Lismore Argyllshire Scotland
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 136 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Cruban Dunan is Baidein' telling of three brothers who were the first people to come to Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire. They came from Ceannloch [Kinloch] and Crùban built Dun Chrubain [Dùn hrùban] and Dùnan and Baidein were to build together on Druim an Dunain [Druim an dùnain] but quarrelled and so Baidein left for Sailean Sligeanach in Benderloch [Sàilean Sligeanach, Meudarloch] where he built his own township, which he called Dun Bhaidein [Dùn Bhaidein]. He...
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Eachdraidh Chlann Uisne' collected from Iain MacNeill [John MacNeil], aged 83, pauper, Buailenambodach, Barraidh [Buaile nam Bodach, Barraigh/Isle of Barra] and written down by Carmichael on Liosmore [Lios Mòr] on 16 March 1867. MacNeil is noted as 'co-aois a Choirneil Ruaraidh ic Neill uacaran Bharraidh' [a contemporary of Colonel Roderick MacNeil, MacNeil of Barra]. The story tells how a seer told an old childless couple that they would have a daughter who would cause more...
Scope and Contents Story about a legacy paid to Alexander Stewart and Mary Macdonald, parents of Duncan and James Stewart, who went to Jamaica after the Battle of Culloden, and the claim made on it by their sister Maighread [Margaret Stewart]. The story also notes family relationships including Maighread's marriage to Donald MacCombaich in Torosey [Torosay, Muile/Mull] and the marriage of Margaret Black to Donald Macintire [Macintyre], Achnanduin [Achadun, Lios Mòr/Lismore]. These Stewarts are noted as being...
Scope and Contents Story that Tai an Deora [Taigh an Deòra] was where the old house of Bachuil stood along with a kiln and barn but that 'Iain Baran' lost Bachuil about sixty years before [c.1810] [both places Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire].
Scope and Contents Transcription notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, inscribed on the front inside cover with 'Alexander Arch[ibal]d Carmichael H. M. Inland Revenue. Iocar, South Uist 27th April 1872 No IV' [Iochdar, Uibhist a Deas] Printed on the front cover are the words 'General Entry Book No, 247'. The book contains five stories 'Clann Uisne', 'Torac na Taine', 'Rocabarraidh', 'Cugarbhad, Righ nan Cat' and an untitled story about a cockerel and a fox, collected in Uibhist a Deas/South Uist, Beinn na...
Scope and Contents Two stories about candlesticks, the first telling how one was found on the Crois [Crois Dubh Lios Mòr or Black Cross of Lismore, Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire], giving a description of it and the other tells how a gold candlestick was found in the grave of a daughter of Ni[ghean] Mac Coll Rugarbh, Benderloch [Rhugarbh, Meudarloch] about forty years before [c 1830].