Township: Scarinish

Map Reference: Scarinish a

Name Type: building


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Built in 1892 for £102 10s. £42 was contributed by the Cattle Show - Hector MacPhail, Ruaig, 2/1998.

The bank came to Tiree in November 1949 - Mairi Campbell, Corrairigh, 1/1999.

The National Bank of Scotland worked from this building from 1949-54. They later amalgamated with the Commercial and later the Royal Bank. The new bank was built in 1955. John DT Wilson from the Fair Isle was the first manager from 1949 to 1959 - Mairi MacKinnon, Balephetrish, 4/1997.

Her mother and father were married here in 1921. She went to an 'entertainment' here in 1931 with travelling performers singing and dancing on a small stage - Grace Campbell,Tullymet, 5/1997.

Bill Weatherstone bought the building in 1969 and used it as a dental surgery until November 1983 - Isobel Weatherston, Scarinish, 5/1997.

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