Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 498 Collections and/or Records:
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
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
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
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
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'.
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
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
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
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.
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