Free Church of Scotland (1843-:)
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, noted as being 'Bought at St Columb, Cornwall, 30 Nov[ember] 1864 pr[ice] 2/3'. The back inside cover contains a note probably collected as part of excise duties which reads 'Rod[erick] MacPhie Mast of boat 21.8 [-] 1.2½ [-]'. The notebook contains one insertion. The majority of the notebook contains lore relating to Miùlaigh/Mingulay mostly collected from Roderick MacNeil, crofter, aged 88, known as Ruairidh an Rùma. Roderick MacNeil also...
Dates: 1864 to
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, inscribed on the inside cover with 'Alexander A Carmichael Inland Revenue Lochmaddy N[orth] Uist 15/7 1870 Note Book No 8'. The majority of this notebook contains material collected on Tarasaigh/Taransay from the MacDonalds at Paible House, Mor or Marion MacQueen and Donald MacKinnon including notes on the island's archaeology, local history and geographical changes, with stories of how coastal erosion revealed burial sites and renditions of the...
Dates: 15 July 1870 to 19 October 1871
Scope and Contents Story about Mr Finlay [Rev Finlay MacRae], Vallay [Bhàlaigh, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] probably collected from Margaret MacDonald, Malacleit/Malaclete, telling how he harangued the new Free Church minister of Harris [Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris] shortly after the Disruption declaring that he was the rightful minister and that 'if the people did not return to the church & disown the F[ree] C[hurch] they would fall up there & crush them like midges'. The story continues that MacRae would...
Dates: 14 July 1870