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2022.35.1

Digitised copy of a map of Tiree, dated 1680. The map shows townships in east and west ‘Tirie’, including: Ballevuline [Balevullin], Killmaluaig [Kilmoluaig], Byst [Beist], Bassaboll [Bhasapol], Cornagmore [Cornaigmore], Cornbeg [Cornaigbeg], Kainvay [Kennovay], Balephetris and Baluaig [Balephetris and Baluaig], Cuilis  [Caoles], Ruaig, Salum, Vall [Vaul], Kerkeboll [Kirkapol] , Vill [A’ Bhaoill], Goat [Gott], Scar[-]nish [Scarinish], Heanish, Bay [Baugh], Hileball [Heylipol] Crasseboll [Crossapol], Baleno [Balinoe], [Qu]heise [Cuigeas], Soreby [Soroby], Balemartine, Manall [Mannal], Heynish [Hynish], [He]rine [Heren], Ballephull [Balephuil], Kainvara [Kenavara], Boraball [Barapoll], Balemenoch [Middleton], Sandaig, Grineall [Greenhill], Killkenith [Kilkenneth], M[-]rdost [Murstat], Hoigh [Hough].

The place names in this record were transcribed by volunteers on the Transcribing Tiree project: Jenny Niven, Dr John Holliday, Rou Worsley, Margaret Worsley, and Freddie Arnold.

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

 

2022.34.1

Digitised copy of the Rental of Tiry for 1743. Contains the names of townships, value in mail lands, tenants names and rental values in Scots money and victual (given in bear and meall).

Rent is given in Scots money for: Balliphetrish [Balephetrish], Cornaigbeg, Bassapole [Bhasapol] and Cornaigmore, The Mill thereof Waste, Beist, Balivoulin [Balevullin], Hough, Sandaig, Ballimenoch [Am Baile Meadhanach or Middleton], Greenall [Grianal or Greenhill], Barapole [Barrapol], Kenvarh [Kenavara], Kilmaluag [Kilmoluaig] with the Park [Gorten or the Park], Kelis [Caoles], Ruag [Ruaig], Baugh, Vaull [Vaul], Hianish [Heanish], Gott and Vuill [A’ Bhaoil], Kirkapole [Kirkapol], Salum, Crossapole [Crossapol] and Miln thereof, Heynish [Hynish], Manal [Mannal], Balemartin [Balemartine], Ballephuile [Balephuil], the two ends of Coll, Kennavay [Kenovay], Kilcheynichbeg [Kilkenneth], Kilcheynichmore [Kilkenneth], Kerraventreinvore [?] [Keratrinvoir], Keranakil [Keranokile], Keracrossagar (Kerachrosecar), Kerachusagar [Kerachussegar], Keramenoch [Kerameanoch], Balinoe & Culyeis [Cuigeas], and Heyllipole [Heylipol]. Rent is given in victual for Ballievulin [Balevullin], Balimenoch [Middleton] and Sanlaig [?] [Sandaig], Kelos [Caoles], Baugh, Kennavay, Balinoe and Coulyeis [Cuigeas], Heylipole [Heylipol], Kirkipole [Kirkapol], Salum, and Hianish [Heanish].

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

 

2022.31.2

Digitised copy of a letter from the Board of Supervision, to the Duke of Argyll, dated 26 November 1885 regarding the care of paupers in Tiree. A copy letter from D McPhail, Inspector of Poor in Tiree, dated 26 October 1885, is enclosed. McPhail writes regarding the death of Janet McLean or McFadyen (pauper, Balinoe) who lived alone and was found dead in her house. A copy of the medical certificate signed by Alexander Buchanan is included. McPhail observes that ‘we may have more cases of the same kind’ and that ‘the above is the second death in a house alone within the parish this year’.

Also enclosed is a list of paupers living alone in the Parish of Tiree, dated 16 November 1885: Ann McKinnon (Balinoe), Hector McLean (Balinoe), Cath[erine] McDougall (Balephuil), Marion Kennedy (Balevullin), Christina McDonald (Caoles), Mary Brown (Caoles), Mary Campbell (Ernal), Cath[erine] McLean (Ernal), Cath[erine] McFadyen (Heanish), Ann McLean (Hynish), Hannah McDonald (Kenovay), Cath[erine] McKinnon (Mannal), Flora Brown (Sandaig), Malcolm McDonald (Scarinish), Cath[erine] McKinnon (Scarinish), Flora Cameron (Ruaig), Arch[ibal]d McLeod (Vaul). McPhail notes the types of support they receive from the Parochial Board (including ‘necessary clothing and an allowance of soap’).

