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Glencoe Lismore and Appin (parish) Argyllshire Scotland

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Geological Survey notebook 'U', 1875-1876

 Item
Identifier: Coll-74/1/2
Scope and Contents Drawings and notes on the geology of various parts of Scotland, including Pitlochry, Dalwhinnie, Glencoe, the Caledonian Canal, Shetland, Inverness and Aberdeen. Geological features include silurian and gravel.
Dates: 1875-1876

Note about dogs dying and accompanying story about a faithful dog, October 1892

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/46
Scope and Contents Note about dogs dying and accompanying story about a faithful dog collected from Duncan Macniven 'Don[nachadh] Pharuig', aged 88, Airds, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire. Duncan tells how dogs go away from home to die and that shepherds know this to be the case. He also tells how a man in Glencoe [Gleann Comhann] went to work in England and every day at the same time his dog went out to wait for him and wept until it eventually died.
Dates: October 1892

Song beginning 'A liud fear agus [eadside]', 1 October 1890

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW1/26
Scope and Contents Song collected from Gilleaspa MacInnes [Archibald MacInnes], Ionnar Ruai[dh], An t-shraid an ard [High Street, Inbhir Ruaidh/Inverroy, Inverness-shire] beginning 'A liud fear agus [eadside], Agus eadra chai a thachadh'. The song is composed of nine lines and is noted as being composed 'By a Glen Coe man' [Gleann Comhann, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 1 October 1890

Story about a trip made by mother and child, c1893

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/91
Scope and Contents Story about a trip made by mother and child, which would appear to have been copied from another source, in which the mother 'burst a blood vessel of the stomach' while in London and although her condition was precarious at first she recovered, returned home and travelled with her adult child 'a good deal in Glencoe and various other places enjoying ourselves very much' returning home 'greatly refreshed' [Gleann Comhann, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire].
Dates: c1893

Story about people coming to Cair Mualuig [Cathair Moluaig/St Moluag's Cathedral] to be healed, 2 September 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/4
Scope and Contents Story collected from Duncan Carmichael, Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, about people coming to Cair Mualuig [Cathair Moluaig/St Moluag's Chair] to be cured of back pain. Duncan remembers people coming from long distances such as Glencoe [Gleann Comhann].
Dates: 2 September 1870