Tag Archives: regions

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Map of west end of Tiree with updates c. 1934

Copy of an OS map from 1900, with handwritten annotations and updates by/for Cornaigmore H.G. and Heylipol Public schools in May/June 1934. Annotations include land use (probably Meadow, Heath and Agriculture) and notes regarding roads, crops, livestock, markets, horses and land tenure.


CD recording of Mull people talking about the Treshnish Isles

CD of interviews with people of Mull talking about the Treshnish Isles. Recorded by Colin Woodcock, Balemartine, for the Hebridean Trust`s Treshnish Isles exhibition at Hynish in 2011. Interviewees: Adam Brown, Alastair MacLean, Bill Clegg, Iain Morrison, Willie MacPhail, all Feb. 2011. CD contains the interviews as an MP3 file and a document file listing interview content. (two copies)


Scottish Islands explorer magazine, March/April 2011, with articles about Tiree and Coll

The March/April 2011 edition of the magazine `Scottish Islands explorer`, containing two articles written by visitors to Tiree and Coll, with colour photos. (1) “Myths dispelled” written by Mavis Gulliver, pages 18-21, (2) “48 Hours on Coll” written by Mike Merchant, pages 22-25.


Book “Scotland as it was and as it is” by the 8th Duke of Argyll, 1887

Hardback history of Scotland “Scotland as it was and as it is” (second edition 1887) by the Duke of Argyll (1823-1900) with sections on Tyree. Handwritten on inside cover “William D MacLean 1986”.


OS 1:10,000 map of Vaul and Caoles 1976/7

Folded and damaged copy of 1976/7 1:10,000 Ordnance Survey map of Vaul, Salum, Caoles, Milton, Brock, Ruaig and Kirkapol showing contour lines, roads and paths, boundaries, townships and buildings, bridges and cattle grids, rivers and drains, sites of antiquities, vegetation and rock features. Duplicate archive item.


Archive film about Strathclyde c 1973

DVD film from the Scottish Screen Archive about `Strathclyde`. Filmed in 1973, colour, sound. About the forthcoming new Scottish region of Strathclyde using the views of school children from the region to describe their local areas. Senior pupil at Oban High School, Lachie MacFadyen, speaks about his home of Tiree. Footage includes the old mart at Crossapol farm, the Hebridean Knitwear Factory, Scarinish harbour and travelling between Tiree and Oban to school on the ferry “Claymore”. Other areas mentioned: Dalavich, Oban, Coatbridge, Oban hostel, bus to west Loch Tarbert ferry, Tayinloan ferry, Glasgow, housing projects, Hunterston nuclear power station and industrial estate.


Archive film from 1972 about Round `The Mull`

DVD film from the Scottish Screen Archive about `Round `The Mull“. Filmed in 1972, colour, sound. A tour of the western isles on board the “Loch Carron” ferry in June 1972. Starting at Kingston Bridge, Glasgow then down the Clyde under the Erskine Bridge, Dumbarton Rock and Greenock. On to Arran, Fladda lighthouse and round the Mull of Kintyre. Then Tobermory, Coll and Tiree. A walk around Tiree includes footage of An Iodhlann when it was used as a dental surgery by dentist W.R.Weatherston. Then Barra, Lochboisdale and back to Oban.


Archive film from 1944 about `The Isles of Youth`

DVD film from the Scottish Screen Archive about `The Isles of Youth`. Filmed in 1944, colour, silent. David MacBrayne`s silent film of various island scenery in the western isles, interspersed with poetic texts. Subjects include ferries, buses, Oban, Stornoway, Harris and Harris tweed, Rodeland & St.Clements Church, Uist, Barra, Tiree including the ship “Mary Stewart” abandoned in Scarinish Harbour but still intact, Lunga, Iona, Staffa, Mull, Highland Games.

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