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Scope Note: Created For = CW

Found in 233 Collections and/or Records:

List of vocabulary and place-names, July 1904

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW178/37
Scope and Contents List of vocabulary and place-names including 'Loaning = Lane'; 'Iomarich na Banrighinn = Queens-ferry', 'Callard = steel clad' and 'An Fheart = A place opp[osite] Beinnsuie Glen dochart' [Iomarach na Banrighinn/Queensferry, Beinn Suidhe possibly Stob an t-Suidhe and Glen Dochart, all Siorrachd Pheairt/Perthshire].

Note about a battle between the Leonaich and the Ruitich, 1884

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/258
Scope and Contents Note about a battle between the Leonaich and the Ruitich which took place at Creag [Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]. It notes that the 'Leanag' are the same as the 'Leonaich' and that Acha-da-cathan, close to Shian [An Sìdhean/South Shian] is where two fierce battles were fought.

Note about a field called 'Preas Calldan' and a stream called 'Allteiteachan', July 1909

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW117/37
Scope and Contents Note about a field called 'Preas Calldan' and a stream called 'Allteiteachan' [Allt Eiteachan] near Ard Gaoi [Àrd Gaoith/Ardgay, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty]. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.

Note about a stream called 'Allt nan corp', July 1909

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW117/38
Scope and Contents Note about a stream called 'Allt nan corp' and that it is situated in 'Peighin na h-eaglais in Torridon' [Beinn na h-Eaglaise, Toirbheartain/Torridon, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty]. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.

Note about Barra Mhuirich, 1904

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW178/39
Scope and Contents Note about Barra Mhuirich which reads 'Barra Mhuirich at Achalladar Murch[adh] was the first arrow maker Aca an lios shaighdair' [Achaladair/Achallader, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire], the last part of the note indicating the etymology of the place-name.

Note about burial sites on Am Muile/Isle of Mull, 7 August 1886

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/22
Scope and Contents Note collected from Duncan Cameron, police officer, Lochaline [Loch Àlainn, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] about burial sites on Am Muile/Isle of Mull. He states that there was a 'Cladh Briit' [St Bride's Graveyard] in an àiridh near Cailliach which contained a number of cut stones and crosses which the farmers put into their dykes. He also states that Cille Chriosd had stones with holes through them and Cladh Mhoire was situated down below Castle Calgary and is still used for burials. [Cladh...

Note about Cilleandraist, 2 September 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/8
Scope and Contents Note about Cilleandraist that it was situated at Lag a chlai [possibly Lag a Chlaidh, Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] close to the lake [Loch Baile a' Ghobhainn]. Bones and ancient ruins were found there and a well built over it. The rest of the note seems to indicate that sites belong to the church, Barcaldine [Campbell of Barcaldine] and Airds [Campbell of Airds].

Note about Cladh Choinnich in Fuday, 5 April 1872

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/42
Scope and Contents Note about Cladh Choinnich in Fudey [Fuidheigh/Fuday] collected from Hector MacIosaig [Hector MacIsaac], Kean Langabhat, Iochdar [Ceann Langabhat, Ìochdar, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] that it is named 'from Caonneach Bharrach burying his oide & muime there' [foster parents]. Written over the text in pencil is 'Hector Mac Iosaig Kean Langabhat Ioc[hdar] 5 Apr[il] 1872 Friday See no.13 B[ook] p[age] 138.'

Note about Crann[o]g nien Ri L[och]lann, September 1872

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/147
Scope and Contents Note about Crann[o]g nien Ri L[och]lann [Crannog nighean Rìgh Lochlainn/Dùn Crannag] that it is situated at Crannag [Barraigh/Isle of Barra], which is where the placename comes from. A dun was built for here there but the roof was filled over and the people inside were killed. It is mentioned in the poem 'Tha Chr[a]n[na]g fo chlachan an duin'.

Note about Croc sneacaig, September 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/57
Scope and Contents Note about Croc sneacaig [Cnoc Sneachdach, Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] that it is a carn iobairt, on a hill in Fiart, close to which is a cist, and that there is another one on top of Achananard [Achadh nan Àird].