Achadun Lismore Argyllshire Scotland
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Archaeological note about a circle at Cillant-suidhe, Achadhun [Cille an t-Suidhe, Achadun, Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal] describing it as 'under rushes & ferns especially iris. 37 yards x 37. Hid from sea by a small ridge in a field low lying between ridges.'
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...
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.
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].
Scope and Contents Note about the last Bishop of Lismore [Lios Mòr, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] that he was brought as a prisoner from Ach nan Duin [Achadun] to Dundee but never returned. The pencil text is quite faded in places making it difficult to read.
Scope and Contents Note probably collected from Christina Campbell née Macintyre, Lios Mòr/Lismore Earra, Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, about Father MacPhail, the last priest at Achnandoun [Achadun, Lios Mòr/Lismore], that he baptised Donul ban Maccolla grandfather of Donald who went to Canada.
Scope and Contents Note probably collected from Christina Campbell née Macintyre, Lios Mòr/Lismore Earra, Ghàidheal/Argyllshire about the Macintyres at Achnandun [Achadun, Lios Mòr/Lismore] that the informant's grandfather Gilleaspa MacDhugail [Gilleasbuig mac Dhùghaill or Archibald Macintyre] lived there, their uncle Dugald [Macintyre] was born there and the rent offered to them by 'Fear Loch an Eala' [General Duncan Campbell fo Lochnell] was 15 pounds a year as long as water ran in the burn.
Scope and Contents Note that it was fish found on the shore which gave the plague to the people of Achadhandrim [[Achadun], Lios Mòre/Lismore]. Note continues in full on folio 7v.