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Balindore Argyllshire Scotland

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, c1872-1893

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael. The marjority of the notebook relates to material collected in Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire but there are a number of loose leaves at the end which contain an account of a journey from Uibhist/Uist through An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye, during which time his wife, Mary is in Edinburgh and is pregnant. There are eight blank folios at the end of the notebook. Much of the material in this notebook was collected from Duncan...

List of Argyll placenames and accompanying story, 21 September 1884

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/236
Scope and Contents List of Argyll placenames, mostly from the Taynuilt area [Taigh an Uillt, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] including Baile an Deor, Tir Ruthadaich and Muc Carna [Baile an Deòir, Mucàrna/Muckairn] with a story which states that Alastair [Alasdair/Alexander] MacColl had to put Tai[gh] an Trithn [Taigh an Trithinn] on fire but he could not do it because a laogh alla 'a charmed calf' was in it. Text scored through as if copied elsewhere.

Note about 'An Deor Mor', 6 July 1892

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/7
Scope and Contents Note probably collected from Duncan MacNiven, retired schoolmaster, Airds Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, which reads 'An Deor mor Mac a Chombaich was the man of Bailean-deor' [Baile an Deòra/Balindore]. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.

Note on place-names and names 'Creag Rusgain', 'Goirtean Conaisg' and An Rusgan MacPhail', 1892

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/24
Scope and Contents Note on place-names and names which reads 'Creag Rusgain on Fearnach farm Clann Rusgain. Goirtean Chonasglaidh Goirtean Conaisg part of Bail-an-deor. The O in Conaisg is open like o in wol. An Rusgan MacPhail = Ruskin Macphail' [Creag Ruisgte, Fearnoch, Baile an Deòra/Balindore, Gorstain, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.

Notes about the people of Baileandeor [Baile an Deòra/Balindore], 1892

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/34
Scope and Contents Notes about the people of Baileandeor [Baile an Deòra/Balindore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] suggesting that 'An Deora Mor Mac an Aba' was a 'Mac a Chombaich' [Colquhoun?] and that there was 'Ardanyle Leacain Mhic a Chombaich in Ardenny' [Airdeny]. Also that there are only four out of eighteen families left in Balindore.

Story about the Ceathirne-Choill, 6 July 1892

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/2
Scope and Contents Story collected from Duncan Macniven, 'old schoolmaster', Cnoc na h-Aird, Taynuilt [Taigh an Uillt, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] about the 'Ceathirne-Choill' [ceatharnach-coille or outlaws] and how they were killed with a sword by Fear Bhail an deor [Fear Bhaile an Deòir, Baile an Deòra/Balindore] around an oak beam [sail dharaich] 'because they dwelt in the woods'. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.