Coll Argyll


Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Coll. You may be able to find further references to Coll in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
Coll island Bartholomew

Travel writing

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Traveller Section No. of Refs.
Samuel Johnson Coll 28
James Boswell October 3rd to 8th, 1773: Coll 22
Samuel Johnson Reasons for poverty and emigration 9
James Boswell October 9th to 16th, 1773: Mull 4
James Boswell September 21st to 24th, 1773: Dunvegan to Talisker 2
George Head The Caledonian Canal 2
Samuel Johnson Ostig, and Skye in general 2
Samuel Johnson The economy of the islands 2
James Boswell August 21st to 23rd, 1773: Montrose to Aberdeen 1
James Boswell September 14th to 20th, 1773: Dunvegan, Skye 1
James Boswell October 17th to 22nd, 1773: Inchkenneth and Iona 1
George Head Visiting Mull 1
Samuel Johnson Political changes 1

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Tiree 7 3
Cairn Na Burgh Beg 0 2
Kilninian 0 2
Gometra 0 2
Staffa 12 2
Ulva 0 2
Kilchoan 0 2
Tobermory 17 2
Muck 0 2
Inchkenneth 0 2
Iona 11 2
Ardnamurchan 0 2
Aros 0 2
Salen 0 2
Eigg 0 2
Mull 7 3
Bunessan 0 3
Kilfinichen 0 2
Small Isles 0 2
Kilvickeon 0 1