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Potato famine, MacNeils and Campbells, and clearances in Tir...

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Title - Potato famine, MacNeils and Campbells, and clearances in Tir...
Contributors - Hector Kennedy
Reporters - Eric R. Cregeen

Summary - Potato famine, MacNeils and Campbells, and clearances in Tiree.

The contributor remembers being told by Neil MacNeil of Vaul that, during the potato famine, his father would save the skins of boiled potatoes, take out the eyes and sell them in the spring. The contributor relates some biographical and genealogical details about the MacNeils and also the Campbells in Barrapoll. He tells of how people were cleared from Middleton when the kelp company came to Tiree.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:13:31
Date Recorded - 1973.06.10
Language - English
Genre - Information
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 85715
Original Tape ID - SA1973.097
Original Track ID - SA1973.097.B
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R



Item Location:
  County - Argyllshire
  Parish - Tiree
  Island - Tiree

Item Notes -

Permanent Link - http://www.tobarandualchais.co.uk/fullrecord/85715/1




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