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Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Created For = CW

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Biographical note about Macquarie of Ulva, August 1886

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/33
Scope and Contents Biographical note about Macquarie of Ulva [Ulbha] that he was a colonel and had a toddy ladle when he was in the wars in Egypt. His brother was a general and had Glenforsa and his son was Captain Macquarie from Salen [Glen Forsa and An Sàilean, Am Muile/Isle of Mull].
Dates: August 1886

Description of the Miùghlaigh/Mingulay schoolhouse, 1867

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW114/40
Scope and Contents Description of the Miùghlaigh/Mingulay schoolhouse describing its dimensions, furniture, household goods and some books. Carmichael writes, 'His house is about 30 F[eet] x 13 []feet]. It was built by the natives and is most rude and primitive. Ab[out] 18 f[eet] of this is the scholroom. The other end is the teacher's...Floor in ruts and hollows and roof just suf[ficiently] high to allow a tall man to stand upright without touching the centre rafters.'
Dates: 1867

Fragment of a story 'A Chromag Gabh mu n Cuairt', 1861

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW109/19
Scope and Contents Fragment of the story 'A Chromag Gabh mu n Cuairt' probably collected from Ruaridh Camshron [Roderick Cameron], Carbost [Càrabost, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye]. The text tells how the story of the man arriving at the giant's house and being hidden by the giant's wife. The full text of the story can be found at CW109/3 folio 6r.
Dates: 1861

Note about archaeological finds around Lonain, 21 September 1884

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/237
Scope and Contents Note about archaeological find around Lonain [Lonan, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire], including a 'ciste chloiche' which was opened by Dr Smith and Duncan Clerk but it contained nothing while a crogan or pitcher was found in a cairn nearby. It also notes that menhirs were taken to put on the road and that there is a fairy hill opposite Duntanachan.
Dates: 21 September 1884

Note about the Livingstone family and some of their possessions, 27 September 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/184
Scope and Contents Note about the Livingstone family and some of their possessions collected from John Livingstone 'Muillear Mòr', Portnacroish, Appin [Port na Crois, An Apainn, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] aged 73 years, including mention of a connection with Dr [David] Livingstone, that the family is from Achnacrithe [Achadh na Crithe/Achnacree], Benderloch [Meudarloch], Morven [A' Mhòrbhairne] and Ulbha [Ulva]. He mentions a salt cellar, a tumbler in a house in Druimnamoine [Druim na Mòine/Druim-na-moina] and...
Dates: 27 September 1883

Notes, story and rhyme relating to burials and archaeological finds on Lismore, September 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/38
Scope and Contents Notes, story and rhyme relating to burials and archaeological finds on Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire probably collected from John Roy, including the location of Eaglais Mhaoluag [St Moluag's Cathedral] at 'Borstain na croise on top of the croise'. This church burned down while people were in it and the bones all washed down to Eala [Clach na h-Ealaidh]. The Eala is noted as being a refuge for criminals and north of it a large unsculpted stone was found with 'a few skel[e]t[ons]...
Dates: September 1870

Story about a woman stealing a kettle from the fairies and accompanying notes, September 1872

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/90
Scope and Contents Story about a woman stealing a coire or kettle from 'Siein rua Chroca breaca Staonabrig' [Sìthein Ruadh [a fairy hill], Cnoca Breaca, Staoinebrig/Stoneybridge, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist]. As she took the kettle the old man said to her,' A bhean bhalbh sin sa bhean bhalbh thain[i]g [thus] a tir nam marbh a rug eir a choire na crutha fuasgail an dugh 's l[e]ig an dearg' [That dumb woman, that dumb woman who came from the land of the dead. Open the black [dog] and let go the red [dog].' The...
Dates: September 1872

Story entitled 'A Chromag a ghabh mu an Cuairt', 1861

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW109/3
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'A Chromag a ghabh mu an Cuairt' collected from Ruathraidh Camshron [Roderick Cameron], Carbost [Càrabost, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye] on 14 November 1860. This is a story about an old man, who does not get on with his wife and in order to prove to her that he is not useless goes off on a journey. He happens upon a giant's house and on receiving hospitality from the giant's wife and being hidden from the giant discovers that they own a magic tablecloth which with the...
Dates: 1861

Story entitled 'A Chromag a Ghabh Mu an Cuairt', c1862

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW112/3
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'A Chromag a Ghabh Mu an Cuairt' collected from Ruairidh Camshron [Roderick Cameron], Carbost on 6 March 1861 and Donnacha Mac Dhiarmaid [Duncan MacDiarmaid], Fearan-na letha [Fearann an Leagha/Fernilea, both An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye]. This is a story about an old man, who does not get on with his wife and in order to prove to her that he is not useless goes off on a journey. He happens upon a giant's house and on receiving hospitality from the giant's wife and being...
Dates: c1862

Story entitled 'A Ch[r]omag gabh mun cuairt', 6 February 1861

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW109/17
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'A Ch[r]omag gabh mun cuairt' collected from Ruari Camashorn [Roderick Cameron], Carbost [Càrabost, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye]. This is a story about an old man, who does not get on with his wife and in order to prove to her that he is not useless goes off on a journey. He happens upon a giant's house and on receiving hospitality from the giant's wife and being hidden from the giant discovers that they own a magic tablecloth which with the magic words provides food and...
Dates: 6 February 1861