Tag Archives: Mingulay

Friday image; Barra and the Bishop’s Isles

We recently came across a beautiful 17th century map of the Uists, Barra and Bishop’s Isles entitled Vistus Insula vulgo Viist in Stornoway Library’s map collection. The map is made up of two pages and the  section shown above shows … Continue reading

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Friday Photo; Reflections on Mingulay

Today the Islands Book Trust is hosting a two-day event to mark the centenary of the end of permanent human settlement on Mingulay, with our very own David Powell as one of the speakers!  The Trust will also be launching a … Continue reading

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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

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Friday photo; Mingulay

It has been another busy week in the Tasglann office!  Donna and David headed down to Barra to repatriate School Log Books and provide catalogue training to the historical society there, while in the office we met with Stornoway Historical … Continue reading

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Friday photo: A good geansaidh!

As promised here is your second photo for the week, and it comes with the oath that I shan’t forget my Friday Photo ever again!  It is horrible weather in Stornoway today, pouring with rain and chilly to boot.  What … Continue reading

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