Tag Archives: moss

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2021.54.98

Transcript of Precognition of Witnesses against Hugh MacDonald on charges of Malicious Mischief in 1885. The transcript provides details of how Hugh MacDonald (Moss) took possession of a house in Moss. Statements are provided by:

Donald McMillan (cottar, Moss)
John McNeill (fisherman, Balevullin)
Christy (or Cursty) McDonald of McNeill (wife of Donald McNeill, Balevullin)
Peggy Beaton of Carmichael (widow, Ross of Mull)
Hugh Macdiarmid (factor to the Duke of Argyll, Tiree)
Angus Macdonald (shepherd, Moss)
Alexander Buchanan (Medical Officer for the Parochial Board of Tiree)

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

2021.54.97

Transcript of a Report submitted to Tobermory Procurator Fiscal regarding the deaths of Mathew Byrne Mate, Robert Mackay, Thomas Wedick, James Donley or Donelly, James Kehoe (all of Arklow) and Herman Hallander (of Sweden) in 1885.

The deceased were all serving on board the Brigantine ‘Nancy’ of Dublin, which sank on 8 February 1885 after striking ‘Dubhsker’ (Dugh Sgeir) an outlying rock about three miles to the North West of Craignish Point (Cràiginis or Rubha Chràiginis), Tiree. The Captain, Richard Kerrow (Arklow), was rescued.

Richard Kerrow (above), Alexander Cameron (Moss), William McNeil (fisherman, Balevullin), Murdoch MacLeod (Police Officer, Tiree) are named as witnesses.

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

2021.54.76

Transcript of Precognition of Witnesses investigating the death of Sarah MacDonald (pauper, Moss) in February 1870. The transcript mentions that MacDonald was receiving support from the Parochial Board.

Statements are provided by: Donald MacMillan (cottar, Moss), Catherine MacDonald or MacMillan (sister of deceased and wife of Donald MacMillan, Moss), Archibald Carmichael (labourer, Moss), Sarah Carmichael (daughter of Archibald Carmichael, Moss), Flora MacDonald (Moss), Archibald Campbell (Inspector of Poor, Tiree), Alexander Buchanan (surgeon, Tiree).

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

2021.54.70

Transcript of a Police Report submitted to the Procurator Fiscal in Tobermory charging Donald McDonald with theft in October 1868. Duncan Cameron (Constable, Tiree) reports that Donald MacDonald (son of and residing with Flora MacLean, pauper, Kilmoluaig) is accused of taking a ‘grape’ (graip: an iron-pronged fork used in farming and gardening) belonging to Dugald MacCallum (crofter, Kilmoluaig).

Statements are provided from: Archibald MacCallum (son of and residing with Dugald MacCallum, Kilmoluaig) and Angus MacDonald (Cotter, Moss).

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

2021.54.22

Transcript of a police report submitted to Tobermory Procurator Fiscal charging Anne McInnes with the crime of theft, in July 1859. McInnes (Manal) admits to taking white worsted stockings belonging to Catherine Currie from the bleaching green at Moss.

Statements are provided by Archibald Currie (crofter, Moss) and Catherine Currie (sister of Archibald Currie, Moss).

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

 

2021.54.85

Transcript of a Police Report submitted to Tobermory Procurator Fiscal by John MacDougall (Constable) charging Margaret Campbell or MacFarlane (widow, Balinoe) with assault and breach of peace in July 1873. Margaret Campbell is accused of attacking and assaulting Angus MacDonald (labourer, Moss) with iron tongs, and with using threatening language towards Angus MacDonald and John MacFadyen (labourer, Balemartine) and Hector MacDonald (joiner or cartwright, Heylipol).

Angus MacDonald, Hector MacDonald and John MacFadyen are named as witnesses and provide statements.

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

2021.50.3

Digitised copy of a map of Tiree showing townships and numbers of tenants in 1848. The map appears to show all townships, but not all have tenant numbers attached. Geographical features are also named (bays, lochs, harbours, moss, ‘the reef or great green plan’).

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

2020.1.59

Collection of six hand-written letters of condolence following the death of 12 year-old George McLean (1923-1935), son of Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay, in 1935. Correspondents include Neil and Mary McKinnon, Moss; Mary B MacLean, Port-na-Criche, Cornaigbeg;  Donald McLean, Kenovay; Hector McLean, Glenkinchie; Lachie McLean, SS Baron Maclay, Colombo; Mary Macdonald, Middleton. Part of a large collection of items belonging to and about Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay (1890-1981), and his family.

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2019.11.8

Black & white photograph of the gravestone of Donald Brown (1864-1947), his wife Matilda Hansina Brown (nee Petersen) (1874-1960), and their son John Edward Brown (1898-1906) in Yeppoon Cemetery, Australia. Donald emigrated to Australia in 1886. His parents were Hugh Brown and Anne Kennedy of Moss.

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