Loch Awe Argyllshire Scotland
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Archaeological note about an arrowhead, possiblly collected from John Campbell, An Durran, Lochaweside [Durran, Loch Obha/Loch Awe, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire], that while cutting peats that year  an arrowhead was found under four feet of moss.
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...
Scope and Contents Note about the MacTavish family in Loch Awe [Loch Obha, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] and their connection to the Campbells of Inverawe [Inbhir Abha].
Scope and Contents Placename note collected from Duncan Cameron, police officer, Tobar Mhoire/Tobermory, Muile/Isle of Mull, relating to 'Draoineach' [draoidhneach] which reads 'Innis Draoineach Eilean na Dra[oineach] Iona. Draoineach in Skye Innis Draoineach, Droineach on Lochawe = the isle of the sculptors - sculpting.' [[Ì Chaluim Chille/Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire; Drynoch, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach; Loch Obha/Loch Awe, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire].
Scope and Contents Poem beginning 'Nam bidh Lochoa na naor, S a mhaol oar na h im' and accompanying note about the places mentioned, which reads Uisge Chill at Cill-a-chreanain coming down fr[om] Loch Troma-li to Lochawe - Maol odhar at Fearnach Lochawe side.' [Loch Awe, Kilchrenan, Maol Odhar, Fernoch, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire].
Scope and Contents Song beginning 'A sniamh mo chuigeil, A sniamh mo chuigeil', collected from Duncan MacNiven, retired schoolmaster, Airds, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire. The text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Scope and Contents Story about how Loch Awe was created probably collected from Duncan MacNiven, retired schoolmaster, Airds, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire. The story tells how [Bera] went away on a visit and having 'stayed too long' discovered on her return that 'the lid of the well was off + Loch Awe the result'. She then sang a song beginning 'A sniomh mo chuigeil'. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Story about the creation of Lochawe from a well and accompanying song beginning 'A sniamh mo chuigeil', October 1892
Scope and Contents Story collected from Mr Dugald Clerk, Duntanachain, about the creation of Lochawe [Duntanachan, Loch Obha/Loch Awe, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] from a well and accompanying song beginning 'A sniamh mo chuigeil'. The story tells how Bera, 'guardian angel of Cruachan' [Ben Cruachan] stayed too long on a visit to Neibhis, the herdess of Beinn Neibhis [Ben Nevis, Siorramachd Inbhir Nis/Inverness-shire], and on her return found that the lid of the well which she was to guard had come off and was...