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Note about Muckairn people and marriage customs, 1883

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/161

Scope and Contents

Note about the people of Muckairn [Mucàrna, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] probably collected from Donald MacColl, foxhunter, Glencreran, that shots would be fired at weddings there and that the sharp-tongued people of the parish were known as the 'gearra-ghobaich'.


  • Creation: 1883

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This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 1 notebook ; 17.5 x 10.8 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 44v, line 13 to folio 44v, line 21

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