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Lismore Argyllshire Scotland

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 136 Collections and/or Records:

Notes about Gill odhar, September 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/69
Scope and Contents Notes probably collected from John Black, aged eighty-six, Killean, Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire about Gill odhar [Clach Gille Odhar] that it was the only place where there was an echo but that it was now broken. He also describes metal archaeological finds he found while making a drain at Aoine Port an Daimh in Achadun.
Dates: September 1870

Notes about Killemhoire [Fiart] and Killechiarain, September 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/62
Scope and Contents Notes about Killemhoire [Cille Mhoire, Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] probably collected from John Black, age eighty-six, that it is now called Fiart, describing its situation in relation to the mill stream and the Killemhoire march as being at Sron na fuarachd [Sròn na Fuarachd] by the sea. The location for Killechiarain [Kilcheran] is described as being where Dòmhnall an Dannsair's house was and Black states that he saw leaca lì [gravestones] 'in both these Kills'.
Dates: September 1870

Notes about Lismore church, September 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/35
Scope and Contents Notes about Lismore church [Lios Mòr, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] that it was 'built by the Papists but not roofed', that 'The upper gable was the lower gable before' and that 'The session ho[use] was at the back'. The church was also described as being 'noth[in]g but cabers all over the church & empty space'. A mention is also made of 'Tobar a bhaiste' which was situated close to the church.
Dates: September 1870

Notes on Archibald Campbell, Lismore, August 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/34
Scope and Contents Notes, probably collected from Christina Campbell née Macintyre, Lios Mòr/Lismore Earra, Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, about Archibald Campbell, minister of Lismore, who lived at Cloichlea and then Clachan in Lismore [Lios Mòr]. The notes state that he got young boys who were playing shinty on Sundays to come to church and also that his wife hanged herself on a Sunday morning as he was setting off to preach in Appin [An Apainn, Earra Ghàidheal] and that he went and preached anyway. Campbell had Eilean...
Dates: August 1883

Notes on places in Lios Mòr/Lismore, September 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/65
Scope and Contents Notes on places in Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire noting, that there was a taigh seilg at Croc Bheolain [Cnoc Bheolain]; that Clach Liath is named after the stone found there; Clach Bheathain is at Port Bheathain in Fiart near Muisdal [Eilean Musdile] and that Dul Rua Neacail [Dùghall Ruadh Neacail] had climbed on top of it; that Clach an Trinis is in Aoine Achanis; and that Tobar, Port and Muillean Killmhoire are close to Killmhoire [Tobar Mhuillean, Port a' Mhuillean/Miller's...
Dates: September 1870

Notes on rocks around Iona and Lismore; whether the rocks have been sculpted; and place-names connected to them, c1893

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/84
Scope and Contents Notes on rocks around Iona and Lismore including the tidal sgeirs called An Draidhean and Lieth sgeir [An Dreadhan, Liath Sgeir, Lios Mòr, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] including their situations and that rock from Liath Sgeir was quarried for tombstones on Lismore and I Chaluim Chille/Iona. Also notes that Lithe [liath] or Li is the word for a flagstone, Leac-lithe [leac-liath] being the term for tombstone in Lismore, Iona and Inbhir Aora/Inveraray. He notes that Inis nan Draoidhean or Inis...
Dates: c1893

Notes on St Moluag's Cathedral and accompanying sketches, 2 September 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/6
Scope and Contents Notes on St Moluag's Cathedral, Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire and accompanying sketches of arches and a niche inside the church, including their dimensions. He describes some of the interior including 'The head of a bishop on the left + head of an abbess look[in]g t[o]w[ard]s the pulpit + right across the chu[rch].' The description appears to be incomplete.
Dates: 2 September 1870

Notes on the family of Gilleaspa Caimbeul [Archibald Campbell], September 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/78
Scope and Contents Notes on the family of Gilleaspa Caimbeul [Archibald Campbell], who rented all of Fiart [Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire], including that one brother was a collector of customs in Greenock [Renfrewshire], the other was his baillie at Fiart before coming to Balnangoan [Baile nan Gobhann/Balnagown], whose sons became 'Mr Donl du Rois & Mr Dul Kilmore' [Dòmhnall Dubh Rois and Dùghall Cille Mhoire].
Dates: September 1870

Notes on the use of Lios Mòr/Lismore for burials, September 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/77
Scope and Contents Notes on the use of Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire for burials, including that people would come from Inbhir Aora/Inveraray and the surrounding country to bury their dead, that Dun fraoin and Tor-an-aolaich, at the north end of Achnacrois were big burial sites [Dùn Fraoin, Tòrr an Aolaich and Achnacroish]. A man called Cheyne offended Roman Catholics by taking two cartloads of bones from Uamh Dhùn Fraoin to the Roman Catholic burial ground.
Dates: September 1870

Notes, story and rhyme relating to burials and archaeological finds on Lismore, September 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/38
Scope and Contents Notes, story and rhyme relating to burials and archaeological finds on Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire probably collected from John Roy, including the location of Eaglais Mhaoluag [St Moluag's Cathedral] at 'Borstain na croise on top of the croise'. This church burned down while people were in it and the bones all washed down to Eala [Clach na h-Ealaidh]. The Eala is noted as being a refuge for criminals and north of it a large unsculpted stone was found with 'a few skel[e]t[ons]...
Dates: September 1870