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Morvern (parish) Argyllshire Scotland

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Archaeological note about vitrified forts at Rahoy and Dunfionn, 23 August 1886

Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/60
Scope and Contents

Archaeological note which reads 'Vitrified fort at Rahoy Torr noieg; Dunfionn a for-ear [foirear or watchman] lived there.' [Rahoy, Tòrr an Fhamhair both A' Mhorbhairne/Morvern, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire and Dùn Fionn, Siorrachd Inbhir Nis/Inverness-shire]

Dates: 23 August 1886

Story about catching lobster, 7 August 1886

Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/21
Scope and Contents

Story collected from Duncan Cameron, police officer, Lochaline [Loch Àlainn, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] about catching lobster which reads 'Lobster got on high sea level in Port Mor in rock in fissure of red [gairial]' [Port Mòr, A' Mhorbhairne/Morvern].

Dates: 7 August 1886

Story about the sheep stealers Eowan buidhe na h uamh and his wife, September 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/49
Scope and Contents Story about the sheep stealers Eowan buidhe na h uamh [Eòghan Buidhe na h-Uamh] and his wife, who lived in Eigineig in Uamh Eow[i]n [Uamh Eòghain, Eignaig, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] telling how they would cross over to Lios Mòr/Lismore by boat at night to steal sheep, describing where he would hide at Alltaogain [Allt Aogain], while his wife drove the sheep past. There was a 'strong black sheep' which he was never able to catch and so he called out 'Tharam fha[tha]st caora dhu[bh] mo...
Dates: September 1870