Stewart (of Appin)
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Field notebook of Alexander Carmichael, 1883 to 1887
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael containing material collected mostly in An Apainn/Appin and Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire. A large proportion of the stories and biographical information about Appin was collected from Donald MacColl, foxhunter, Glencreran, who was known as Dòmhnall a' Bhrocair. Amongst the material collected from Dòmhnall a' Bhrocair are proverbs, sayings, customs, stories about local figures and families and historic anecdotes. The other main...
Dates: 1883 to 1887
Note about the feu on Glasdruim, 1883
Scope and Contents Note probably collected from Donald MacColl, foxhunter, Glencreran, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, about the feu on Glasdruim [Glasdrum, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] and how the title to it was either kept on the owner's person or hidden under a stone. The feu was lost owing to acting as surety and because the MacColls were stronger than the Stewarts of Appin. Fear Ardnasheile's two servants are noted as being 'a cuif' and the other 'a man who stood up for his clan'. The feu was latterly paid to...
Story about a dispute over a march at Meall a Bhogaire, 1883
Scope and Contents Story probably collected from Donald MacColl, foxhunter, Glencreran, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, about a dispute over a march at Meall a Bhogaire between the Stewarts and Glencoe, in which a MacFhraing [Rankin] is shot by a Stewart through a cleft in the rock and the Glencoe men fled and never came back. The rock is known as 'Clach Mhic Fhraing'.