Township: balinoe

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2021.54.92

Transcript of a Police Report submitted to Tobermory Procurator Fiscal by John MacDougall (Constable) charging Archibald MacLean and four others with Breach of Peace and Malicious Mischief in December 1877. Archibald MacLean (son of Donald MacLean, Balinoe), George Campbell (son of John Campbell, Balinoe), Colin MacArthur (son of Isabella Campbell or MacArthur, Balinoe), John Campbell (son of Alexander Campbell, Balinoe), Roderick MacKinnon (son of Christina MacDonald, Balemartine) are accused of vandalising the garden and house of the schoolteacher, John MacFarlane, in Heylipol.

Statements are provided by Donald Paterson (son of Alexander Paterson, Balinoe), Niel Campbell (apprentice joiner and nephew of Archibald MacFadyen, Barrapol) and Mary MacFarlane (daughter of John MacFarlane, Heylipol).

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

 

2021.54.65

Transcript of Inventory of Precognition investigating the death of Joseph Evans and William James on 8 August 1868. Evans (cook and seaman on board the Maria and Fanny) and James (Master on board the Maria and Fanny) drowned on the wreck of the Maria Fanny of Milford Devon Wales. The Maria and Fanny was on a journey between Ayr and Limerick with a cargo of coals, but hit a rock – ‘bo-more’ (possibly Bogha Mòr) – near Kenavara in a storm.

The transcript contains descriptions of clothing and tattoos found on the deceased, as well as some descriptions of their bodies. Thomas Davis mentions the following locations in his account of the ship’s journey: Lamlash (Isle of Arran), ‘Torry’ Island (perhaps Tory or Toraigh Island), Skerryvore, Tiree. The transcript names Archibald Campbell as Receiver of Wrecks at Balinoe.

Statements are provided by:

Angus MacArthur (crofter, Balephuil)
Malcolm MacArthur (crofter, Balephuil)
Alexander MacDonald (fisherman, Balephuil)
Donald MacArthur (son of and residing with Angus MacArthur, Balephuil)
Duncan Cameron (Constable, Tiree)
Thomas Davis (seaman, Pembroke)
James Brown (seaman, Pembrokeshire)
William Thomas (seaman, Devon)
Donald McArthur (fisherman, Balephuil)
Archibald Brown, (farmer, Balephuil)
Archibald Brown (seaman, Mannal)

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

2021.54.59

Transcript of investigation by the Procurator Fiscal charging Archibald MacDonald with bigamy, 1865. Archibald MacDonald (farm servant, Tiree. A native of Coll) married Esther Ferguson (servant to Mungo Campbell Duff, Architect, Glasgow) in Lockerbie in 1862, and also Sarah MacLeod (daughter of Archibald MacLeod, Balevullin) in Balinoe, Tiree, in 1863.

Statements are provided by:
Esther Ferguson (as above)
Robert Ferguson (carter, Lockerbie. Father of Esther Ferguson)
Catherine Ferguson (daughter of Robert Ferguson, Lockerbie)
James Murray (labourer, Lockerbie)
Reverend Alexander Campbell (Minister of the Free Church of Scotland, Lockerbie)
Alexander Ferguson (Registrar of the Parish of Dryfesdale, Lockerbie)
Mary MacDonald or MacFadyen (wife of Lachlan MacFadyen, Glasgow. Sister of accused)
Lachlan MacFadyen (carter, Glasgow. Brother in Law of accused)
Sarah MacLeod or MacDonald (daughter of Archibald MacLeod, Balevullin)
Alexander MacLeod (son of Archibald MacLeod, Balevullin)
Archibald MacLeod (crofter, Balevullin. Father of Sarah MaLeod or MacDonald)
Flora MacNeill (residing with Donald MacNeill, Balevullin)
Donald MacNeill Senior (cartwright, Balevullin)
Reverend John Macfarlane (Baptist Minister, Balinoe)
Malcolm Livingston (Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages for Tiree, Kirkapol)

The document refers to the ‘wedding spree’ in Lockerbie, and mentions dates including ‘Beltane’ and ‘Christmas old style’ (5th January).

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

2021.54.57

Transcript of a Police Report submitted to Tobermory Procurator Fiscal by Donald Campbell (Constable, Tiree) charging Mary Campbell (cottager, Balinoe) and Mary MacLean (wife of and residing with John MacLean, Balinoe) with the crime of assault and breach of the peace on 2 July 1864. Hector Henderson (apprentice with Donald MacLachlan, Balinoe) and John Campbell (brother of and residing with Archibald Campbell, Sheriff Officer, Balinoe) are named as witnesses.

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

2021.54.42

Transcript of a Police Report submitted to Tobermory Procurator Fiscal regarding the death of Niel McCallum from an accidental shotgun wound in January 1861. McCallum (aged 31, blacksmith, Balinoe) was injured by Alexander MacDonald (fisherman, Balemartin) at Loch-an-Duine (Loch an Dùin) on Kenovay Farm. Statements are provided from:

Mary McIntyre or McCallum (widow of Niel McCallum, Balinoe)
Alexander Macdonald (fisherman, Balemartine)
Donald MacLean (crofter, Heanish)
James Black (shoemaker, Kenovay)
Donald MacEachern (son of John MacEachern, Kenovay)
Donald MacLean (merchant, Kenovay)
Alexander Buchanan (surgeon, Tiree)

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

2021.53.80

Digitised copy of Petition by the tenants of Ballinoe, Tiree, Jul 1803. The Balinoe petitioners raise objections to the ways in which they have been ‘much harassed and oppressed’. The petition makes mention of: being prevented from cutting their peat; being oppressed by the Factor and Surveyor; being bound to provide services to the Factor and his servants; the lack of a miller to grind their grain; having to beg or borrow meal. There is no transcript for this item.

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

2021.53.22

Digitised copy of State of the difference between the Tiree rental 1757 and the Tiree rental 1758. This record contains a table showing the differences in rent for farms at Kilmoluaig and Beist, Balivilline [Balevullin], Cornaigmore, Cornaigbeg, Ruaig, Kirkapol, Hianish, Vaul, ¾ of Kelis [Caolas], Baugh, Heylipol, Balinoe and Quiyeish [Hynish].

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2021.53.19

Digitised copy of a Proposal to His Grace the Duke of Argyll by John Campbell in Balinoe in Tiree, 1755. In this letter Campbell proposes to take a tack of Kilchenichmore with his sons.

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2021.44.1

Sepia tone portrait photograph of Colin Cameron and his wife Jessie McDonald (b. 1877) on their wedding day in Brunswick, Australia on 13 November 1927. Jessie was the daughter of Hugh MacDonald (1850-1927) and his first wife. He emmigrated with his parents from Balinoe to New Brunswick, Australia, in 1853.

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