Rhugarbh

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Been a ferry crossing off and on from about 1750 and 1770 from historical evidence.

Alternative names : Rhugarve : Rugarve : Rugarv : Rugara

Rhugarbh Farm
East Rhugarbh
Cnoc an Fhurain
Rhugarbh United Free Church

Date check

  • the 1654 hearth tax
  • the 1751 land tax
  • the 1841 census - YES
  • the 1871 map - YES

from Carmichael Watson archive
Two stories about candlesticks, the first telling how one was found on the Crois [Crois Dubh Lios Mòr or Black Cross of Lismore, Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire], giving a description of it and the other tells how a gold candlestick was found in the grave of a daughter of Ni[ghean] Mac Coll Rugarbh, Benderloch [Rhugarbh, Meudarloch] about forty years before [c 1830]. http://www.carmichaelwatson.lib.ed.ac.uk/cwatson/en/catalogueentry/3154/1/2/geog_cw_id:g4806/Rugarbh%20(Rhugarbh)/ALL

There is a Rhugarve on the other side of Loch Creran ferry crossing
(which had a distillery for a short while !

Rhugarve Rugarve Malt Demolished started : 1798 / stopped : 1830 Highlands Appin, Argyll, NM9294241

1905
A tragic sad record spotted on the death register for 1905 .. was this wee lad one of the first community deaths for the new railway? David Ferguson 10 March 1905 : 5.10 am living at Barcaldine Lodge, Rhugarve, Ardchattan .. age 2 1/3 years son of John Ferguson Ploughman and Elizabeth Goudie Gray .. was killed by a passing Train. was this one of the first community deaths by the new railway?
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