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40305Re: Finding: Drimdrisaig

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  • David
    Oct 11, 2012
      I am about to stay for two days at the Kiberry Inn to locate what remains I can of family and there dwellings. They are in the 1861 census as Archibald McTaggart married to Isabella McMillan in Drimdrisaig South Knapdale. This was McMillan territory in the old days but by this time all the estates were in the hands of Cambells.
      On the Ordnance Survey maps it is usuallt spelled Druimdrisaig. In the 19th century it has considerable poverty.
      --- In scots-origins@yahoogroups.com, "Dorothy Nicassio" <pict2@...> wrote:
      > Dear Joy,
      > According to my 1882 Gazetteer of Scotland, Drimdrissaig is in Knapdale
      > Parish, Argyll. Of course I don't know if Knapdale is still the name of the
      > parish. In looking it up there is a district of north and south Knapdale in
      > addition to the parish. But it seems to be somewhere in the vicinity of
      > Tarbert and Jura which are the 2 names that are familiar to me and probably
      > to you. This is a bit vague, but hope it is of some help to you....Happy
      > hunting, Dorothy
      > Dorothy Nicassio; pict2@...
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