Kilchiaran Islay Argyllshire Scotland
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
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...
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'.
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'.