Tag Archives: tools

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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.

2021.53.78

Digitised copy of Letter from Malcolm McLaurine, chamberlain of Tiree, to the Duke of Argyll, 15 Apr 1803. McLaurine discusses: carrying out the plan of four mail lands; threat of emigration; crofts; joint occupation of the mail lands; obtaining compliance with the mail lands scheme; fishing; mills; encroachment of the Reef; barley and distilling; smuggling of gin brandy and tobacco. In a post script, McLaurine discusses tenants, mail lands, and quarrying tools. There is no transcript for this item.

Click to view a record for this item on Inveraray’s online catalogue.

From the archives of the Dukes of Argyll at Inveraray Castle, 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.

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