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 Subject
Subject Source: Sss
Scope Note: Created For = CW

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Story about a stoat at Laggan Ullva [Lagganulva], 7 August 1886

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/7
Scope and Contents Story probably collected from Duncan Cameron, police officer, Tobar Mhoire/Tobermory, Muile/Isle of Mull, about a stoat seen making its den in a milk churn at Laggan Ullva [Lagan Ulbha/Lagganulva, Ulbha/Ulva] by Myles Fletcher from Greenock [Grianaig, Siorrachd Rinn Friù/Renfrewshire]. The handwriting is difficult to read.

Story about a stoat in Ardnamurchan, 7 August 1886

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/9
Scope and Contents Story probably collected from Duncan Cameron, police officer, Tobar Mhoire/Tobermory, Muile/Isle of Mull, telling how Eon Carmichael [Hugh Carmichael, Gomastra/Isle of Gometra] was working in Cill a choain at Tom a Chrochadan in Airdnamurchan [Cille Chòmhghain/Kilchoan, Ardnamurchan, Tom a' Chrochaidh all Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] when chickens kept disappearing. The daughter of the house found a neas or stoat in a creel one morning and it had one of the chickens. She caught the chicken in...

Story about catching lobster, 7 August 1886

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/21
Scope and Contents Story collected from Duncan Cameron, police officer, Lochaline [Loch Àlainn, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] about catching lobster which reads 'Lobster got on high sea level in Port Mor in rock in fissure of red [gairial]' [Port Mòr, A' Mhorbhairne/Morvern].

Story about stoats, 7 August 1886

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/8
Scope and Contents Story probably collected from Duncan Cameron, police officer, Tobar Mhoire/Tobermory, Muile/Isle of Mull, telling how John MacLean, a joiner from Tobermory and Sorn [Tobar Mhoire, Sorne, Am Muile/Isle of Mull] saw a stoat above him in his barn. He got a 'teth-thiallach (spit) and progged' it and that night his best calf was dead.

Story and notes about peats, 7 August 1886

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/2
Scope and Contents Story and notes collected from Duncan Cameron, police officer, Tobar Mhoire/Tobermory, Muile/Isle of Mull, telling how he saw a 'lump of peat as large as houses' on the shore at Sgairinish Tiree [Sgairinis/Scarinish, Tiriodh] and that it was full of 'thick bark 1½ thick nuts seed like lintseed = bog myrtle seed the Knots of the wood above remaining.' Cameron states that Dugald MacDugald dug his peats there for several years and describes having found moss with seeds under the sand. He also...

Story entitled 'Nes' [neas or stoat], 7 August 1886

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/6
Scope and Contents Story collected from Duncan Cameron, police officer, Tobar Mhoire/Tobermory, Muile/Isle of Mull, entitled 'Nes' [neas or stoat] telling how at Airi-miseig [Àridh Miseig], he took a spade to a stoat's den [còs] but found nothing. He had gone about a mile further on when he heard the stoat hissing at his heel and it followed him despite him throwing stones at it. He reached Bailiocar and was telling his story when the stoat was found at the door still hissing. He and Eon Carmichael went to...