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Lismore Argyllshire Scotland

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 136 Collections and/or Records:

Note about a cave 'Ua[mh] nan cathag nam casa dearg', August 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/104
Scope and Contents Note about a cave 'Ua nan cathag nam cas dearg' [Uamh na Cathaig, Lios Mòr/Lismore] said to contain stalagmites and stalactites. Close to it, at Salen [An Sàilean], is a well, which is covered at half-flood and on which 'lianaiach' [sea-ware] grows. The note states that the last of the bird 'cathag nan casa dearg' [chough] was killed by a Rankin in Fort William [An Gearasdan, Siorramachd Inbhir Nis/Inverness-shire]. An illustration, possibly of a feather, is included.
Dates: August 1883

Note about a church door, September 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/67
Scope and Contents Note which reads 'The door of the church on top of the Crois was in the west.' [St Moluag's Cathedral, Crois Dubh Lios Mòr or Black Cross of Lismore, Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire.]
Dates: September 1870

Note about a gravestone depicting a Highlander, September 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/34
Scope and Contents Note about a gravestone on Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire described as depicting a Highlander and being 'at least 300 400 y[ea]rs' old, being difficult to decipher, broken near the foot and composed 'of soft & hard gritty matter'.
Dates: September 1870

Note about a serpent in Lismore, August 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/57
Scope and Contents Note probably collected from Christina Campbell née Macintyre, Lios Mòr/Lismore Earra, Ghàidheal/Argyllshire describing a serpent in Lismore [Lios Mòr] s three feet long with black and yellow stripes of equal breadth [seen] at Aoine-dubh and at Tirphuir [Tirefour].
Dates: August 1883

Note about Achnanduin Castle, September 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/52
Scope and Contents Note about Achnanduin Castle [Achadun Castle, Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] that a MacGlaisein was reported to have been the last person there.
Dates: September 1870

Note about Alastair MacColl, Sir Duncan Campbell and the rental of Mhuilinn Mhic Aidh, August 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/53
Scope and Contents Note probably collected from Christina Campbell née Macintyre, Lios Mòr/Lismore Earra, Ghàidheal/Argyllshire that Sir Duncan Campbell offered Alastair MacColl the rent on Achnacrois [Achadh na Croise/Achnacroish, Lios Mòr/Lismore] at 15 pounds a year as long as water ran in Allt Mhuilinn Mhic Aidh. Allt Mhuilinn Mhic Aidh is noted as running between Bailnangown [Baile na Gobhann/Balnagown] and Achnacrois. Sir Duncan's trousers and coat are described.
Dates: August 1883

Note about archaeological finds at Dun chrubain, September 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/64
Scope and Contents Note collected from John Black, aged eighty-six, Killean, Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire about archaeological finds at Dun chrubain [Dùn hrùban] including a bone ring, three inches in diameter, a sword head and animal teeth. Black states that he and his brother cleared out the rubbish and found nine fireplaces inside. The description of the fireplaces is unclear.
Dates: September 1870

Note about archaeological finds at Iocar a chlachain, September 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/73
Scope and Contents Note stating that skewers or dealga fionntrain and stone needles were among the many archaeological finds uncovered while digging drains at Iocar a chlachain [Ìochdar a' Chlachain, Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire].
Dates: September 1870

Note about archaeological sites and the presence of wood on Lios Mòr/Lismore, September 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/80
Scope and Contents Note that the caibeal [chapel] and leacain cinn [headstones] at Cilleachain [possibly Balimackillichan], Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, 'are still seen on the Eirebal mor'. Carmichael notes that theres are '3 Eirebals' namely Eirebal Mòr, Eirebal Beag and Eirebal-an-fhaing. The last places on the island to retain wood were Aoine and Alasra.
Dates: September 1870

Note about archaeological sites on Lios Mòr/Lismore, 2 September 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/3
Scope and Contents Note about archaeological sites on Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, collected from Duncan Carmichael, which tells of 'Leaban Romhanaich' near Trai Dhonachi Ruai [Tràigh Donnachaidh Ruaidh] and footmarks of cattle at Dorlinn Achananduin [An Doirlinn, Achadun].
Dates: 2 September 1870