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Fort William Kilmallie and Kilmonivaig (parish) Inverness-shire Scotland

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Genealogical notes on the Livingstone family including a story from the Battle of Culloden, October 1892

Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/68
Scope and Contents Genealogical notes on the Livingstone family including a story from the Battle of Culloden Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire. The notes include that Donald Livingstone, fought at the Battle of Culloden aged eighteen, where nine of his men were shot carrying the Prince's flag. He took the flag and 'swathed [it] round his body. He was shot down and was thought to be dead but he got up with nine bullet wounds - flesh wounds which were seen in his body when he died aged 79 or 80 years old'. There are...
Dates: October 1892

Note about a cave 'Ua[mh] nan cathag nam casa dearg', August 1883

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/104
Scope and Contents

Note about a cave 'Ua nan cathag nam cas dearg' [Uamh na Cathaig, Lios Mòr/Lismore] said to contain stalagmites and stalactites. Close to it, at Salen [An Sàilean], is a well, which is covered at half-flood and on which 'lianaiach' [sea-ware] grows. The note states that the last of the bird 'cathag nan casa dearg' [chough] was killed by a Rankin in Fort William [An Gearasdan, Siorramachd Inbhir Nis/Inverness-shire]. An illustration, possibly of a feather, is included.

Dates: August 1883

Note about the 'Lon Tuath' in Appin, 27 September 1883

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/185
Scope and Contents Note about the 'Lon Tuath' in Appin [An Apainn, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] collected from John Livingstone 'Muillear Mòr', Portnacroish, Appin [Port na Crois, An Apainn, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] aged 73 years, that it was the march which divided the Stewarts from the Campbells and that the Stewarts went north to Fort William while the Campbells went to Oban [An t-Òban, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]. It notes that John Livingstone's grandfather went with Cailean Ruadh [Colin...
Dates: 27 September 1883

Notes on Raised Beaches, 1890s-1900s

Identifier: Coll-74/3/2
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Page of notes on various locations of Raised Beaches in Scotland, including Fort William, Cromarty, Inverness and Elie.

Dates: 1890s-1900s