Isle of Mull Argyllshire Scotland
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 64 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Account of a journey through Am Muile/Isle of Mull in which Carmichael describes being in the company of a geologist from London, and the views down the mountain track to Loch Scridain and Loch Ba, and observing a large cairn 'evidently the result of funerals' and a very yellow frog near the summit. He describes the view to loch Ba as 'glorious in the bright sun after the rain the grass sparkline in the sun and every rill laughed gach caochain sa ghleann ri gaire.'
Scope and Contents Account of 'Clann 'Ic Illemhicheil' [Carmichaels], collected from Eoghan Mac Illemhicheil [Hugh Carmichael], age 80, Druim-na-moine, Apuinn [Druim-na-moina, Apainn/Appin, Earra-Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] in which he describes the family as being the oldest clan in the area (six hundred years), originating in Annat. He gives a brief account of Alexander's own family, the Barons of Taigh Sgurrain: their descent from the Easbaig Bàn or Fair-haired Bishop, and the loss of their lands to Sir Donald...
Scope and Contents Archaeological note collected from Duncan Cameron, police officer, Lochaline [Loch Àlainn, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] which reads 'Cladh Muluag Treisnish 3ft standing cross stone. Small arms of cross - worn.' [Cladh Moluaig/Kilmaluig, Triesnis/Treshnish, Am Muile/Isle of Mull]
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].
Scope and Contents Custom probably collected from Duncan Cameron, police officer, Tobar Mhoire/Tobermory, Muile/Isle of Mull, about maidean bhuana [corn dolly] which reads 'Saw two maidean bhuana in house of Don[ald] Maclean Tobermory. Try who can have it This again is given to horses in first sgriob turadh.' [Tobar Mhoire, Am Muile/Isle of Mull].
Scope and Contents Custom probably collected from Duncan Cameron, police officer, Tobar Mhoire/Tobermory, Muile/Isle of Mull, for repelling the neas [stoat] from calves stating that as stoats hate the smell of burning, people burn the tail and leg of a new calf or old leather.
Scope and Contents Fragment of a note collected from Duncan Cameron, police officer, Lochaline [Loch Àlainn, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] about submerged houses which reads 'Remains of houses under low water Taighean & &.'
Scope and Contents Fragment of a song [Uamh an Òir] which reads 'He darin a hua, Si ghaluain a charach mi' and accompanying story about a man being attacked in a cave by a gal uain [gal uaine or green she-dog].
Scope and Contents Fragment of a song collected from Duncan Cameron, police officer, Lochaline [Loch Àlainn, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] beginning 'Air a bhiolain san an t siutha, Air a ghuthan an ni an t eun'.