Lochnell House Argyllshire Scotland
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael. The marjority of the notebook relates to material collected in Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire but there are a number of loose leaves at the end which contain an account of a journey from Uibhist/Uist through An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye, during which time his wife, Mary is in Edinburgh and is pregnant. There are eight blank folios at the end of the notebook. Much of the material in this notebook was collected from Duncan...
Scope and Contents Note that the house at Lochnell [Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] has been burnt but that the stairs did not burn until the last time (1853).
Dates: 14 August 1883
Scope and Contents Note of a prophecy about a bridge, probably by Guala Chrosda, which reads 'Theid drocha[id] an Atha s cha bu droch[aid] an Atha - bridge fell & a tailor just got over [bridge]'.
Scope and Contents Note of a prophecy about Loch Nell Castle [Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire], probably by Guala Crosda, which reads 'Caile Phabsach dhubh w[ou]ld put it on fire' L[och] Nell Castle.
Scope and Contents Story collected from Duncan Carmichael, Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, about archaeological finds at a grave at Tirefour. The finds were a gold candle, a hammer and a coin 'of anc[ient] date' which were sent to Lochnell 'along with two heads of bisons of im[mense] size' and which were there during 'the General's time'.
Dates: 2 September 1870
Scope and Contents Story about cattle theft which reads 'Calum du na tuaigh stole a cow from L[och] Nell while in Achnacrie beag' [Loch Nell, Achadh na Crithe/Achnacree, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire].