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Argyllshire Scotland

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, 2 September 1870 to 7 October 1875

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW106
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael. Written on the inside front cover is '2/9 1870. Oban' and on the flyleaf is '[deleted: Twas] Friday 2 Sep[tember]. 1870. 12 noon from Ob[an]'. Folios 1-3r and 75r to 117v are blank. The text on folio 3v and 4r and 4v is written updside down and is later text (29 January 1875). The contents are in two distinct sections, the first being material collected on Lios Mòr/Lismore and the second being material collected in South Uist. Much of the...

Story about [John] MacAulay, minister, Lismore, August 1883

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/35
Scope and Contents Story probably collected from Christina Campbell née Macintyre, Lios Mòr/Lismore Earra, Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, about [John MacAulay], minister on Lismore [Lios Mòr], that he did not tell his congregation that he was leaving until the last Sunday saying that if three men rose and asked him to stay he would. One elder responded with 'Leigidh sinn an t-eurbal leis a chraicionn' [We'll leave the tail with the skin].