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Argyllshire Scotland

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Note about the Macintyres at Achnandun, August 1883

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/52
Scope and Contents Note probably collected from Christina Campbell née Macintyre, Lios Mòr/Lismore Earra, Ghàidheal/Argyllshire about the Macintyres at Achnandun [Achadun, Lios Mòr/Lismore] that the informant's grandfather Gilleaspa MacDhugail [Gilleasbuig mac Dhùghaill or Archibald Macintyre] lived there, their uncle Dugald [Macintyre] was born there and the rent offered to them by 'Fear Loch an Eala' [General Duncan Campbell fo Lochnell] was 15 pounds a year as long as water ran in the burn.

Story about the effect of typhus and debt on the Campbell and Macintire families on Lismore, August 1883

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/50
Scope and Contents Story collected from Christina Campbell or Macintyre about the family tragedy in 1864 when her brother Dugald and husband Duncan, both of Tirefour, Lismore [Lios Mòr], died of typhus within three weeks of each other. Christina states which members of the family caught typhus, which ones pulled through and which ones died. She also describes how weakened she was by the fever, only able to crawl around her house; the livestock and crops they had, which appear to have been taken away as a...