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

2022.20.4

Digitised copy of a letter from John G Campbell to the Duke of Argyll, dated 17 September 1864. Campbell discusses school prizes offered by the Duke, and the winners of the prizes; details of the examination held at Moss Church, attended by Mr Geekie, Dr Buchanan and Mr John McLean (Cornaig); problems with teachers, including those at Sandaig and Heylipol, and the difficulty in getting new teachers; the need to improve the school house at Heylipol; lack of schooling provision in the west end of the island; closure of the assembly school in Balevullin; difficulties with the Crois teacher (‘a mere boy & a teacher only in name’) and the lack of schooling over the winter in that part of the island; the achievements of John McLean (Cornaig) at College in Glasgow.

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

2022.20.2

Digitised copy of Return of Crofters in Arrears, Tyree Estate, Crop 1862, with Remarks, dated April 1864. Contains residence, name of crofter, annual rent, amount in arrears at Whitsunday 1863 and remarks. The return includes the following crofters: Neil Macdonald (Balemartine), Donald Macfarlane (Balemartine), Niel MacLean (Balemartine), Malcolm MacArthur (Balephuil), John Campbell (Balephuil), Archibald Brown (Balephuil), Hector Lamont (Balevullin); Ann MacLean (Barrapol), Angus MacArthur (Barrapol), Niel Clark (Caoles), Alexander McKinnon (Gott), John Macdonald (Gott), Lachlan Macphaden (Hianish); Alexander Kennedy (Kilkenneth), Niel Mackinnon (Kilkenneth), John MacInnes (Kilmoluaig), Donald McMillan (Mannal), Arch[ibal]d McNeill (Mannal), Murdoch Brown (Mannal), Donald MacLean Jun[io]r (Mannal), John Macdonald (Mannal), Archibald McArthur (Sandaig), Niel MacKinnon Jun[io]r (Kilmoluaig).

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

 

2021.55.22

Digitised copy of the Extract of the rental of the lands of [Maclean of] Duart, including Tiree, Morvern and Mull, 1662.

Contains rents paid in money and victuals for the west and east ends of Tiree. The following townships are included, with personal names included in the patronymic form: Hianneish (Heanish), Baigh (Baugh), Helliboill and Crossiboill (Heylipol and Crossapol), Ballenoe (Balinoe), Cowzeise (Cuigeas. The z in this historical form is the Scots letter yogh), Sorobie and Ballemarteyn (Soroby and Balemartine), Mannall (Mannal), Hai[?]neish (Hynish), Eyren (Heren), Balephuill (Balephuil), Kenvarr (Kenovar), Barboill (Barrapol), Ballemeanach (Middleton), Samdaig (Sandaig), Grianall (Greenhill), Kerrefergus (Kerreferguss), Kerremeanach (Kerremeanach), Kerrenakill (Kerenokile), Crossiegarr (Kerachrosegar), Mourdott (Murstat), Hodh (Hough), Balliewilling (Balevullin), Kilmaluag (Kilmoluaig), Bist (Beist), Ballenacraganich (Baile nan Cràganach), Bassaboill (Bhasapol), Cornagmore (Cornaigmore), Cornegbeg (Cornaigbeg), Kenvay (Kenovay), Ballephetris (Balephetrish), Balluaig (Baluaig), Kirkapoill (Kirkapol), Vaull (Vaul), Sallum (Sallum), Ruaig and Muyll (Vuill), Keylis (Caoles), Gott.

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.

2021.55.21

Digitised copy of the Memorial of the rental of Tiree, 1662.

