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Tiree Genealogy Essential Sites:
This is the website of the
Tiree Archive on the Isle of Tiree which offers a walk-in museum exhibition
along with self-serve archival and research facilities. Their website
is free to use and showcases a large database of Tiree historical documents
and photographs along with informative explanations which can be very useful
in writing family histories. The Archive premises on Tiree houses an
extensive library as well as many hands-on genealogy materials. They
have a Genealogy Department and appointments can be made with Duncan Grant,
the Island's very knowledgeable genealogist. (reasonable fees apply
for the latter services)
Isle of Tiree Genealogy Website:
This is a comprehensive and
free website packed full of Tiree research documentation which has been
accumulated by an extensive group of volunteers: Old Parish Records,
Censuses, lists of Tiree researchers, etc. The webmaster, Keith Dash,
welcomes new material that can be published free of charge.
The official government
source of genealogical data for all of Scotland. Birth, Marriage and
Death records can be purchased and viewed instantly online at reasonable
A free, massive
genealogy website maintained by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day
Saints (Mormon). For Tiree specifically, one can find transcriptions
of Births, Marriages, Deaths on Tiiree from 1766 to 1875 based on the OPRs
and the Civil Registrations. The site also contains much material
after that time from private donations made by individuals. Included as well
are the 1880-81 Censuses for Canada, USA and Britain (not including
Scotland). Films of data can also be viewed for free if you have a
nearby LDS Family History Centre. If a FHC does not have the film you
need, it can be ordered in as a rental for a small fee.
Huge databases of genealogy
material from all over the world. It has all the Tiree Censuses online
as well as many key Canadian and USA records.
Free to use online at some libraries (called Ancestry Library Edition).
Otherwise access is by subscription. Free home computer trials are
Tiree Genealogy Secondary Sites:
Free access to Scotland's censuses, with transcriptions done by
volunteers. FreeCEN is part of the larger FreeGENUK network. To date,
all of the Argyll 1841 Census is available.
Rootsweb World Connect:
This is the Family Tree
database of Rootsweb. The family trees have been submitted by
thousands of individuals and contact information is available. Also
some of the trees allow anyone to download a gedcome directly from the
website. The database is free to use and contains many people of Tiree
Rootsweb Tiree Mailing List:
This Mailing List is
dedicated to queries about Tiree and Coll genealogy. Click "Browse" to
read the List chronologically. Click "Search" to search specific names
or terms. .
Free to use and join. If you join, you will receive directly to your
Inbox all the messages sent by other Tiree descendants who belong to the
Rootsweb World Connect:
This is the Family Tree
database of Rootsweb. The trees have been submitted by individuals and
contact information is available. It is free to use and contains many people
of Tiree descent some of whom will let you download their gedcoms directly
from the website.
This is a system of Message
Boards and the one of use to Tiree reseachers is the one organized by
Surname. It is free to use and anyone may post, read and respond to
messages concerning a Surname of interest. Contact information is
This is the site you are
currently viewing. It contains some information about Tiree
Descendants in Manitoba, Canada and how to research them further in these
-Manitoba Genealogy Resources
-Tiree Descendants associated with Brandon,
Descendants associated with Shellmouth, Manitoba
On this website, Click Here or use the
Link at the top of this page
Free online access to Tiree spoken Gaelic, and notes on the Gaelic
Project of Bruce County, Canada.
Free online access to selected articles from Tiree's Fortnightly
Newsletter, archived back till April 2009. The newsletter has been
published since 1995.
A free website describing all aspects of current life on Tiree, along with
some historical information.
Blog by Gordon Scott:
Free access to Gordon Scott's point of view about the daily happenings on
Tiree (reminiscent of his former website, the Isle of Tiree Online News).
"Donald The Pilot" Project:
On this website, Click Here or use the Link
at the top of this page
Free access to the story and genealogical descendant tree of
Donald McLean from Ruaig, Tiree who was the 1746 pilot of Prince Charlie
during his daring escape from Scotland. If you have ancestors from the
East End of Tiree, you may be a descendant of this Jacobite hero from Tiree.
Other Useful Sites, if you are doing Tiree family
Genealogy Software: http://www.familysearch.org
From the LDS website you can download and use free of charge the
software called PAF, for creating your family tree and sharing it by means
of printed trees or by using a digital file called a gedcom.
Isle of Coll Genealogy Website:
A sister website to
Tiree Genealogy and also published by webmaster, Keith Dash.
Isle of Mull Genealogy Website:
website to Tiree & Coll Genealogy, published by webmaster Ian Phillips.
Isle of Islay Genealogy Website:
Another Inner Hebridean website, by webmaster Steve Gilchrist
with a link to the Islay Vital Statistics transcribed by the late Ted