Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Excise journal marked 'III Set Journal', 1856
Scope and Contents Excise journal marked 'III Set Journal' for Greenock, Renfrewshire showing the nature of the transaction, the individual involved, the amount of money and, in some cases, the date. Text on folio 3v has been scored through in ink.
Lecture on the 'Volcanic History of Britain', 1886
Scope and Contents Notes for 4 lectures on the 'Volcanic History of Britain', given to the Royal Institution in 1886. Sir Archibald Geikie looked at the emergence of types of geological formations against a geological timeframe and how they have been affected by various processes, especially the action of volcanoes and materials produced by them, within the natural world. He used examples from numerous locations from different parts of the British Isles.
Letter to Sir Donald Francis Tovey from Mrs. A. E. Clapperton, c1930
Scope and Contents Letter, [n.d], Renfrewshire, Mrs. A. E. Clapperton to Donald Tovey. Asking Tovey to give a lecture at Glasgow University. Holograph signed.
Notes on the family of Gilleaspa Caimbeul [Archibald Campbell], September 1870
Scope and Contents Notes on the family of Gilleaspa Caimbeul [Archibald Campbell], who rented all of Fiart [Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire], including that one brother was a collector of customs in Greenock [Renfrewshire], the other was his baillie at Fiart before coming to Balnangoan [Baile nan Gobhann/Balnagown], whose sons became 'Mr Donl du Rois & Mr Dul Kilmore' [Dòmhnall Dubh Rois and Dùghall Cille Mhoire].
Dates: September 1870
Quotation from 'Cunningham's Diary', 1894
Scope and Contents Quotation from 'Cunningham's Diary' which reads 'Cannel - 20 August 1675 for an ounce of Cannel to my wife £00,,13,,0.'
Story about a stoat at Laggan Ullva [Lagganulva], 7 August 1886
Scope and Contents Story probably collected from Duncan Cameron, police officer, Tobar Mhoire/Tobermory, Muile/Isle of Mull, about a stoat seen making its den in a milk churn at Laggan Ullva [Lagan Ulbha/Lagganulva, Ulbha/Ulva] by Myles Fletcher from Greenock [Grianaig, Siorrachd Rinn Friù/Renfrewshire]. The handwriting is difficult to read.
Dates: 7 August 1886