Morvern Argyllshire Scotland
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Archaeological note which reads 'Vitrified fort at Rahoy Torr noieg; Dunfionn a for-ear [foirear or watchman] lived there.' [Rahoy, Tòrr an Fhamhair both A' Mhorbhairne/Morvern, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire and Dùn Fionn, Siorrachd Inbhir Nis/Inverness-shire]
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael. The marjority of the notebook relates to material collected in Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire but there are a number of loose leaves at the end which contain an account of a journey from Uibhist/Uist through An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye, during which time his wife, Mary is in Edinburgh and is pregnant. There are eight blank folios at the end of the notebook. Much of the material in this notebook was collected from Duncan...
Genealogical notes on the Livingstone family including a story from the Battle of Culloden, October 1892
Scope and Contents Genealogical notes on the Livingstone family including a story from the Battle of Culloden Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire. The notes include that Donald Livingstone, fought at the Battle of Culloden aged eighteen, where nine of his men were shot carrying the Prince's flag. He took the flag and 'swathed [it] round his body. He was shot down and was thought to be dead but he got up with nine bullet wounds - flesh wounds which were seen in his body when he died aged 79 or 80 years old'. There are...
Scope and Contents Note about the Livingstone family and some of their possessions collected from John Livingstone 'Muillear Mòr', Portnacroish, Appin [Port na Crois, An Apainn, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] aged 73 years, including mention of a connection with Dr [David] Livingstone, that the family is from Achnacrithe [Achadh na Crithe/Achnacree], Benderloch [Meudarloch], Morven [A' Mhòrbhairne] and Ulbha [Ulva]. He mentions a salt cellar, a tumbler in a house in Druimnamoine [Druim na Mòine/Druim-na-moina] and...
Scope and Contents Note about the two places called Fionnar, that one is Fionnar Bheag, where the manse is and the other is Fionnar Mhor, which is between Fionnar Bheag and Samhaire [Dùn Fionnàiridh, Fionnàiridh/Fiunary, Savary, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] 'the river Salachan is between Kiliundain & Glebe' [Killundine].
Scope and Contents Note on the places 'Aber-tibirt' and 'Tobar-thubirt' which reads 'Aber-tibirt at the head of Loch tiacais. Morver[n] Tobar-thibirt = Smercleit'. [Ardantiobairt, Loch Teacuis, A' Mhorbhairne/Morvern, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire and Smeircleit, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist]. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Scope and Contents Prayer entitled 'Coisrigeadh An Aodaich' [Consecration of the Cloth] collected from Duncan Cameron, police officer, Lochaluinn, Morven [Loch Alainn/Lochaline, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] beginning Is math a gha'as mi mo rann, A teurna leis a ghleann'. The custom in which the verses are repeated three times, while the cloth is being worked by women is described. There is an additional note explaining the reference to deer, salmon and herring within the prayer, that both fish have bones 'like...
Scope and Contents Story collected from Duncan Cameron, police officer, Lochaline [Loch Àlainn, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] about catching lobster which reads 'Lobster got on high sea level in Port Mor in rock in fissure of red [gairial]' [Port Mòr, A' Mhorbhairne/Morvern].