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

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Diagram of the Eala and accompanying notes, September 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/81
Scope and Contents Diagram of the Eala [Clach na h-Ealaidh, Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] showing the measurements of the stone and accompanying notes which describe the situation of the stone as 'below the road at Iocar a chlachain' [Ìochdar a' Chlachain] and that it was where criminals came [for refuge] 'if they got their hand on the stone.'
Dates: September 1870

Group of Thugs, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/3293
Scope and Contents Photograph of a group of thugs sitting on an Oriental carpet in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Note about the crosses at Kilchoman, June 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/56
Scope and Contents Note probably collected from Donald Currie, crofter, Baile meadhanach/Ballymeanach, Ìle/Islay, that a criminal going between the three crosses at Kilchoman [Cille Chòmain] would be safe.
Dates: June 1887

Story about the Ceathirne-Choill, 6 July 1892

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.
Dates: 6 July 1892

Story relating to Dun Chalavy and MacNeil of Barra, 19 October 1871

Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/167
Scope and Contents Story collected from Rev Alex[ander] Campbell R.C. [Roman Catholic priest], telling how two men each described as a scion were wanted for their numerous robberies and raids. One of them lived at Dun Chalavy, Lochboisdale [Dùn Chalabhaigh/Castle Calvay, Loch Baghasdail, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist]. MacNeil was often told that his friend at Dùn Chalabhaigh had been caught but he never believed it. One day on being told this he asked what they had found in his dun and he was told 'that a groat of...
Dates: 19 October 1871

The Criminal Museum at Scotland Yard, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/3267
Scope and Contents Illustration from the Graphic of July 16 1884 and handwritten text describing the items found in the Criminal Museum at Scotland Yard in London.
Dates: 1870s-1930s