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Kintyre Argyllshire Scotland

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Biographical note about Col Campbell of Taransay, 10 July 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/46
Scope and Contents Biographical note about Col[onel] Campbell of Taransay [Tarasaigh] that he was uncle to the 'most remarkable fine' and unmarried Captain [Kenneth] Campbell, noting where the captain lived and died. The note also states that the colonel became proprietor of Uardle Kintire [probably Ugadale, Cinn Tìre/Kintyre].

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...

Journal entry on visit to the manse at Musdale, 10 June 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/101
Scope and Contents Journal entry on visit to the manse at Musdale which reads 'Left Kilean Kintire [Killean, Cinn Tìre/Kintyre, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] at 8 am 10 June 1887 Rev Don[ald] Macdonald (Nunton) [Baile nan Cailleach, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula] not at home his mother + sister here. Met Miss Colville + her brother at Manse - Musdale [Mùsdal/Musdale].'

List of names and place-names connected with birds and a saying, 9 June 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/99
Scope and Contents List written on Giodha [Giogha/Gigha, Earra Ghaidheal/Argyllshire] of bird names and place-names there and in Cinn Tìre/Kintyre connected with birds and a saying which reads 'Posadh thar beinn 's goisteac thar fo lingeara' and explaining 'Lingearac' as 'Midden'. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.

List of names of fish and shellfish, August 1903

Identifier: Coll-97/CW178/22
Scope and Contents List of names of fish and shellfish probably collected on the Barraigh/Isle of Barra including 'Deanadh maorach - App[lies] to the limpet only - Musgan or Coilleag-Struban = Cailleach (Kintire)' [Cinn Tìre/Kintyre]. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.

Note about coastline of Loch Fyne, Tarbert, June 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/105
Scope and Contents Note about the coastline of Loch Fyne, Tarbert [Loch Fìne, An Tairbeirt, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]. The text has been scored through in pencil.

Note about duns at Dunsgeig and Carradale, June 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/100
Scope and Contents Note about duns at Dun Sgeig and Carradale [Dùn Skeig and Càradal both Cinn Tìre/Kintyre] that one 'is a pen[insula] nearly an island.'

Note about Tarbert Castle, June 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/103
Scope and Contents Note about Tarbert Castle [An Tairbeirt/Tarbert, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] that Robert the Bruce added a storey to it.

Note which reads 'Dun-Sgeig, Calmonell Kintire', 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/2
Scope and Contents Note which reads 'Dun-Sgeig, Calmonell Kintire' [Dùn Skeig, Cill Cholman Eala/Kilcalmonell, Cinn Tìre/Kintyre, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire].