Tag Archives: log books

Buns and bribery at Carloway School, 1885

Tasglann hosted Tom Mackenzie recently who was on a work experience placement from his school in Lancashire.  As part of his placement he box listed the records of Carloway School and found the following story in the pages of one of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Buns and bribery at Carloway School, 1885

A surprise survival

It is amazing how often I’ve heard the phrase “Oh, but none of the records have survived”, or, in the Stornoway area, “They were lost in the town hall fire”.  I’ve even heard this latter anecdote attributed to records that … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Comments Off on A surprise survival

St Kilda and Mingulay school log books in the news!

This week saw the formal launch online of the school log books for the abandoned islands of Mingulay and St Kilda.  Several newspapers, including the Scotsman, Herald, Sunday Express and other news websites such as the BBC have picked up … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on St Kilda and Mingulay school log books in the news!