Coverless copy of ‘The British Women’s Cookery Book’, 1906 (2nd edition), edited by Mrs Ebeneezer (Elizabeth) MacLean, Stirling, and belonging to Donald MacArthur, Ibrox, who opened The Glassary Restaurant at Sandaig with his wife, Mabel. On the Introduction page Donald has written his name and his address in Glasgow.
The book was compiled for sale at the British Women’s Temperance Association Bazaar, which was held in Glasgow in 1905. Its aim was to help “spread knowledge of, and interest in, that efficiency of home management which affects the happiness of people, and their moral wellbeing”.
Tiree Annual / Bliadhnail Thiriodh 2014. Annual magazine of history and nature articles, the year’s births, marriages & deaths, summary of achievements of Tiree Community Development Trust. Compiled by Simon Wellock on behalf of Tiree Community Business.
Print-out of a talk about the history of chemist Edward Stanford and the kelp industry on Tiree in the late 1800s, presented at the 2013 Feis, plus accompanying lists, documents, papers, letters etc relevant to Stanford and seaweed processing industry in Scotland and Tiree.
Photograph of Jeanette Straker and Mabel MacArthur at The Glassary restaurant in 1985.
Black & white photograph of Jeanette Straker (waitress) and Mabel MacArthur (proprietor) at the bar of The Glassary restaurant, Sandaig, at its opening in 1984. (original in filing cabinet 9, drawer 3)
Copied birth certificate for Charles Robert Sleven.
Birth certificate for Charles Robert Sleven, born in Middleton Cottage on 2nd August 1868, son of James Sleven, manager of the Glassary, and his wife, Jane Muirhead, who were married in the Gorbals on 6th June 1856.