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Ardchattan Argyllshire Scotland

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Note about Popeham of Airdchattan discarding human remains, August 1883

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/134
Scope and Contents Note about Popeham [Strachan Irving Popham] of Aird Chattan [Àird Chatain/Ardchattan, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] discarding human remains until one night he heard a voice and that made him stop.
Dates: August 1883

Note about priests preaching on Sgeir a' Phobuil, 29 August 1883

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/67
Scope and Contents Note about priests preaching on Sgeir a' Phobuil [An Apainn/Appin] and that Cill Mhodain in Ardchattan [Cille Mhaodain/Àird Chatain] was the oldest [priory] in Argyllshire, probably collected from Donald MacColl [foxhunter, Glencreran, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]. Also notes that Sir Walter Scott was in Glencreran several times, while Donald was there.
Dates: 29 August 1883

Story about Craobh nan abhall, 18 September 1890

Identifier: Coll-97/CW1/22
Scope and Contents Story which tells how 'Pri'orr Airdecatain' [Prior of Ardchattan, Àirde-Catain/Ardchattan, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] ordered that 'Craobh nan abhall' should be propped up and railed. As long as Robert Ardchattan was alive the tree was cared for by the people.
Dates: 18 September 1890

Story about the death of Rob Tigherna, August 1883

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/133
Scope and Contents Story about the death of Rob Tighearna [Robert Stewart of Appin], that while 'the whole of Appin' attended his funeral, his son Dual [Dùghall] [Dugald Stewart of Appin] did not but instead stayed at home. He spent the gold which Rob had left and sold his property [to Hugh Seton of Touch]. A piper called MacInnes from Glencoe played for the funeral from Leitir Shiuna to Aird Chattan [Leitir Sìuna/Lettershuna, Àird Chatain/Ardchattan, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire], a distance of 15 miles: 'He was...
Dates: August 1883