Argyllshire


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Argyllshire:

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or Argyllshire,
former county, W central Scotland. Under the Local Government Act of 1973, Argyll was divided between the new Highland and Strathclyde regions in 1975, with most of the county becoming part of Strathclyde.
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Argyllshire

(until 1975) a county of W Scotland, part of Strathclyde region (1975--96), now part of Argyll and Bute
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nuclear submarines (the loch is located at Dunoon, Argyllshire, Scotland).
Low was born in 1815 at Rothsay, Argyllshire and worked at Chester as senior engineer on the Chester to Holyhead Railway.
8 days from PS809.00 Departs May to July, September & October 2014 Best of Scotland's Lochs & Highlands A two-centre break with a full and varied itinerary, combining the magnificent loch and mountain scenery of the Highlands, with two nights on the shores of Loch Fyne, in scenic Argyllshire.
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Her childhood home was a colonial residence on Hong Kong's exclusive Peak, built by her father who, true to his Scottish roots, named it Ardsheal after his Argyllshire home town.
(50) I have not identified a plausible candidate for 'McColl', but Baxter may be referring here to the Argyllshire branch of his own Scottish forebears.
(120) 'Argyllshire Gathering', The Times, 16 September 1921, p.
Neil MacKay, of Oban Community Events, said: "It's atrocious BBC Alba can jeopardise a community event." BBC Alba's live Hogmanay show from Oban's Argyllshire Gathering Halls will feature an "all star cast".
This attempt to reconcile the blue men with a generalized etiology of fairy origins underscores the ultimately untenable and regional quality of such a venture towards rigid systematizing when it comes to supernatural lore: "In Argyllshire the blue men are unknown, and there is no mention of the merry dancers being congeners of the Fairies" (107).
Followed by burial at Lochaline Argyllshire. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations for Lochaline Community Fund, may be sent to A.
It was initiated by Dr Shearer of Edinburgh and the Medical Officer of Health for Argyllshire at that time.
Cook described Smith's as 'an essentially English mind, an English way of thinking and feeling about every subject', yet some of his best work, notably a haunting view of Castle Stalker across the waters of Loch Laich, Appin, Argyllshire (1954) is in his two books on Scotland.