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Book `Scottish Country Life` by Alexander Fenton.

Crofting History – ploughing, harvesting, threshing, drying and grinding grain; root crops, tools, drainage, the shieling, grass and hay, diary products, farm buildings, livestock, fuel, transport, crafts and trades, fairs and markets, food and drink. Pages 25, 45, 174 & 203 refer to Tiree.