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Tales

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Subject Source: Sss
Scope Note: Created For = CW

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, 2 September 1870 to 7 October 1875

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW106
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael. Written on the inside front cover is '2/9 1870. Oban' and on the flyleaf is '[deleted: Twas] Friday 2 Sep[tember]. 1870. 12 noon from Ob[an]'. Folios 1-3r and 75r to 117v are blank. The text on folio 3v and 4r and 4v is written updside down and is later text (29 January 1875). The contents are in two distinct sections, the first being material collected on Lios Mòr/Lismore and the second being material collected in South Uist. Much of the...

Note about archaeological finds at Dun chrubain, September 1870

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/64
Scope and Contents Note collected from John Black, aged eighty-six, Killean, Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire about archaeological finds at Dun chrubain [Dùn hrùban] including a bone ring, three inches in diameter, a sword head and animal teeth. Black states that he and his brother cleared out the rubbish and found nine fireplaces inside. The description of the fireplaces is unclear.

Notes about Gill odhar, September 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/69
Scope and Contents Notes probably collected from John Black, aged eighty-six, Killean, Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire about Gill odhar [Clach Gille Odhar] that it was the only place where there was an echo but that it was now broken. He also describes metal archaeological finds he found while making a drain at Aoine Port an Daimh in Achadun.

Notes about Killemhoire [Fiart] and Killechiarain, September 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/62
Scope and Contents Notes about Killemhoire [Cille Mhoire, Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] probably collected from John Black, age eighty-six, that it is now called Fiart, describing its situation in relation to the mill stream and the Killemhoire march as being at Sron na fuarachd [Sròn na Fuarachd] by the sea. The location for Killechiarain [Kilcheran] is described as being where Dòmhnall an Dannsair's house was and Black states that he saw leaca lì [gravestones] 'in both these Kills'.

Story about the book of the Bishops of Kilchiaran, September 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/63
Scope and Contents Story about the book of the Bishops of Kilchiaran, collected from John Black, aged eighty-six, Killean, Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire. Black states that he saw the book of the bishops of Kilchiaran [Kilcheran], which was written in Latin on one page and English on the other, and that it said that the Castle of Achnanduin [Achadun] was built in 1209. The place Lithe-sgeir [Liath Sgeir] is mentioned at the end of the story but with no indication of why.