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Argyllshire Scotland

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 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 Episcopalian burials at St Cyril's graveyard, 29 August 1883

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/101
Scope and Contents Note about Episcopalian burials at St Cyril's graveyard [Cladh Churalain, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] describing how they run into the graveyard rather than walk and that once the coffin is removed from the bier it is smashed against a tree.

Note about St Cyril's graveyard, 29 August 1883

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/95
Scope and Contents Note possibly collected from Donald MacColl, foxhunter, Glencreran, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, about St Cyril's graveyard [Cladh Churalain, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] and how the biers of the 'Eaglaish Shass[anach]' [English Church (Episcopal Church)] 'are smashed against an aged gnarled low cuilion holly tree after it carries up the dead' there, whereas presbyterian biers are covered with a cloth.