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Perthshire Scotland

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Address for Mrs Hollingworth, Inchture, August 1886

Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/58
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Address for 'Mrs Hollingworth, Newmains, Inchture, Perthshire'. In brackets after the addresss is 'Bachuill' perhaps indicating that Carmichael was to talk to her about the Barons of Bachuill or that she was related to them as Livingstone is her maiden name.

Dates: August 1886

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 [Rònaigh/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

Charm called 'Casga fala' and accompanying note, September 1909

Identifier: Coll-97/CW117/126
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Charm called 'Casga fala' beginning Rug[adh] Ios[a] am Beth[lehem] and accompanying note stating that in some places it was used by the ban-ghluin [bean-ghlùin - midwife] and also that the Perthshire form of midwife is 'b[e]an-phlaid[e]'. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.

Dates: September 1909

Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, August 1903 to July 1904

Identifier: Coll-97/CW178
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, which he used to collect material mainly from a Mary MacRae, Dùnan, Letterfearn, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty, Ciorstan MacLean née Cameron, Leideag, Barraigh/Isle of Barra and Margaret Campbell née Stewart and her husband Andrew, tinkers at Bohespic, Siorrachd Pheairt/Perthshire. There are twenty folios the first fourteen of which contain text. Most of the material was collected from Mary MacRae, who sang several waulking songs and...
Dates: August 1903 to July 1904

Geological Survey of Scotland: Sheet 48, 1883

Identifier: Coll-99/11/3/2
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Colour-coded geological map of eastern Perthshire and part of Fife, from a survey of or prior to 1883 by James Geikie, Henry Hyatt Howell, Benjamin Neeve Peach and John Young as part of the Geological Survey of Great Britain.

Dates: 1883

List of vocabulary and place-names, 1904

Identifier: Coll-97/CW178/32
Scope and Contents List of vocabulary and place-names possibly from Siorrachd Pheairt/Perthshire, including 'Aoibhran = Ankle'; 'Cleirmid = strum the air without the words = Canntaireachd'; 'Trian - near Comrie = Cimirie' and 'Rua-thuill = Ruchal'; [Trian, Cuimridh/Comrie and Water of Ruchill]. Some words, which are apparently place-names do not have English equivalents written next to them. There is also a note for 'Hollingsworth, New Mains Inchture' and what would appear to be train times 'From Comrie 10-10...
Dates: 1904

List of vocabulary comprising tinker's cant, 27 July 1904

Identifier: Coll-97/CW178/33
Scope and Contents List of vocabulary comprising tinker's cant, collected from Margaret Stewart, wife of Andrew Campbell, Bohespic, Rannoch, [Easter Bohespic or Over Bohespic, Raineach both Siorrachd Pheairt/Perthshire], including terms for people such as 'Gadie = boy, Gaozie = man'; terms relating to their surroundings such as 'Beis = wood. Stand in the beis = Storn in the beis - stopping in the wood'; and terms relating to everyday activities such as eating and drinking a number of which involve the word...
Dates: 27 July 1904

Note which reads 'Lachlan Duff Moulin Pitlochry book about West isles', 29 August 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/110
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Note which reads 'Lachlan Duff Moulin Pitlochry [Siorramachd Pheairt/Perthshire] book about West isles'

Dates: 29 August 1870

Poem beginning 'Tha coig coigeamh an Eirinn', c1892

Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/96
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Poem beginning 'Tha coig coigeamh an Eirinn, Us coig coigeamh an Strath Eirinn' [Ireland, Srath Èireann/Strathearn, Siorrachd Pheairt/Perthshire]. The poem is composed of four lines.

Dates: c1892

Proverb beginning 'Bogh dh iur Eas' and accompanying note, 6 July 1892

Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/4
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Proverb probably collected from Duncan MacNiven, retired schoolmaster, Airds, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire beginning 'Bogh[a] dh iur Eas[ragain], Sioda na Gaillbhi[nn]' and a note which reads 'He thinks Baile na Gailbhi - that the string came from here.' [Baile nan Gaillean is thought to be Dùn Chailleann/Dunkeld, Siorramachd Pheairt/Perthshire]. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.

Dates: 6 July 1892