Invernahyle Argyllshire Scotland
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
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 Fragment of a story relating to a fire and Creag Chuiralain [Creag Churalain, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] in which the son of Innernahyle [Inbhir na h-Aighle/Invernahyle] is described as 'blowing the fire until dead' and a note that the Creag was consecrated to Cuiralain [Curalan] or Saint Cyril or Cuthbert.
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].'.
Scope and Contents Note probably collected from Donald MacColl, foxhunter, Glencreran, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, about the Stewarts of Airdsheile that they came to Leitir Shuna first, then spread to Innernahyle, Ach nan Con, Airdsheile, Fasnacloich then Bail Chaol [Leitir Sìuna/Lettershuna, Inbhir na h-Aigle/Invernahyle, Achadh nan Con/Achnacone, Àrd Seile/Ardsheal, Baile a' Chaolais/Ballachulish, all Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire].
Scope and Contents Note that Coire Chailean [Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] is the name of the place where Dòmhnall nan Òrd killed his father's killer and that Dòmhnall nan Òrd had a cave on the Invernahyle estate which could hold 40 men.
Scope and Contents Story possibly collected from Donald MacColl, foxhunter, Glencreran, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, about a battle fought at Creag Churralain [Creag Churalain, Earra Ghàidheal, Argyllshire] by people from Lochaber [Loch Abar] and Argyll, in which most of the Argyll men were killed. After this Cailean Uaine of the Campbells of Dunstaffnage [Colin Campbell, Dùn Stafhainis] killed Alexander Stewart of Invernahyle [Inbhir na h-Aigheal].