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Kilchiaran Islay Argyllshire Scotland

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW89
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael probably while he lived at 31, Raeburn Place, Edinburgh, as this address is written in ink on the first folio. Written on the inside front cover but heavily scored is text which reads 'Mrs Malcolm MacLeod, [- Islay], widow of Mal[colm] MacLeod [Loch-]. The majority of the notebook contains material collected from Donald Currie, crofter, Ìle/ Islay relating folklore and natural history about the birds, fish, shellfish and animals found in and...
Dates: 1887

Note about stones at Cille Charain and accompanying sketch, 6 June 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/60
Scope and Contents

Note about stones at Cille Charain [Cille Chiarain/Kilchiaran, Ìle/Islay] and accompanying sketch that the stones were '5 x 3 1/2' [feet] and that there were 'Sev[e]r[al] in chapel one gable up all rest down'.

Dates: 6 June 1887

Sketch of a cross [at Cille Chiarain/Kilchiarain], June 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/61
Scope and Contents

Sketch of a cross probably at Cille Chiarain/Kilchiaran, Ìle/Islay, giving some of its dimensions.

Dates: June 1887

Superstition about 'Slioc at Cillchiarain', June 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/98
Scope and Contents

Superstition collected from Peggie Nic Eachain [Margaret MacEachan], pauper, from Dail, Ìle/Islay about 'Slioc[hd] at Cillchiarain' [Cille Chiarain/Kilchiaran] that 'where she is all holed third the end of the world comes - Two holes thr[ough]out already'.

Dates: June 1887