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Renfrewshire Scotland

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Excise journal marked 'III Set Journal', 1856

Identifier: Coll-97/CW109/1
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.

Dates: 1856

Lecture on the 'Volcanic History of Britain', 1886

Identifier: Coll-74/7/2
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.

Dates: 1886

Letter to Sir Donald Francis Tovey from Mrs. A. E. Clapperton, c1930

Identifier: Coll-411/1/1/L1013
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Letter, [n.d], Renfrewshire, Mrs. A. E. Clapperton to Donald Tovey. Asking Tovey to give a lecture at Glasgow University. Holograph signed.

Dates: c1930

Notes on the family of Gilleaspa Caimbeul [Archibald Campbell], September 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/78
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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

Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/162
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Quotation from 'Cunningham's Diary' which reads 'Cannel - 20 August 1675 for an ounce of Cannel to my wife £00,,13,,0.'

Dates: 1894

Story about a stoat at Laggan Ullva [Lagganulva], 7 August 1886

Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/7
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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