See also:Islay (1822—1885), Gaelic
See also:scholar, was
See also:born on the 29th of
See also:December 1822,
See also:heir to the beautiful Isle of Islay, on the west
See also:coast of
See also:Argyllshire . Of this
See also:inheritance he never became possessed, as the
See also:estate had to be sold by his
See also:father, and he began
See also:life under greatly changed conditions . Educated at
See also:Eton and at
See also:Edinburgh University, he occupied at various times several minor
See also:government posts . His leisure was largely employed in
See also:collecting, translating and editing the
See also:folklore of the western
See also:Highlands, taken down from the lips of the natives . The results of his investigations were published in four volumes under the title Popular Tales of the West Highlands (186o—1862), and
See also:form a most important contribution to the subject, the necessary precursor to the subsequent Gaelic revival in
See also:Great Britain .
See also:Campbell was also devoted to geology and other scientific pursuits, and he invented the
See also:sunshine recorder, used in most of the
See also:British meteorological stations . He died at
See also:Cannes on the 17th of
See also:February 1885 .
BARON JOHN CAMPBELL CAMPBELL (1779-1861)
LEWIS CAMPBELL (1830-1908)
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