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Appin Argyllshire Scotland

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Field notebook of Alexander Carmichael, 1883 to 1887

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael containing material collected mostly in An Apainn/Appin and Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire. A large proportion of the stories and biographical information about Appin was collected from Donald MacColl, foxhunter, Glencreran, who was known as Dòmhnall a' Bhrocair. Amongst the material collected from Dòmhnall a' Bhrocair are proverbs, sayings, customs, stories about local figures and families and historic anecdotes. The other main...
Dates: 1883 to 1887

Note about Cladh Churalain [St Cyril's Graveyard], 27 September 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/189
Scope and Contents Note about Cladh Churalain [St Cyril's Graveyard] collected from John Livingstone 'Muillear Mòr', Portnacroish, Appin [Port na Crois, An Apainn, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] aged 73, that the women dragged corpses to the graveyard as no men were left to carry them.
Dates: 27 September 1883

Note about Creag Churalain, 27 September 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/186
Scope and Contents Note about Creag Churalain collected from John Livingstone 'Muillear Mòr', Portnacroish, Appin [Port na Crois, An Apainn, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] aged 73 years, that his grandfather had it under Cap[tain] Barrcaldein [Campbell of Barcaldine].
Dates: 27 September 1883

Note about Feill Churalain [St Cyril's Festival], 27 September 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/190
Scope and Contents Note about Feill Churalain [Fèill Churalain/St Cyril's Festival] collected from John Livingstone 'Muillear Mòr', Portnacroish, Appin [Port na Crois, Apainn, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] aged 73, that it was held at Sgeir a' Phobuill, that the girls of Glencreran would have 'babagan beithe' (tassles of birch) and that it was held on 16 March 'Cuiralain an diugh us Pàdruig am màireach' ('Curalan today and Patrick tomorrow'). Also notes that St Cyril's Church was built of clay.
Dates: 27 September 1883

Note about Stewart of Invernahyle, 27 September 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/192
Scope and Contents Note about Stewart of Invernahyle collected from John Livingstone 'Muillear Mòr', Portnacroish, Appin [Port na Crois, An Apainn, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] aged 73, which reads 'Du[gh]all of In[ver]nahyle was head of the Stewarts of Appin - chief. The Capt[ain].'.
Dates: 27 September 1883

Note about the 'Lon Tuath' in Appin, 27 September 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/185
Scope and Contents Note about the 'Lon Tuath' in Appin [An Apainn, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] collected from John Livingstone 'Muillear Mòr', Portnacroish, Appin [Port na Crois, An Apainn, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] aged 73 years, that it was the march which divided the Stewarts from the Campbells and that the Stewarts went north to Fort William while the Campbells went to Oban [An t-Òban, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]. It notes that John Livingstone's grandfather went with Cailean Ruadh [Colin Campbell].
Dates: 27 September 1883

Note about the Stewarts of Appin, 27 September 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/183
Scope and Contents Note about the Stewarts of Appin collected from John Livingstone 'Muillear Mòr', Portnacroish, Appin [Port na Crois, An Apainn, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] aged 73 years, that the Stewarts' hunting seat was Stalker Isle [Caisteal Stalcaire/Castle Stalker] and that Achnancon[e] [Achadh nan Con/Achnacone] was where they kept their dogs. He also notes that Appin was divided between John Stewart's sons and that Captain Stewart of Invernahyle was in charge of government [-] in Appin.
Dates: 27 September 1883