Contains rents paid in money and victuals for the west and east ends of Tiree. The following townships are included:  Hianenish (Heanish), Baighe (Baugh), Holliboill and Crossiboill (Heylipol and Crossapol), Ballenoe (Balinoe), Courerse (Cuigeas), Sorobe and Ballemartin (Soroby and Balemartine), Mannall (Mannal), Haivenish (Hynish), Eyren (Heren), Ballephaill (Balephuil), Kenvar (Kenovar), Barboill (Barrapol), Balliemanach (Middleton), Sanidaig (Sandaig), Grianall (Greenhill), Kerrefergus (Kerrefurgus), Kerrimeanach (Kerremeanach), Kerrenakill (Keranokile), Crossiger (Kerachchrosegar), Mourdott (Murstat), Hogh (Hough), Ballewilling (Balevullin), Kilmaluog (Kilmoluaig), Bist (Beist), Ballenacraganich (Baile nan Cràganach), Bassaboill (Bhasapol), Corenegmore (Cornaigmore), Cornegbeg (Cornaigbeg), Kenway (Kenovay), Belliphedris (Balephetrish), Balwaig (Baluaig), Kirkapoill (Kirkapol), Vaull (Vaul), Sallum (Salum), Ruaig and Muyll (Vuill), Keylis (Caoles), Gott.

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.

2021.55.17

Digitised copy of the Rental of Maclean’s estate for 1662, 1671, 1672 and 1673, dated 1677.

Contains rents paid in money and victuals for Tiree. The first document contains rentals for the following townships in Tiree, with personal names included in the patronymic form: Kennibaigh (Kenovay), Barriboll (Barrapol), Balli-meanach (Middleton), Sauntaig (Sandaig), Crennall or Grennall (Greenhill), Ballivullin (Balevullin), Kilmuluag (Kilmoluaig), and Bist (Beist) for the year 1662. The remainder of the document records the rental of Morvern and Ross, and the yearly rental of Maclean’s estate for 1671, 1672 and 1673. Amounts of victuals are given in kaines, cheese, butter, wedders, veales, poultrie and corne.

This document is written in secretary hand. There is no transcript for this item.

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

2021.55.13

Digitised copy of the Rental of Tiree, detailing silver and in kind rent, 1680.

Contains rents paid in money and victuals for the west and east ends of Tiree. The following townships are included: Hianish (Heanish), Baigh (Baugh), Hieliboll and Crossaboll (Heylipol and Crossapol), Ballino (Balinoe), Cuzeiss (Cuigeas. The z in this historical form is the Scots letter yogh), Sorob and Balimartin (Soroby and Balemartine), Mannall (Mannal), [one illegible entry], Eiren (Heren), Balliphill (Balephuil), Kenvar, Baroboll (Barrapol), Ballimennach (Middleton), Sandaig, Criannall (Greenhill), Kerrifergus (Kerrefurgus), Kerrimenach (Kerremeanach), Kerrinakill (Keranokile), Crossiger (Kerachrosecar), Murdott (Murstat), Hough, the miln of Hieliboll (the mill of Heylipol), Balliwillnig (Balevullin), Killmaluag (Kilmoluaig), Bilst and Ballinacragarach (Beist and Baile nan Cràganach), Bassaboll (Bhasapol), Cornaigmoir (Cornaigmore), Cornaigbeg, Kenway (Kenovay). Balliphetrais and Ballwaig (Balephetrish and Baluaig), Kirkapoll (Kirkapol), Vaull (Vaul), Sallum (Salum), Ruag and Vwyll (Ruaig and Vuill), Keylis (Caoles), Gott.

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.

 

2021.55.12

Digitised copy of the Rental of Tiree (in kind) as paid 1652-1675.

Contains rents paid in money and victuals for Tiree. The following townships are included, with some personal names (including Charles Mcleane, Bailie of Tiree): Ballevwllin (Balevullin), Kenavay (Kenovay), Valla (Vaul), Kelisse (Caoles), Shallum (Salum), Ruaige (Ruaig), Kirkapoll (Kirkapol), Gota (Gott), Ballefetrish (Balephetrish) and Balluaig (Baluig), Cornegbeg (Cornaigbeg), Cornaigmor (Cornaigmore), Bassaboill (Bhasapol), Bist (Beist), Killmolwaige (Kilmoluaig), Hoiug (Hough), Mwrdat (Murstat), Killchainich (Kilkenneth), Sandaig, Ballemeanach (Middleton), Barbwll (Barapol), Kenivar (Kenovar), Ballphuill (Balephuil), Heynishe (Hynish), Manvell (Mannal), Ballemartin (Balemartine), Soriby (Soroby), Cwzeiss (Cuigeas. The z in this historical form is the Scots letter yogh), Balleno (Balinoe), Hinilboll and Crosboll (Heylipol and Crossapol), Henishe (Heanish), Bay (Baugh), Herrinine (Heren).

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.

 

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