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Gravestones

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

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Copy of grave inscription, 16 August 1883

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/13
Scope and Contents Copy of a grave inscription which reads 'By Hugh Carmichael of Taylochan In Memory of his son Archibald who died 10 October 1837 aged 21 years And of Catherine, Alexander, Dugald and Isabella children who died young'.
Dates: 16 August 1883

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...
Dates: 2 September 1870 to 7 October 1875

Mr. [Cecil] Rhodes Grave, [Zimbabwe], 1870s-1930s

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1434/3243
Scope and Contents Photograph and description of Mr. [Cecil] Rhodes grave at World's View in the Matobo Hills, [Zimbabwe] in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Note about a gravestone depicting a Highlander, September 1870

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/34
Scope and Contents Note about a gravestone on Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire described as depicting a Highlander and being 'at least 300 400 y[ea]rs' old, being difficult to decipher, broken near the foot and composed 'of soft & hard gritty matter'.
Dates: September 1870

Note about a gravestone in Inch Kenneth, 17 August 1886

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/52
Scope and Contents Note about a gravestone in Inch Kenneth, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire which reads 'Anoth[er] stone 1778 - Form sculp[tured] stone in native rock but beautifully sculp[te]d.'
Dates: 17 August 1886

Note about a slate cross, 17 August 1886

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/50
Scope and Contents Note about a slate cross on Innis Kenneth [Inch Kenneth, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] describing it as 'A slender slate cross inside tung [vault] of Col[onel] Macdonald - very pretty. Leaning against wall.'
Dates: 17 August 1886

Note about archaeological sites and the presence of wood on Lios Mòr/Lismore, September 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/80
Scope and Contents Note that the caibeal [chapel] and leacain cinn [headstones] at Cilleachain [possibly Balimackillichan], Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, 'are still seen on the Eirebal mor'. Carmichael notes that theres are '3 Eirebals' namely Eirebal Mòr, Eirebal Beag and Eirebal-an-fhaing. The last places on the island to retain wood were Aoine and Alasra.
Dates: September 1870

Note about Dun-virimil [Dùn Bhioramuill], August 1886

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/48
Scope and Contents Note about Dun-virimil [Dùn Bhioramuill, Ulbha/Ulva] that it is 'where Clark of Ulva bury [buried] - took up large stone, fine shot high.'
Dates: August 1886

Note about gravestones on Inch Kenneth including that of Sir Allan Maclean, 17 August 1886

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/53
Scope and Contents Note about gravestones on Inch Kenneth, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire including that of Sir Allan Maclean, describing its dimensions and carvings: 'effigy in full high[land] dress target and clogaid [helmet]'. Also notes that the stone used in the church is 'Iona stone' and describes some of the stones inside the building. Carmichael adds that there is a good well east of the [resting place] of Macinnon [MacKinnon] of Gribun, which itself is east of the church.
Dates: 17 August 1886

Note about Lighe sgeir and quarrying rock, September 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/84
Scope and Contents Note about Lighe sgeir that it is 'on a line between Musdail and Bearnaray' [Liath Sgeir, Eilean Musdile and Bernera Island, all Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire], it was where rock was quarried for gravestones in Iona [Ì Chaluim Chille], that the quarrying marks are still visible and that the rock itself is visible at half tide opposite Cailleach [Campber].
Dates: September 1870