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Argyllshire Scotland

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Field notebook of Alexander Carmichael, 1883 to 1887

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael containing material collected mostly in An Apainn/Appin and Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire. A large proportion of the stories and biographical information about Appin was collected from Donald MacColl, foxhunter, Glencreran, who was known as Dòmhnall a' Bhrocair. Amongst the material collected from Dòmhnall a' Bhrocair are proverbs, sayings, customs, stories about local figures and families and historic anecdotes. The other main...

Note about Invernahyle House, 18 August 1883

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/29
Scope and Contents Note about Invernahyle House, [An Apainn/Appin, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] describing the remains of the old house and its connections with Sir Walter Scott. He also states that the nearby Craobh a' Phrionnsa and Uamh Phrionnsa were both hiding places for Prince Charles Edward Stuart.

Note about priests preaching on Sgeir a' Phobuil, 29 August 1883

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/67
Scope and Contents Note about priests preaching on Sgeir a' Phobuil [An Apainn/Appin] and that Cill Mhodain in Ardchattan [Cille Mhaodain/Àird Chatain] was the oldest [priory] in Argyllshire, probably collected from Donald MacColl [foxhunter, Glencreran, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]. Also notes that Sir Walter Scott was in Glencreran several times, while Donald was there.

Story about Sir Walter Scott, 29 August 1883

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/86
Scope and Contents Story about Sir Walter Scott that he stood at Cregan [Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] facing Shian and said he would build a house there, with the wood on one hand, Shian on the other and facing the sea.