Cladh Churalain Argyllshire Scotland
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Description of the composition of St Cyril's well [Tobar Churalain, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] including quartz pebbles and scallop shells and shards of pottery left on the shelf. Also notes that there is a beautiful spot fifty feet below the graveyard [Cladh Churalain].
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...
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.
Scope and Contents Note about Episcopalian burials at St Cyril's graveyard [Cladh Churalain, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] describing how they run into the graveyard rather than walk and that once the coffin is removed from the bier it is smashed against a tree.
Scope and Contents Note probably collected from Donald MacColl [foxhunter, Glencreran, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] that the tribes 'Na Leonaich' and 'Na Ruitich' fought at Cladh Chuiralain [Cladh Churalain, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] and the people of the glens joined one side but were killed. Notes that Tobar nan Cìioch is used for a sore heart.
Scope and Contents Note possibly collected from Donald MacColl, foxhunter, Glencreran, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, about St Cyril's graveyard [Cladh Churalain, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] and how the biers of the 'Eaglaish Shass[anach]' [English Church (Episcopal Church)] 'are smashed against an aged gnarled low cuilion holly tree after it carries up the dead' there, whereas presbyterian biers are covered with a cloth.
Scope and Contents Note possibly collected from Donald MacColl, foxhunter, Glencreran, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, about the Crearanaich and Abraich preparing to fight near [a cairn in St Cyril's graveyard [Cladh Churalain, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] and a knoll 100 yards due west of it, using bows and Lochaber axes.
Scope and Contents Notes on St Cyril and sites related to him in Appin [Apainn, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] including that St Cyril had a college; the Feinn [Fenians] had a dun on top of Ben Churralan [Beinn Churalain]; a woman's prayer to St Cyril 'O chaomh Chur[ralain]' and that the graveyard [Cladh Churalain] has mostly MacColls and MacInnes buried in it.