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Lismore Argyllshire Scotland

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Fragment of a song beginning 'An toir u do niean domh', 15 August 1883

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/6
Scope and Contents Fragment of a song collected from Donald MacGregor, Baile Garbh/Bailegarve, Lios Mòr/Lismore, beginning 'An toir u do niean domh Chail[leach] an Dudain' [Cailleach an Dùdain or Old Woman of the Dust Mill].

Note about Druim na Bachuill, 15 August 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/12
Scope and Contents Note collected from Donald MacGregor, Baile Garbh/Bailegarve, Lios Mòr/Lismore, that the [Baron's family] used to live at Druim na Bachuill but moved to Croc nan tri Chloich[an] opposite Taigh an Deora where Bailgarbh, Bailure and Bailuach[drach] [Baile Garbh, Baile Iubhair/Balure, Baile Uachdarach/Baileouchdarach, Lios Mòr/Lismore] meet.

Note on stone inscription, 15 August 1883

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/11
Scope and Contents Note collected from Donald MacGregor, Baile Garbh/Bailegarve, Lios Mòr/Lismore that there was 'a stone dated 1340 in raised figures' [on top of the] church.

Song beginning 'Cro an eich cheannan', 15 August 1883

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/10
Scope and Contents Song beginning 'Cro an eich cheannan' collected from Donald MacGregor, Baile Garbh/Bailegarve, Lios Mòr/Lismore.

Story about a man calling for the Baron on his death-bed, 15 August 1883

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/9
Scope and Contents Story about a man calling for the Baron [Bachuil] on his death-bed collected from Donald MacGregor, Baile Garbh/Bailegarve, Lios Mòr/Lismore. The man's wife sent for the Baron but despatched another messenger afterwards saying that he need not come after all. The man cried 'O am Baron am Baron. Tha ghaoil bha gaoil agads air a bheir[e]adh riabh,' and then he died.

Story entitled 'Aird bhea’aich', 15 August 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/8
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Aird bhea’aich' collected from Donald MacGregor, Baile Garbh/Bailegarve, Lios Mòr/Lismore, about a man called Donald Dubh and his father, in which the 'troublesome' Donald challenges his father to hang someone and if he does not hang them he is to give 'the power of pit and gallows' to Donald. They encounter three men carrying a caber each from the forest and Donald insists that his father hangs one of them. His father tricks him by technically hanging one of the man but not...

Story entitled 'Caora Dhubh na Bachuill', 15 August 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/5
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Caora Dhubh na Bachuill' collected from Donald Macgrigor [Donald MacGregor], Bailegarbh [Baile Garbh, Lios Mòr/Lismore] about a black sheep, belonging to Domhnall Dubh nan Aird [Sir Donald Campbell of Airds], which was stolen and the sheepskin was found hanging from the rafters of the Baron of Bachuil's barn, for which the Baron was threatened with hanging. In order to spare himself the Baron was forced to hand over several pieces of land.