Transcript of Inventory of Precognition submitted to Tobermory Procurator Fiscal regarding a dead body washed ashore at Caoles, Isle of Coll, on 11 April 1873. The body was discovered at the wreck of the Brigantine ‘Richard Thomson’ of Belfast. A description is given of the clothing on the body, and the items found in the pockets.

Statements are provided by:

Alexander MacFadyen (crofter, Caoles, Coll)
Hugh MacLean (crofter, Caoles, Coll)
John MacFadyen (crofter, Caoles, Tiree)
Alexander MacDougall (son of Lachlan MacDougall, Caoles, Coll)
Hugh Campbell (cottar, Caoles, Coll)
Allan MacDonald (labourer and fisherman, Caoles, Tiree)
Lachlan MacDougall (farm manager, Caoles, Coll)

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From the liveArgyll Archives in Lochgilphead, made available through the Written in the Landscape project.

Object Details

Other Number: TPF/1873/14

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