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OS1/2/1/76

List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
LEAC MAC MÌOS Leac Mac Mìos
Leac Mac Mìos
P. McPherson Achnaba
A. Grant Achnaba
087 About where marked by + [symbol for cross] on trace there at one time lay a large flag, one side of which was exposed, and which bore the name Leac Mac Mios. Tradition had it that a child about a month old, the son of some chieftain, had been buried here, and that the name was derived from this circumstance. Some time since the flag was removed, and beneath it was found a stone coffin, (Cist) but it contained only a little dust. Since then the name has extended itself, and now applies to a considerable portion of the field. Sig: [Signification] The flag of the monthold child
CIST FOUND [Leac Mac Mìos] About where marked by + [symbol for cross] on trace there at one time lay a large flag, one side of which was exposed, and which bore the name Leac Mac Mios. Tradition had it that a child about a month old, the son of some chieftain, had been buried here and that the name was derived from this circumstance. Some time since the flag was removed, and beneath it was found a stone coffin, (Cist) but it contained only a little dust. Since then the name has extended itself, and now applies to a considerable portion of the field. Sig: [Signification] The flag of the monthold child
LAG AN LAOIGH Lag an Laoigh
Lag an Laoigh
P. McPherson
A. Grant.
087 A natural hollow immediately south of the above.
Sig [Signification] The Calves' hollow.

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Sheet 87. Plan 7 -- Argyllshire

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Alison James- Moderator, Bert, interests: McColl's of Argyll

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