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Bonawe Glenorchy and Inishail (parish) Argyllshire Scotland

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Description of a great northern diver, 21 September 1884

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/235
Scope and Contents Description of a great northern diver seen flying on the surface of the sea on the road between Bay Cottage, Bonawe [Bun Abha, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] and Glenlonan [Gleann Lonain].

Field notebook of Alexander Carmichael, 1883 to 1887

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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...

Note about the church at Cill a Chaoireal, 1884

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/220
Scope and Contents Note about the church at Cill a Chaoireal [Cille Choirill], stating that it was built by Gilleaspa Caoireal, that the steeple of the old church was put on the new one and that it was said to be 'the highest stone that ever would be built'. Also notes that Guala Chrosda [Colla Chrosda] was the name of the seer who lived at Bonawe [Bun Abha, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire].

Note about the seer Guala Chrosd, 1884

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/219
Scope and Contents Note about the seer called Guala Chrosd who lived at Bonawe [Bun Abha, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire].

Notes about woods and stones and a story about an Irish queen, October 1892

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/57
Scope and Contents Note that Coille bheag, which is close to Cille, Bunawe [Coille Bheag, Bun Abha, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] was 'a beautiful oak wood of rare beauty, now [sup[planted]] by pine'. Note that 'Round marble stone' was found at found at Ru-aird-an-draighin at Beinn-duirenis [Rubh' Aird an Droighinn, Beinn Duirinnis] and a story that an Irish queen visited there but fled with [an ax-man], and that the ruins of the place are still visible near Eilean Uisneachain [Eilean Uisneachan].

Placename note for 'Cillaspeacnaig', August 1886

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/66
Scope and Contents Placename note which reads 'Cillaspeacnaig the old name of Cill laspa Caoiril Bunawe' [Bun Obha, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire].

Song beginning 'Cha toir Mac Iain Ghiorr a Muil[e] [th]u', 18 September 1884

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/231
Scope and Contents Song beginning 'Cha toir Mac Iain Ghiorr a Muil[e] [th]u' probably collected from Ann Livingstone (née MacPherson) aged about 80 years, Bunawe [Bun Abha/Bonawe, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]. Text has been scored through as if copied elsewhere.

Song beginning 'Mhic a Phi Cholasay', 18 September 1884

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/230
Scope and Contents Song beginning 'Mhic a Phi Cholasay' [Colbhasa/Colonsay] probably collected from Ann Livingstone (née MacPherson) aged about 80 years, Bunawe [Bun Abha/Bonawe, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]. Text has been scored through as if copied elsewhere.

Song entitled 'Neacainn an Duin' and accompanying story, 18 September 1884

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/229
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Neacainn an Duin' beginning 'Mhic Neacail [scored out] on Dun o thur nam baideal' and accompanying story collected from Ann Livingstone (née MacPherson) aged about 80 years, Bunawe [Bun Abha/Bonawe, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]. Carmichael notes 'She sang this sweetly and she says her mother sang it very well. Macneacain ran away with his wife's sister. His wife composed this...He never ret[urned] to his wife. True story.' Ann's mother is noted as being a MacCallum from Laudal...

Song entitled 'Stidir beag Rua' [Stidear Beag Ruadh] and accompanying story, 18 September 1884

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/233
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Stidir beag Rua' [Stidear Beag Ruadh] beginning 'Stidi[dh] beag rua, Mhara [h scored out] tu eun domh' probably collected from Ann Livingstone (née MacPherson) aged about 80 years, Bunawe [Bun Abha/Bonawe, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]. The story states that the song was composed by Mary Na h-Ua'ach who lived in a cave in Mull [Am Muile] with her cat. Text has been scored through as if copied elsewhere.