Tag Archives: harbours

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2021.54.71

Transcript of a Police Report submitted to Tobermory Procurator Fiscal charging Dugald MacKinnon with assault and breach of the peace in July 1869.

Dugald MacKinnon (boatman, son of and residing with Neil MacKinnon, Scarinish) is accused of assaulting William Miller (cook on board SS Argyll) on board the SS Argyll which it was in Scarinish Harbour. Donald MacKinnon (shoemaker, Vaul), William Miller (cook on board SS Argyll), Duncan MacInnes (cotter, Ruaig) and Duncan Cameron (Constable, Tiree) are named as witnesses.

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

2021.54.67

Transcript of a copy of Criminal Libel charging Alexander MacLean and Archibald Colquhoun with breach of peace and assault in 1868.

Alexander MacLean (son of and residing with Mary Graham or MacLean, Scarinish) and Archibald Colquhoun (son of and residing with Duncan Colquhoun, Scarinish) fought on board the SS Argyll while in the harbour at Scarinish on 29 February 1868. A statement is provided by John Lamont (crofter, Ruaig). Lamont names Dr Alexander Buchanan (surgeon, Tiree) and Duncan Morrison (Captain of the SS Argyll) as being in attendance.

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

2021.53.62

Digitised copy of Description of farms in Tiree. Contains observations made by ‘the minister McColl’ to the Duke of Argyll upon ‘the situation of improvements in Tiry in consequence of a conversation with his Grace in August 1786’. There is no transcript for this item.

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

2021.53.56

Digitised copy of Instructions for the chamberlain of Tiree (2 sets), 1772. These instructions were sent from the Duke of Argyll and include: referring to previous instructions issued; building of mill; exporting cattle; establishing a village and harbour; rent in arrears; executing warnings against tenants who could be removed. The second set is a duplicate of the first. There is no transcript for this item.

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

2021.53.33

Digitised copy of Observations on Tiree by Dr Walker, 1765. Dr Walker’s observations are arranged under the following headings: situation, extent, hills, harbour, tides, springs, sea, soil, rieve [reef], climate, crops, inhabitants, longevity, diseases, antiquities, agriculture, inclosures, cattle, grain, change of seed, hay, manures, turneps [turnips], price of commodities, price of labour, exports and imports, manufacture, fishery, hemp, natural productions, marble, copper, porphyry. There is no transcript for this item but see 1997.273.1.

The Rev Dr John Walker, minister of Moffat and a pioneer of scientific botany and geology, was sent to the Hebrides in 1764 and 1771 by the Commission for Annexed Estates to report on the social conditions, population and the state of manufacture, agriculture and fisheries.

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

2021.53.25

Digitised copy of Account of sundry payments for making Tiree’s harbour, 1758. Contains a list of payments made by the Chamberlain of Tiree.

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

2021.53.23

Digitised copy of Instructions for the chamberlain of Tiree, 1758. These instructions were sent from the Duke of Argyll and include: employing ditchers, cutting peat, building works at the Duke’s house in Tiree, payment of rents, building a harbour in Tiree.

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

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