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Digitised copy of the Rental of Argyll estates to be put in the hands of trustees, 1681. The item is damaged leading to the loss of some place names and values.

Contains rents paid in money and victuals for areas in Argyll including Kilmarten (Kilmartin), Colonsay and Oronsay, Ardnamurchane and Swennart (Ardnamurchan and Sunart), Lismoir (Lismore), Midle Lorne and Nethir Lorne (Middle Lorne and Nether Lorne), Cowal, Morverne (Morvern), Mull, Jura and Skarba (Scarba). Individuals are also listed, including: Cap[tai]n of Clan Ronald, Lord Neil Campbell and the Laird of Calder (possibly Cawdor) for Jura.

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.


Digitised copy of Cash disbursed by James Turnbull, land surveyor, whilst going to the isle of Tiree, 1768-1769. Contains an itemised list of expenses for Turnbull’s journey from the Grassmarket in Edinburgh to Tiree, and his return journey.

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



Softback book ‘The Secret Island – towards a history of Tiree’, 2014. Published proceedings of a three-day conference held on Tiree by the Islands Book Trust in September 2013, with chapters by many authors on a wide variety of aspects of Tiree’s history and culture.

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Printed copy of a report ‘Argyll Islands Study Tour 2004’ by Jim Hill, Isle of Coll. Over the period 29th September to 3rd October, 2004, a group of volunteers from the islands of Lismore, Mull, Tiree, Coll, Jura, Islay, Colonsay and Oronsay, travelled through those islands visiting various local initiatives funded by the Nàdair Trust. The study tour was organised by Argyll & the Islands Enterprise in partnership with the Nadair Trust and supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund. The purpose of the tour was to mark the end of the Nadair 1 project, Heritage Tourism Training, led by Argyll & the islands Enterprise and to visit the Nadair 1 completed projects for Tour members to bring back knowledge and lessons learned to their respective islands. Some visits were also arranged to the location of potential Nadair 2 projects. See page 5 for Tiree: Loch Bhasapol surfing/fishing/nature, Rural Centre, An Iodhlann.

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