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Tirefour Lismore Argyllshire Scotland

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Note about a serpent in Lismore, August 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/57
Scope and Contents Note probably collected from Christina Campbell née Macintyre, Lios Mòr/Lismore Earra, Ghàidheal/Argyllshire describing a serpent in Lismore [Lios Mòr] s three feet long with black and yellow stripes of equal breadth [seen] at Aoine-dubh and at Tirphuir [Tirefour].
Dates: August 1883

Note on quantities of barley at Tirefour, August 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/58
Scope and Contents Note probably collected from Christina Campbell née Macintyre, Lios Mòr/Lismore Earra, Ghàidheal/Argyllshire that eight bolls of barley were harvested from forty stooks at Tirphuir [Tirefour, Lios Mòr/Lismore].
Dates: August 1883

Notes on Archibald Campbell, Lismore, August 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/34
Scope and Contents Notes, probably collected from Christina Campbell née Macintyre, Lios Mòr/Lismore Earra, Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, about Archibald Campbell, minister of Lismore, who lived at Cloichlea and then Clachan in Lismore [Lios Mòr]. The notes state that he got young boys who were playing shinty on Sundays to come to church and also that his wife hanged herself on a Sunday morning as he was setting off to preach in Appin [An Apainn, Earra Ghàidheal] and that he went and preached anyway. Campbell had Eilean...
Dates: August 1883

Story about archaeological finds at Tirefour, 2 September 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/5
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

Story about Rev John MacAulay and the treatment of 'malefactors', September 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/37
Scope and Contents Story about Rev John MacAulay, minister, Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, that he was disliked by his parishioners 'duine borb borb' to the extent that on his final Sunday during the service he said that he would not leave if anyone showed him support but no one spoke. He put up the brangas [pillory] by the church where malefactors [criminals] would be chained for a night and a day as punishment. It also notes that Druim na Bithe was where the malefactors would be collected for...
Dates: September 1870

Story about the effect of typhus and debt on the Campbell and Macintire families on Lismore, August 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/50
Scope and Contents Story collected from Christina Campbell or Macintyre about the family tragedy in 1864 when her brother Dugald and husband Duncan, both of Tirefour, Lismore [Lios Mòr], died of typhus within three weeks of each other. Christina states which members of the family caught typhus, which ones pulled through and which ones died. She also describes how weakened she was by the fever, only able to crawl around her house; the livestock and crops they had, which appear to have been taken away as a...
Dates: August 1883

Story about the ownership of a croft near St Moluag's Church, September 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/36
Scope and Contents Story about the ownership of a croft near St Moluag's Church [Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]. The remains of the building are behind the church and belonged to a crofter who also had a croft 'above on Druim na bithe' which he held from Fear Thirphuir [Laird of Tirefour]. As the lands were not adjacent, the crofter had to trespass in order to move his cows from one piece of land to the next, on doing this via 'Taighanlochain & into the Port char[rain]' [Taigh an...
Dates: September 1870