Township: heylipol

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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.

 

2022.31.1

Digitised copy of a Report from Heylipol Public School for the winter months, February 1883. The report was written for the Duke of Argyll by J McFarlane and is divided into observations on ‘attendance’, ‘progress’, ‘general’ and ‘state of the island’ and contains remarks on: attendance for December 1882 to February 1883; the affect of weather on attendance; subjects taught and standards; appointment of compulsory officers; comments on parents and their attitudes to education; and teachers. McFarlane also discusses unrest in the island (the ‘wild & extravagant ideas that originally started in Ireland’ and the ‘circulation of pernicious & revolutionary literature’) and refers to a petition signed by crofters in the west end. He recounts a conversation with a man named Donald, a crofter in Balevullin, and also refers to the consequences of inadequate farming techniques.

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

 

2022.30.2

Digitised copy of a letter from John G Campbell to the Duke of Argyll, 8 May 1865. Campbell sends a report on the state of Tiree schools; the increasing number of scholars in Kirkapol; the need for a stand for children’s plaids and shawls in wet weather; bringing the school under government inspection; attendance at Balephuil; remarks on the teacher at Balephuil; remarks on Mr McCowan at Balevullin; declining attendance at Free Church schools; presentation of prizes by Mr Geekie; aversion to emigration and comments on the reasons for this.

Attached is a table entitled ‘Schools in the Island of Tiree Examined March 1865’ containing data for Kirkapol, Heylipol, Balevullin, Balephuil, and Cornaig. Contains figures for: the number attending; number present at examination; number on the roll studying reading, writing, arithmetic, English grammar, geography, Latin, Greek, geometry and mathematics, algebra, book-keeping.

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.

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.

2021.55.18

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

Contains rents paid in money and victuals for the west and east ends of Tiree. The following townships are included: Hianenish (Heanish), Baighe (Baugh), Heillieboill and Crossiboill (Heylipol and Crossapol), Ballienoe (Balinoe), Courerse (Cuigeas), Sorobe and Ballimartine (Soroby and Balemartine), Mannall (Manal), Haivenish (Hynish), Eyren (Heren), Balliephaill (Balephuil), Kenvar (Kenovar), Baraboll (Barrapol), Balliemanach (Middleton), Sandaig, Grianall (Greenhill), Kerriefergus (Kerrefurgus), Kerriemeanach (Kerremeanach), Kerri[?]kill (partially illegible, possibly Keranokile), Crossiger (Kerachchrosegar), Mourdott (Murstat), Hodgh (Hough), The Milne (the mill), Balliewilling (Balevullin), Kilmaluag (Kilmoluaig), Bist (Beist), Ballanacraganich (Baile nan Cràganach), Bassaboil (Bhasapol), Corenegmore (Cornaigmore), Corenegbeg (Cornaigbeg), Kenway (Kenovay), Balliefedrus (Balephetrish), Balwaig (Baluaig), Kirkapoill (Kirkapol), Vaul, Shallum (Salum), Ruag and Muyll (Ruaig and Vuill), Keylis (Caoles), Gott.

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

2021.55.13

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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