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Fearnoch Argyllshire Scotland

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

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

Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/24
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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.

Dates: 1892

Story about Mrs Alexander MacPherson, daughter of the baillie of Fearnoch, 1884

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/253
Scope and Contents Story about Mrs Alexander MacPherson, daughter of the baillie of [Fearnoch, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire], who because she was poor had to marry MacPherson, a 'well to do resp[ectable] farmer'. Shortly after they were married she dressed for church in a silk gown and he was in a 'deise chlo and kilt'. She asked if he was ready but he groaned and lay down. On asking what was the matter he said that their dress materials were not alike so she changed into a 'plain homespun dress' and 'no eye...
Dates: 1884

Verse beginning 'Goirtean a Ghille reangach' and accompanying note, October 1892

Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/56
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Verse which reads 'Goirtean a ghille reangach, Far a bheil an t-or an fal, S cha fhai e ach a ni mhaol charrach' and accompanying note which states 'This place is at Fearnoch, Muckairn' [Goirtean a' Ghille Reangach, Muc Càrna, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]

Dates: October 1892