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Argyllshire Scotland

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 498 Collections and/or Records:

Fragment of a song beginning 'Air a bhiolain san an t siutha', 7 August 1886

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/17
Scope and Contents Fragment of a song collected from Duncan Cameron, police officer, Lochaline [Loch Àlainn, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] beginning 'Air a bhiolain san an t siutha, Air a ghuthan an ni an t eun'.

Fragment of a song beginning 'An toir u do niean domh', 15 August 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/6
Scope and Contents Fragment of a song collected from Donald MacGregor, Baile Garbh/Bailegarve, Lios Mòr/Lismore, beginning 'An toir u do niean domh Chail[leach] an Dudain' [Cailleach an Dùdain or Old Woman of the Dust Mill].

Fragment of a song beginning 'Cuira bho mo duil foann' and accompanying note, 2 September 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/14
Scope and Contents Fragment of a song beginning 'Cuira bho mo duil foam, M' fheoil a laodh anns an uir anns an [uir]' and accompanying note which states that 'A Catrina Nic Chanunaich Pt Charrain had much of this song.' [Catherine Buchanan, Port a' Charrain, Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]

Fragment of a song beginning 'Is cai[r]d[each] mi don chinne chleutach', October 1892

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/66
Scope and Contents Fragment of a song beginning 'Is cai[r]d[each] mi don chinne chleutach, S treubh na h-Apin mi' [Apainn/Appin, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire].

Fragment of a story about 'Du-sith beag MacIlle-She'anaich', August 1886

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/42
Scope and Contents Fragment of a story which reads 'Du-sith beag MacIlle-She'anaich put egg on head of his boy & broke it then kill[ed] the creat[ure] before all but three.'

Fragment of a story about hidden treasure on Am Muile/Isle of Mull, August 1886

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/31
Scope and Contents Fragment of a story about hidden treasure on Am Muile/Isle of Mull. The story relates to the betrayal by MacLeod of Dunvegan and Maclean of Lochbuie of Hector Odhar Maclean at the Battle of Bloody Bay. When Maclean realised he was betrayed he 'car[r]ied the treasure up & threw it in the well where it is buried. closed up now simply a hollow.'

Fragment of a story about MacLaine of Lochbuie capsizing, August 1886

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/46
Scope and Contents Fragment of a story about MacLaine of Lochbuie capsizing. The story mentions that MacLean of Coll, MacLaine of Lochbuie and Saxon were out shooting on a Sunday and that [they all got into a boat] which capsized. On being rescued his man said to him, 'Fad bha [th]u os mo chionn san t saoghal cha bhi [th]u os mo chionn san a shaoghal thall.' An aside notes that 'On Mull side of Ulva Sound [there are] columns like Staffa.' [Am Muile/Isle of Mull, Caolas Ulbha/Sound of Ulva] The handwriting here is...

Fragment of a story about the second-sighted ferryman and Colin Campbell of Glenure, 29 August 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/64
Scope and Contents Fragment of a story collected from Donald MacColl [foxhunter, Glencreran, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] that the ferryman [Archibald MacInnes] at Fasnacloich, Glencreran [Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] had the second sight, and asked Cailen Glinn-Iur [Cailean Ghlinn Iubhair or Cailean Uaine/Colin Campbell of Glenure] [not to cross over on the day he was murdered into Appin].

Fragment of a story about Ulva, a bull and courting, August 1886

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/49
Scope and Contents Fragment of a story which tells how Ulva [probably MacQuarrie or Macquarie] often swam to Innis [Inch Keneth] to see a girl and on one occasion he found a bull stranded on a rock, so he pushed it back into the water. The part of the story which deals with the girl's reaction is in poor handwriting making it difficult to understand but it would appear to relate to her relationship with MacQuarrie.

Fragment of a story relating to a fire and Creag Chuiralain, August 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/122
Scope and Contents Fragment of a story relating to a fire and Creag Chuiralain [Creag Churalain, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] in which the son of Innernahyle [Inbhir na h-Aighle/Invernahyle] is described as 'blowing the fire until dead' and a note that the Creag was consecrated to Cuiralain [Curalan] or Saint Cyril or Cuthbert.