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Achnacone Argyllshire Scotland

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Note about the Stewarts of Airdsheile, 27 September 1883

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/157
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].

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.

Story about a wife stolen by the fairies, 29 August 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/82
Scope and Contents Story about a wife stolen by the fairies probably collected from Mary Carmichael, aged 71, Druimavuic, Glencreran [Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]. In the story, the man, from Blar nan Laogh, Ach-nan-Con, Appin [Bàr nan Laogh, Achnacone, An Apainn, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] drags his wife by the ankle through a fire and discovers, as he suspected, that the fairies had replaced her with the trunk of an oak tree 'black stoc daraich'. The story states that the fairies are keen to take women for...