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Portnacroish Argyllshire Scotland

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Note about biers, 27 September 1883

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/159
Scope and Contents Note probably collected from Donald MacColl, foxhunter, Glencreran, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, that biers 'carbads' were also broken at Port na Crois [Portnacroish, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] to prevent witches using them in carrying away bodies. The broken carbad is thrown in the stream.

Note about Stewart of Invernahyle, 27 September 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/192
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].'.

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.