Carmichael (Taylochan | Lismore | Argyllshire)
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Copy of a grave inscription which reads 'By Hugh Carmichael of Taylochan In Memory of his son Archibald who died 10 October 1837 aged 21 years And of Catherine, Alexander, Dugald and Isabella children who died young'.
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael. Written on the inside front cover is '2/9 1870. Oban' and on the flyleaf is '[deleted: Twas] Friday 2 Sep[tember]. 1870. 12 noon from Ob[an]'. Folios 1-3r and 75r to 117v are blank. The text on folio 3v and 4r and 4v is written updside down and is later text (29 January 1875). The contents are in two distinct sections, the first being material collected on Lios Mòr/Lismore and the second being material collected in South Uist. Much of the...
Scope and Contents Note about the origins of the Carmichael families that Carmichael's own clan came from Leireag near Oban while the Cloichl[e]a Carmichaels came from Clachan Saoileach [Lerags, An t-Òban, Cloichlea, Lios Mòr/Lismore, Clachan Sound, all Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire].
Scope and Contents Story about the Nic Gillemhicheil [NicGilleMhìcheil/Carmichael] ghost that she haunted the Glen faochan family by walking to and fro between her two tolamain [tolmain or burial mounds] wailing. When her voice was heard it was thought to herald the death of a member of the family who would say 'O its only NicGillmh[ìcheil] bhoc[d].'