Murdoch Brown of Mannel was drowned in 1867.
Date 23 November 1969
Track ID 43956
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Track Information

Original Track ID

SA1969.160.B8a

Original Tape ID

SA1969.160

Summary

Murdoch Brown of Mannel was drowned in 1867.

The contributor explains that the drowning of Murdoch Brown in 1867 was not an accident. He ran the boat for the light-keepers who attended to the Skerryvore Lighthouse. After a fight, he was thrown overboard by a light-keeper by the name of Tait. Tait was never seen after the incident.

Item Subject/Person

Brown, Murdoch

Recording Location

County - Argyllshire

Parish - Tiree

Island - Tiree

Item Location

County - Argyllshire

Parish - Tiree

Island - Tiree

Language

English

Genre

Information

Collection

SoSS