Creagan Argyllshire Scotland
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Note about land ownership at Creagan [Earra Ghàidheal], that it belonged to [Sir [Duncan] Campbell of Barcaldine] then to Colonel Fleming and that the Duke got one hundred pounds when Fleming died and would get thirty shillings at any death.
Scope and Contents Story about the son [of Campbell of Airds] punished by his father for his iconoclasm [burning the saints’ images]. His father refused him a drink to slake his thirst. When he did get one, from Tobar Chuiralainn [Tobar Churalain, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire], he died. The others involved in the burning died ‘in great suffering agony’. Also notes that coins are left by the well by pilgrims and that Todd of Dumfries, farmer in Sallachuil drank from the well and was told by MacLaurin, the school...
Scope and Contents Story about Sir Walter Scott that he stood at Cregan [Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] facing Shian and said he would build a house there, with the wood on one hand, Shian on the other and facing the sea.