including Charles Mcleane, Bailie of Tiree): Ballevwllin (Balevullin), Kenavay (Kenovay), Valla (Vaul), Kelisse (Caoles), Shallum (Salum), Ruaige (Ruaig), Kirkapoll (Kirkapol), Gota (Gott), Ballefetrish (Balephetrish) and Balluaig (Baluig), Cornegbeg (Cornaigbeg), Cornaigmor (Cornaigmore), Bassaboill (Bhasapol), Bist (Beist), Killmolwaige (Kilmoluaig), Hoiug (Hough), Mwrdat (Murstat), Killchainich (Kilkenneth), Sandaig, Ballemeanach (Middleton), Barbwll (Barapol), Kenivar (Kenovar), Ballphuill (Balephuil), Heynishe (Hynish), Manvell (Mannal), Ballemartin (Balemartine), Soriby (Soroby), Cwzeiss (Cuigeas. The z in this historical form is the Scots letter yogh), Balleno (Balinoe), Hinilboll and Crosboll (Heylipol and Crossapol), Henishe (Heanish), Bay (Baugh), Herrinine (Heren).

This document is written in secretary hand. There is no transcript available for this item.

From the archives of the Dukes of Argyll at Inveraray Castle, made available through the Written in the Landscape project.

 

2022.2.1

Set of butter-making tools from the 1940s: (1) hand-turned glass ‘Blow’ butter churn, (2) pair of wooden butter pats, (3) round, wooden butter mould with a barley design carved into the imprint.

2012.134.1

Newspaper cutting showing children using a round glass butter churn

Colour photograph with caption about children making butter by traditional methods. The glass butter churn pictured is similar to the one donated to An Iodhlann by Mairi Campbell, except that it is round whereas hers is square. Includes laminated photocopy.

2012.87.1

Sieve for skimming cream off milk

Small hand-made brass sieve for skimming the cream off the milk when making butter. Shallow dish with many small holes and curved handle.

2012.87.1