Oban Kilmore and Kilbride (parish) Argyllshire Scotland
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Diagrams and notes on three brooches, the first two being described as 'Brooches of Glenorchy belonging to Mrs Crawford wife of - Crawford fisherman Shore St[reet] Oban. One is in perfect order - big one the other is altered to modern style in the tongue'. The third brooch is described as 'Glenorchy brooch of Miss Keith at Port Kearara Oban - From her mother Mrs Keith of Acha-bhathaich near Saulmore. Oban.' [Gleann Urchaidh/Glenorchy, An t-Òban, Port Kerrera, Achadh a' Bhàthaich/Achavaich,...
Scope and Contents Expression collected from Donald MacPhail, grocer, Quay, Oban [An t-Òban, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] which reads 'Buil an suil, buil an glun, buil an uilinn Cha be chradh a chniodachadh.'
Scope and Contents Expression which reads 'Ged bha mi sa chuil bha mo shuil air mo chuid' collected from Donald MacPhail, grocer, Quay, Oban [An t-Òban, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire].
Scope and Contents Expression for a talkative woman collected from Donald MacPhail, grocer, Quay, Oban [An t-Òban, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] which reads 'Bu tu an gloc air garadh'.
Scope and Contents Expressions connected to labouring collected from Donald MacPhail, grocer, Quay, Oban [An t-Òban, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] including 'Diluain is the day to begin all work' and that 'amhlaireac' means provoking playfulness
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael containing material collected mostly in An Apainn/Appin and Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire. A large proportion of the stories and biographical information about Appin was collected from Donald MacColl, foxhunter, Glencreran, who was known as Dòmhnall a' Bhrocair. Amongst the material collected from Dòmhnall a' Bhrocair are proverbs, sayings, customs, stories about local figures and families and historic anecdotes. The other main...
'Nead an Dreadhan Duinn ann an cean (sic) Eich' [The nest of the wren in the horse's head], c late 19th century
Scope and Contents Note about 'Mart' collected from Donald MacPhail, grocer, Quay, Oban [An t-Òban, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] which reads 'Mart, March or April? The last fortnight in the first and the first in the last'.
Scope and Contents Note about the 'Lon Tuath' in Appin [An Apainn, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] collected from John Livingstone 'Muillear Mòr', Portnacroish, Appin [Port na Crois, An Apainn, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] aged 73 years, that it was the march which divided the Stewarts from the Campbells and that the Stewarts went north to Fort William while the Campbells went to Oban [An t-Òban, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]. It notes that John Livingstone's grandfather went with Cailean Ruadh [Colin Campbell].