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Biography

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Field notebook of Alexander Carmichael, 1883 to 1887

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael containing material collected mostly in An Apainn/Appin and Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire. A large proportion of the stories and biographical information about Appin was collected from Donald MacColl, foxhunter, Glencreran, who was known as Dòmhnall a' Bhrocair. Amongst the material collected from Dòmhnall a' Bhrocair are proverbs, sayings, customs, stories about local figures and families and historic anecdotes. The other main...

Note about Creag Churalain, 27 September 1883

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/186
Scope and Contents Note about Creag Churalain collected from John Livingstone 'Muillear Mòr', Portnacroish, Appin [Port na Crois, An Apainn, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] aged 73 years, that his grandfather had it under Cap[tain] Barrcaldein [Campbell of Barcaldine].

Note about John Livingstone's father, 27 September 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/191
Scope and Contents Note about John Livingstone's father, collected from John Livingstone 'Muillear Mòr', Portnacroish, Appin [Port na Crois, An Apainn, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] aged 73, which states that his father moved to Inverfolla in 1800 when John's grandfather was thirty one years old and his father was thirteen years old.

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 Livingstone family and some of their possessions, 27 September 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/184
Scope and Contents Note about the Livingstone family and some of their possessions collected from John Livingstone 'Muillear Mòr', Portnacroish, Appin [Port na Crois, An Apainn, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] aged 73 years, including mention of a connection with Dr [David] Livingstone, that the family is from Achnacrithe [Achadh na Crithe/Achnacree], Benderloch [Meudarloch], Morven [A' Mhòrbhairne] and Ulbha [Ulva]. He mentions a salt cellar, a tumbler in a house in Druimnamoine [Druim na Mòine/Druim-na-moina] and...

Note about the 'Lon Tuath' in Appin, 27 September 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/185
Scope and Contents Note about the 'Lon Tuath' in Appin [An Apainn, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] collected from John Livingstone 'Muillear Mòr', Portnacroish, Appin [Port na Crois, An Apainn, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] aged 73 years, that it was the march which divided the Stewarts from the Campbells and that the Stewarts went north to Fort William while the Campbells went to Oban [An t-Òban, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]. It notes that John Livingstone's grandfather went with Cailean Ruadh [Colin Campbell].

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.