Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 498 Collections and/or Records:
Note about a turbot or sturgeon, June 1887
Scope and Contents Note about a turbot or sturgeon '3 or 4 f[ee]t long 2 1/2 broad no name' caught at Port na h-Abhainne/PortnahavenÌle/Islay.
Dates: June 1887
Note about Achnanduin Castle, September 1870
Scope and Contents Note about Achnanduin Castle [Achadun Castle, Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] that a MacGlaisein was reported to have been the last person there.
Dates: September 1870
Note about 'Aithean guail', 7 August 1886
Scope and Contents Note collected from Duncan Cameron, police officer, Lochaline [Loch Àlainn, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] which reads 'Aithean guail 6 or 7 of got in Bailiocrach Mull Ealaghual = wood coal, especially of the willow.' [Baile Ìochdrach, Gomastra/Isle of Gometra, Am Muile/Isle of Mull].
Dates: 7 August 1886
Note about Alastair MacColl, Sir Duncan Campbell and the rental of Mhuilinn Mhic Aidh, August 1883
Scope and Contents Note probably collected from Christina Campbell née Macintyre, Lios Mòr/Lismore Earra, Ghàidheal/Argyllshire that Sir Duncan Campbell offered Alastair MacColl the rent on Achnacrois [Achadh na Croise/Achnacroish, Lios Mòr/Lismore] at 15 pounds a year as long as water ran in Allt Mhuilinn Mhic Aidh. Allt Mhuilinn Mhic Aidh is noted as running between Bailnangown [Baile na Gobhann/Balnagown] and Achnacrois. Sir Duncan's trousers and coat are described.
Dates: August 1883
Note about Alexander Carmichael's travel arrangements, 1884
Scope and Contents Note about Alexander Carmichael's travel arrangements which reads 'Left Edinburgh to join Mary & children at Taigh an Uillt [Taynuilt, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] Saturday 6 Sep[tember] 1884 Train from Waverley Stat[ion] 12-25'.
Note about Alexander Carmichael's travel arrangements, 2 October 1884
Scope and Contents Note about Alexander Carmichael's travel arrangements which reads 'Home to 31 Raeburn Place Edin[burgh] from Taighanuillt [Taigh an Uillt/Taynuilt/Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] this 2 Oct[ober] 1884 7-45pm Sorry coming from the hills'.
Dates: 2 October 1884
Note about an ant hill and accompanying phrase, August 1883
Scope and Contents Note about an ant hill 'close to Leacan drom' [Leacan Drom, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] recording its dimensions and a phrase which reads 'Cha bu toil liom do fo d chomarsaich - Bu choma liom'.
Dates: August 1883
Note about 'An Deor Mor', 6 July 1892
Scope and Contents Note probably collected from Duncan MacNiven, retired schoolmaster, Airds Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, which reads 'An Deor mor Mac a Chombaich was the man of Bailean-deor' [Baile an Deòra/Balindore]. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 6 July 1892
Note about an inscribed stone in Gleann Lonain, 1884
Scope and Contents Note about an inscribed stone in Gleann Lonain [Glen Lonan, Earra Ghaidheal/Argyll] which was reputed to bear a cross or word but Carmichael was unable to find the stone.
Note about archaeological finds around Lonain, 21 September 1884
Scope and Contents Note about archaeological find around Lonain [Lonan, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire], including a 'ciste chloiche' which was opened by Dr Smith and Duncan Clerk but it contained nothing while a crogan or pitcher was found in a cairn nearby. It also notes that menhirs were taken to put on the road and that there is a fairy hill opposite Duntanachan.
Dates: 21 September 1884