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Lismore Argyllshire Scotland

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, 2 September 1870 to 7 October 1875

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW106
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael. Written on the inside front cover is '2/9 1870. Oban' and on the flyleaf is '[deleted: Twas] Friday 2 Sep[tember]. 1870. 12 noon from Ob[an]'. Folios 1-3r and 75r to 117v are blank. The text on folio 3v and 4r and 4v is written updside down and is later text (29 January 1875). The contents are in two distinct sections, the first being material collected on Lios Mòr/Lismore and the second being material collected in South Uist. Much of the...

Story about the MacLachlans of Fiart, September 1870

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/29
Scope and Contents Story about the MacLachlans of Fiart telling how they took the lady off Lady's Rock and brought her to Lismore and then sent her to the main land [Fiart, Lady's Rock both Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]. A Dr MacLachlan in Edinburgh [probably Dr Thomas MacLauchlan] is said to be descended from these MacLachlans.

Story and notes on MacLachlan of Fiart, September 1870

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/66
Scope and Contents Story and notes on MacLachlan of Fiart, Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire. The story tells how he lived at Achadhun [Achadun] describing how he took down the foundation stones there, at Creag nan Eun and at tai biorlin Mhic Lachlain [taigh bìrlinn or galley-house]. It describes how Sraid MhicLachlain [Sràid MhicLachlain], was a 'street' of trees which touched at the tops and was fifty yards long. The MacLachlan family held Fiart for 'trì linnean' before selling it to MacAonais...