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Martin, Martin, c1665-1718


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Archaeological notes on ancient chapels, 24 May 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/81
Scope and Contents Archaeological notes on ancient chapels written at Keallun [Ceallan/Kallin, Griomasaigh/Grimsay] including that there is a fine view from from it and that this must be the chapel to which Martin Martin refers as there is no chapel on Rona [R├▓naigh/Ronay]. Carmichael states that as Martin Martin only spoke of one chapel, the chapel and burying ground pointed out cannot have been in existence two hundred years before when Martin was writing. He refers to it as the Lowlanders Chapel and states...
Dates: 24 May 1870

Note about the pool Loch-li in Barraigh/Isle of Barra, October 1892

Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/76
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Note about the pool Loch-li in Barraigh/Isle of Barra, which is described as being close to Eoligarry [E├▓laigearraidh] and in which a plant, possibly vervain, grows which is said to take off horse shoes. Carmichael also notes that Martin Martin mentioned this pool because small cockles grow in it. Text has been scored through in pencil.

Dates: October 1892

Note which reads 'Martin wrote in 1689 S[aint]. Kilda', 15 December 1885

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/307
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Note which reads 'Martin [Martin Martin] wrote in 1689 S[aint]. Kilda' [Hiorta]

Dates: 15 December 1885

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