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MacNiven, Duncan, 1804-1895 (Donnachadh Phadruig | schoolmaster | Airds | Taynuilt | Argyllshire)


Found in 2 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 GhĂ idheal/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

Note about how Loch Etive changed from being a lake during a storm, 6 July 1892

Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/11
Scope and Contents

Note, probably collected from Duncan MacNiven, retired schoolmaster, Airds, Earra GhĂ idheal/Argyllshire, about how Loch Etive changed from being a lake during a storm stating that a 'narrow isthmus of gravelly soil' separately the lake from the sea at Connel but that this was breached during a storm. He notes that the isthmus stood where the Falls of Lora are now. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.

Dates: 6 July 1892

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