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Argyllshire Scotland

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 498 Collections and/or Records:

Note about burials at 'Cladh na mac Ri', October 1892

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/53
Scope and Contents Note which reads '7 sons of Kings said to be bur[ied] at Cladh na mac Ri[gh]. Also Bille.' [Cladh na Mac Rìgh/Glenamachrie, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire].
Dates: October 1892

Note about burnt stones, August 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/139
Scope and Contents Note about burnt stones, that some were found at Eas Ghairichidh [Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] and that they float.
Dates: August 1883

Note about Captain Carmichael, Airdtur, 2 September 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/12
Scope and Contents Note which reads 'Capt[ain] Carmichael Airdtur was the 2 herbalist of Scot[land] excel[lent] farmer.' [Ardtur, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]. A calculation for what appears to be a date is made next to the note.
Dates: 2 September 1870

Note about Captain Forrest and witches, 27 September 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/158
Scope and Contents Note probably collected from Donald MacColl, foxhunter, Glencreran, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, about Captain Forrest, that he came from Spain [with the Spanish Armada] and had to swim across to Cru an eich [The Horse Shoe/Cru an Eich, Cearrara/Kerrera, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]. The note also mentions witches in Mull [Am Muile/Isle of Mull] that it was the 'chief place' for witches and that Calum Cille [St Columba] said 'Bi pairt am Muile dhiu fhad sa bhios bo dhu na bhreac ann' and the...
Dates: 27 September 1883

Note about Catherine MacNiven née MacColl, 1884

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/259
Scope and Contents Note about Catherine MacNiven née MacColl that her father Eon had Invernahyle [Inbhir na h-Aighle, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire].
Dates: 1884

Note about cheese wheels on Bernera Island, August 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/21
Scope and Contents Note stating that on Bernera Island, Lismore [Lios Mòr] cheese 'càbag' was made in stone cheese wheels 'fiodhan'. The note seems to mention throwing the wheel out of the boat although it is unclear why this would be done.
Dates: August 1883

Note about Cilleandraist, 2 September 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/8
Scope and Contents Note about Cilleandraist that it was situated at Lag a chlai [possibly Lag a Chlaidh, Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] close to the lake [Loch Baile a' Ghobhainn]. Bones and ancient ruins were found there and a well built over it. The rest of the note seems to indicate that sites belong to the church, Barcaldine [Campbell of Barcaldine] and Airds [Campbell of Airds].
Dates: 2 September 1870

Note about 'Clach Gill O'ar', August 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/106
Scope and Contents Note about 'Clach Gill O'ar' [Clach Gille Odhar, Achadun, Lios Mòr/Lismore] including questions asked of it and that it was rolled down the hill about fifty years before [c.1833]. The note states 'Still the echo is bet[ter] from [it] than elsewhere'.
Dates: August 1883

Note about 'Clach Gill'oar', August 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/22
Scope and Contents Note about a stone possibly at the site of the chapel on Bernera Island, Lios Mòr/Lismore called 'Clach Gill'oar' on which one could stand and on calling 'Gill'oar' would hear an echo. The same thing would happen when standing in 'Seomar Gill'oar'. Carmichael writes that 'Scholars used to come to do this'. The site is described as being on the south east side noting that no bits of statues were ever found and that the roof was supposed to have been made of stone.
Dates: August 1883

Note about Cladh Churalain [St Cyril's Graveyard], 27 September 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/189
Scope and Contents Note about Cladh Churalain [St Cyril's Graveyard] collected from John Livingstone 'Muillear Mòr', Portnacroish, Appin [Port na Crois, An Apainn, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] aged 73, that the women dragged corpses to the graveyard as no men were left to carry them.
Dates: 27 September 1883