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Gravestones

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

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Note on stones and graveyard on Inch Kenneth, 17 August 1886

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/51
Scope and Contents Note on stones and graveyard on Inch Kenneth, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire noting the gravestones as being of 'native stone', one marked as 'H M 1676', and telling how the graveyard had been 'more extensive' as a farmer had ploughed up 'cut skulls', noting the present farmer to be Lach[lan] Campbell.
Dates: 17 August 1886

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'.
Dates: September 1870

Notes relating to inscriptions at Rodel Church, c1872

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/56
Scope and Contents Notes relating to inscriptions at Rodel Church [Tùr Chliamainn/St Clement's Church, Roghadal/Rodel, Na Hearadh/Harris] including 'R[oderick] C[ampbell] and A[nn] M[ac] S[ween] 1725', [the parents] of 'Miss Ann Campbell of Scalpay' [Eilean Scalpaigh] and 'Bao-mainis = M[ale] child unbap[tised]'.
Dates: c1872

Sketch of gravestone, 10 June 1887

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/102
Scope and Contents Sketch by Alexander Carmichael of a gravestone drawn at Cladh Chillandrais, Tarbert, below which is written 'Stone grave stone at door of Skipnes[s] tomb.' [Cladh Cille Anndrais, An Tairbeirt/Tarbert and Sgibinis/Skipness all Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire].
Dates: 10 June 1887

Story about An Gorm Mòr, September 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/28
Scope and Contents Story about An Gorm Mòr, who lived at Achnanduin [Achadun, Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] that he 'made a meet[in]g with the evil one to fight him.' They fought at Camus a Ghuirm at Eigneig [possibly Camas Gorm, Eignaig], where one bull appeared and another left, and An Gorm Mòr was found dead. 'Leac-a-Ghuirm is on the Crois.'
Dates: September 1870

Story about An Gorm Mòr, September 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/40
Scope and Contents Story about An Gorm Mòr Mac An Leigh [MacOnlea or Livingstone], that he was the last person to live at Castle Achnanduin [Achadun, Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]. He took a boat and crew to Gaireleass [Garbh Shlios]and asked everyone to leave him. They saw a bull 'tearing down the glen' and then he and An Gorm Mòr fought. An Gorm Mòr was found and taken back to the Crois [Crois Dubh Lios Mòr or Black Cross of Lismore] where he was buried in the Livingstone plot near the Barons...
Dates: September 1870

Story about gravestones being mistaken for grey lag geese, 1887

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/213
Scope and Contents Story about gravestones being mistaken for grey lag geese, in which a man by the name of [Captain Thomas?] Gray having mistaken gravestones at Clachan [Clachan na Luib, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] for greylag geese began to sketch them and make notes and continued to do so despite being told of his mistake by 'Norman the Bank'.
Dates: 1887

Story about Nighean Uspaid and St Columba's Chapel at Howmore, c1872

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/80
Scope and Contents Story about Nighean Uspaid and St Columba's Chapel at Howmore [Caibeal nan Sagart/Caibeal nan Sagairt, Tobha Mòr, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] probably collected from Neil Maceachain [Neil MacEachan, crofter, Tobha Beag/Howbeg]. The story states that Nighean Uspaid travelled with masons, preparing their food for them and they made a grave for her in all the churches in Scotland. The location of 'Leaba Nin Uspaid' is described, and the ancient and newer chapels are differentiated as Caibeal Mòr...
Dates: c1872