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Fullarton's Gazetteer
Wilson's Archaeology
Origines Parochiales
Oliver & Boyd's Almanac
Johnstone's Coy. [County] Map
Various A large district in the Southern Division of Argyllshire. It is a peninsula lying between the Firth of Clyde & the Atlantic Ocean and jopined to Knapdale by the narrow isthmus of Tarbert. It extends about 40 miles from North to South and is about 6 1/2 miles in breadth consisting partly of low and partly of high land and embraces the parishes of Campbelton, Gigha, Cara, Kilberry & Kilcolmonell, and Killean & Kilkenzie, Saddle & Skipness and Southend. It contains several villages; but the only town of consequence ids the Royal burgh of Campbelton; This district has singularly enough up to the 17th. century been reckoned among the South Isles: and its history is mixed up with theirs: The origin of this was a
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