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Inverness-shire Scotland

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 72 Collections and/or Records:

Note about a herbal drink, August 1909

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW117/56
Scope and Contents Note about a herbal drink 'Ceithis luibhear thar fhic[e]ad na talmhuinn. A man in Urachadar [Urchardainn/Urquhart, Siorramachd Inbhir Nis/Inverness-shire] made a bottle of each'. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.

Note about Campbells killed, 27 September 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/155
Scope and Contents Note probably collected from Donald MacColl, foxhunter, Glencreran, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, which reads '16 tigh[earnan] kill[e]d at Innerlochai [Inbhir Lòchaidh/Inverlochy, Siorramachd Inbhir Nis, Inverness-shire] of Campbells'.

Note about exercising as a child, 21 Augsut 1909

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW117/66
Scope and Contents Note collected from Issie Munro née Ross [Isabel Munro], Airdchroie, Cinn Chardinn [Àird Chrònaidh/Ardchronie, Cinn Chardainn/Kincardine, Siorramachd Inbhir Nis/Inverness-shire] that as a child her mother would make her exercise every night by using a swing in the barn. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.

Note about John Fraser of Churchhill, Edinburgh, August 1909

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW117/43
Scope and Contents Note about John Fraser of Churchhill, Edinburgh that he was born West Easkadale, Beauly [Eisgeadal/Eskadale and A' Mhanachainn, both Siorramachd Inbhir Nis/Inverness-shire].

Note about Loch Coire an Lochain, October 1892

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/79
Scope and Contents Note about Loch Coire an Lochain, that it is the highest and biggest tarn in Scotland and is situated in Braeriach [Bràigh Riabhach, Siorramachd Inbhir Nis/Inverness-shire]. Text has been scored through in pencil.

Note about Mary Gordon, 6 August 1909

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW117/40
Scope and Contents Note about Mary Gordon which reads 'Mary Gordon aged 103 spinster Crasg of Aigeis' [Crask of Aigas, Siorramachd Inbhir Nis/Inverness-shire]. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.

Note about 'Na Bardaibh', 1877

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW108/36
Scope and Contents Note which reads 'Na Bardaibh near Abric [Abriachan] and Innse Bard Chluaini Iobartan - all low lying places', possibly referring to places of sacrifice.

Note about Samhnag at Kingussie, August 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/51
Scope and Contents Note to ask Baron Livingston about the holding of Samhnag [Halloween bonfire] at Kingussie [Ceann a' Ghiuthsaich, Siorramachd Inbhir Nis/Inverness-shire].

Note about the church at Cill a Chaoireal, 1884

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/220
Scope and Contents Note about the church at Cill a Chaoireal [Cille Choirill], stating that it was built by Gilleaspa Caoireal, that the steeple of the old church was put on the new one and that it was said to be 'the highest stone that ever would be built'. Also notes that Guala Chrosda [Colla Chrosda] was the name of the seer who lived at Bonawe [Bun Abha, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire].

Note about the composer of 'Oran an Fheidh', June 1887

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/191
Scope and Contents Note that 'Angus Macinnes Aonas Òg Arasaig' [Angus MacInnes, Àrasaig/Arisaig, Siorramachd Inbhir Nis/Inverness-shire] composed the song 'Oran an Fheidh'.