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Campbell (of Argyll)


Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, c1872-1893

Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael. The marjority of the notebook relates to material collected in Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire but there are a number of loose leaves at the end which contain an account of a journey from Uibhist/Uist through An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye, during which time his wife, Mary is in Edinburgh and is pregnant. There are eight blank folios at the end of the notebook. Much of the material in this notebook was collected from Duncan...
Dates: c1872-1893

Field notebook of Alexander Carmichael, 1883 to 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120
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 Campbells killed, 27 September 1883

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/155
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Note probably collected from Donald MacColl, foxhunter, Glencreran, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, which reads '16 tigh[earnan] kill[e]d at Innerlochai [Inbhir Lòchaidh/Inverlochy, Siorramachd Inbhir Nis, Inverness-shire] of Campbells'.

Dates: 27 September 1883

Note about 'Gradan' [a fire] and the Duke of Argyll, c1893

Identifier: Coll-97/CW126g/32
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Note about 'Gradan' [a fire] and the Duke of Argyll that he said that the Highlanders burnt the straw but notes that Argyll was 'mistaken in this as in many other things regarding his countrymen.'

Dates: c1893

Note about the 'Lon Tuath' in Appin, 27 September 1883

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/185
Scope and Contents Note about the 'Lon Tuath' in Appin [An Apainn, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] collected from John Livingstone 'Muillear Mòr', Portnacroish, Appin [Port na Crois, An Apainn, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] aged 73 years, that it was the march which divided the Stewarts from the Campbells and that the Stewarts went north to Fort William while the Campbells went to Oban [An t-Òban, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]. It notes that John Livingstone's grandfather went with Cailean Ruadh [Colin...
Dates: 27 September 1883

Notes about treasure found around Appin, 27 September 1883

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/160
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Notes probably collected from Donald MacColl, foxhunter, Glencreran, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, about treasure found around Appin [Apainn, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] by Campbells and Stewarts, including canons, swivels, coins and gold pins.

Dates: 27 September 1883

Saying beginning 'Tha do lo-lein cho clapta', 1892

Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/38
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Saying beginning 'Tha do lo-lein cho clapta, Ri balg acainn cailleach chladaich' with an accompanying note which reads 'Cha neil dion an sgriob na Caimbeulaich - false!'.

Dates: 1892

Song beginning 'Ailein Duinn shiulain leat' and accompanying story, 7 August 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/5
Scope and Contents Song collected from 'Ceit wife [of] Don[ald] MacKin[n]on nee Urqhuart', Tarasaigh/Taransay beginning 'Ailein Dhuinn shiulainn leat, M iar[rtas] eir Ri[gh nan] aingeaol'. The song was composed by Ana ni Dhonil ic Iain oig Chaimbeul [Anna Campbell] who was engaged to Allan Morrison of Crossobost, Lews [Crosbost, Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis], who drowned. She was said to have died soon after of a broken heart and was to be buried at Rodail [Rodel] and ended up being buried at sea, near to her...
Dates: 7 August 1870

Story about Alasdair Mac Colla, October 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/130
Scope and Contents Story about Alasdair Mac Colla probably collected in Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist telling how he was staying in a Campbell lodging one night although his landlord did not know who he was. A young Campbell reluctantly sits with MacColla and on finding out that MacColla is a MacDonald states that the Campbells are in debt to the MacDonalds. On asking why, Campbell states that they owe the MacDonalds the canvas they used to hang them with. MacDonald’s response is that the debt has already been...
Dates: October 1870

Story about the Ceathirne-Choill, 6 July 1892

Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/2
Scope and Contents

Story collected from Duncan Macniven, 'old schoolmaster', Cnoc na h-Aird, Taynuilt [Taigh an Uillt, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] about the 'Ceathirne-Choill' [ceatharnach-coille or outlaws] and how they were killed with a sword by Fear Bhail an deor [Fear Bhaile an Deòir, Baile an Deòra/Balindore] around an oak beam [sail dharaich] 'because they dwelt in the woods'. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.

Dates: 6 July 1892

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Tales 10
Argyllshire Scotland 9
Biography 4
Landowners 4
Airds Argyllshire Scotland 3
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Appin Argyllshire Scotland 3
Edinburgh -- Scotland 3
Inverness-shire Scotland 3
Isle of Skye Inverness-shire Scotland 3
Murder 3
Sayings 3
Songs 3
Balindore Argyllshire Scotland 2
Death 2
Disputes 2
Family History 2
Fires 2
Hospitality 2
Inverlochy, Battle of | 1645 2
Isle of Harris Inverness-shire Scotland 2
Language 2
Lismore Argyllshire Scotland 2
Love 2
Oban Kilmore and Kilbride (parish) Argyllshire Scotland 2
Placenames 2
Poems 2
Taransay Harris Inverness-shire Scotland 2
Vocabulary 2
Wells 2
Archaeology 1
Bonawe Glenorchy and Inishail (parish) Argyllshire Scotland 1
Cattle 1
Cemeteries 1
Cladh Churalain Argyllshire Scotland 1
Cnoc na h-Aird Ardchattan and Muckairn Argyllshire Scotland 1
Coins 1
Corra Bheinn Argyllshire Scotland 1
Criminals 1
Crosbost Isle of Lewis Ross and Cromarty Scotland 1
Customs 1
Dalness Royal Forest Argyllshire Scotland 1
Dogs 1
Drowning 1
Dunaverty Southend (parish) Argyllshire Scotland 1
Duntanachan Ardchattan and Muckairn (parish) Argyllshire Scotland 1
Dunvegan Isle of Skye Inverness-shire Scotland 1
Etymology 1
Exiles 1
Food 1
Fort William Kilmallie and Kilmonivaig (parish) Inverness-shire Scotland 1
Funeral Rites and Ceremonies 1
Genealogy 1
Geography 1
Glasdrum Argyllshire Scotland 1
Glencreran Argyllshire Scotland 1
Healing 1
Identity (Philosophical concept) 1
Inverlochy Kilmonivaig Inverness-shire Scotland 1
Invernahyle Argyllshire Scotland 1
Iona Argyllshire Scotland 1
Islay Argyllshire Scotland 1
Isle of Lewis Ross and Cromarty Scotland 1
Jewellery 1
Kintyre Argyllshire Scotland 1
Kirkton Ardchattan and Muckairn (parish) Argyllshire Scotland 1
Laments 1
Lighthouses 1
Loch Awe Argyllshire Scotland 1
Loch Etive Argyllshire Scotland 1
Loch Seaforth Isle of Harris Inverness-shire Scotland 1
Lochnell House Argyllshire Scotland 1
Lochs 1
Lon Tuath Argyllshire Scotland 1
Loss (of people or things) 1
Marriage 1
Morvern Argyllshire Scotland 1
Muckairn Argyllshire Scotland 1
Names 1
North Uist Inverness-shire Scotland 1
Prayers 1
Prophecy 1
Revenge 1
Rocks 1
Rodel Isle of Harris Inverness-shire Scotland 1
Seilebost Isle of Harris Inverness-shire Scotland 1
Sgeir a' Phobuil Argyllshire Scotland 1
Sheep 1
South Uist Inverness-shire Scotland 1
Stone carving 1
Stones 1
Superstition 1
Taynuilt Argyllshire Scotland 1
Tobar Churalain Argyllshire Scotland 1
Treasure 1
Trees 1
United States 1
Violence 1
Voyages and Travel 1
War 1
Weapons 1
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