Tag Archives: cornaigmore

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2021.54.94

Transcript of a Police Report submitted to Tobermory Procurator Fiscal by John MacDougall (Constable) charging Hector Cameron with assault on 12 August 1880. Cameron (joiner, Cornaigbeg) is accused of assaulting Donald McKinnon (joiner, Balevullin) outside Cornaig Mill.

Statements are provided by Donald McKinnon (above), Donald McLean (tennant, Cornaigbeg), Archibald McLean (joiner, Cornaigmore), and Alexander McKinnon (tenant, Balevullin).

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From the liveArgyll Archives in Lochgilphead, made available through the Written in the Landscape project.

2021.54.93

Transcript of a Police Report submitted to Tobermory Procurator Fiscal by John McDougall (Constable) charging Hugh Campbell with assault and Hugh Campbell, John McDonald and Neil Brown with Breach of the Peace in November 1877. Hugh Campbell (apprentice shoemaker, Cornaigmore), Neil Brown (son of Susan MacDonald, Cornaigbeg) and John McDonald (farm servant to Neil McLean, Cornaigmore) are accused of fighting at John McCallum’s croft in Cornaigbeg.

John McCallum (crofter, Cornaigbeg), Jannet McCallum or Thomson (sister of John McCallum, Cornaigbeg), Dugald McLean (cotter, Cornaigbeg) are named as witnesses and provide statements. John McCallum refers to the night of 12 November as being Hallowe’en [in the old calendar].

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From the liveArgyll Archives in Lochgilphead, made available through the Written in the Landscape project.

 

2021.54.91

Transcript of Inventory of Precognition submitted to Tobermory Procurator Fiscal investigating the death of three cows and two horses at Cornaigmore, in June 1876. The transcript contains medical reports written by Alexander Buchanan into the death of the two horses. The animals may have been poisoned by strychnine.

The transcript contains notes on the rent paid by John Macphail, the value of his stock on the farm and some remarks on stock management.

Statements are provided by:

John Macphail (crofter, Cornaigmore)
Janet MacLean (servant to John MacPhail, Cornaigmore)
John Macphail (tailor, Cornaigmore)
John Campbell (tailor, Cornaigmore)
Malcolm Lamont (labourer, Cornaigmore)
Neil Lamont (tenant on the farm of Cornaigmore)
Malcolm Lamont (servant to John MacPhail, Cornaigmore)
Lachlan Macphail (crofter, Cornaigmore)
Hugh MacDiarmid (factor for Tiree, Island House)
Alexander Buchanan (surgeon, Baugh)
Allan Cameron (Inspector of Police, Tobermory)
Hector Macphail (crofter, Cornaigmore)
Ann Macphail (widow, Cornaigmore)
Flora Macphail (daughter of Ann Macphail, Cornaigmore)
John MacDougall (Police Officer, Baugh)

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From the liveArgyll Archives in Lochgilphead, made available through the Written in the Landscape project.

 

 

2021.54.72

Transcript of a report submitted to the Procurator Fiscal in Tobermory regarding poaching in the Isle of Coll in 1870. A number of poachers were seen in Coll, particularly in Gallanach and Cornaig. The men are referred to as ‘East Country fishermen’, and two are named as William Taylor and James Watt.

The transcript contains correspondence between John L Stewart Esq (Chamberlain’s Office), William Sproat Esq (Procurator Fiscal, Tobermory), Matthew Rae (keeper, Coll) and Duncan Cameron (Constable, Tiree) and John Baxter (Coll).

Statements are provided from: Mr Weirs (shepherd), Mr Campbell (Cornaig), Mr John Campbell (Cornaig), Matthew Rae (keeper), Andrew Ferguson (shepherd), Neile McInnes (described as ‘one of Mr Campbell’s men’), Alexander MacKinnon (Cornaig).

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From the liveArgyll Archives in Lochgilphead, made available through the Written in the Landscape project.

2021.53.73

Digitised copy of Letter from Malcolm McLaurine, Chamberlain of Tiree, to the 5th Duke of Argyll, 29 Mar 1802. In this letter, McLaurine discusses the removal of people from the island. Those selected for ‘Removings’ include: those found guilty of illegal distilling, two young millers at Cornaigmore who ‘paid no attention to the machinery, nor to their work’, and Malcolm McDonald (Caoles) for taking trees from Loch Sunart to sell in Coll. Those in fishing stations were under warning. McLaurine also discusses: the division of land into four mail lands; Major Maxwell and George Langland; the use of the Reef by cottars and the lack of ‘grass mail’ paid by them. McLaurine mentions the 5th Duke of Argyll’s instructions to remove ‘every 10th man, and those the most criminal’.

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

2021.53.22

Digitised copy of State of the difference between the Tiree rental 1757 and the Tiree rental 1758. This record contains a table showing the differences in rent for farms at Kilmoluaig and Beist, Balivilline [Balevullin], Cornaigmore, Cornaigbeg, Ruaig, Kirkapol, Hianish, Vaul, ¾ of Kelis [Caolas], Baugh, Heylipol, Balinoe and Quiyeish [Hynish].

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

2021.54.4

Transcript of Precognition of Witnesses regarding the sudden death of Euphemia McMillan, 1852. McMillan (widow, Balevullin) died after drinking spirits at the inn of Lachlan Maclean in Kilmoluaig.

Statements are provided by:

Lachlan Maclean (Innkeeper, Kilmoluaig)
Archibald Maclean (Seaman, Kilmoluaig)
John MacMillan (Fisherman, Balevullin)
Neil McMillan (Fisherman, Balevullin)
Sarah Kennedy (Balevullin)
Donald MacNeill (Fisherman, Balevullin)
Sarah Cameron or MacMillan (wife of John MacMillan, Balevullin)
Lachlan Cameron (Fisherman, Balevullin)
Ann Macdonald (Servant to and residing with Lachlan Maclean, Kilmoluaig)
Niel Lamont (son of John Lamont, Cornaigmore)

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From the liveArgyll Archives in Lochgilphead, made available through the Written in the Landscape project.

2021.23.1

Two copies of booklet ‘My Hebridean Heritage’ by Alan Iain Cameron, 2020. Alan traces his ancestors back to the early 1700s, identifying his Tiree ancestors as Camerons (Kilmoluaig and Scarinish), MacDonalds, McLeans (Grianal and Cornaigmore), Campbells (Cornaigbeg), Munns, Kennedys and McFadyens (Scarinish).

Text of previous draft: 2019.92.1

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