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MacRae (Kintail)


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Copy of the 'Genealogical Account of the Mac Raes', 10 August 1868

Identifier: Coll-97/CW112/9
Scope and Contents Copy of the 'Genealogical Account of the Mac Raes' 'As written originally by the Rev John Mac Rae sometime minister of Dingwall...1704..Transcribed by Farquhar MacRae of Inverinate...1786. Copied by Capt[ain] John MacRae...from this transcript in the possession of his son Dr John 1816.' The copy contains insertions by Carmichael, each of which he has intialled. The account describes their origins in Ireland, the origin of their name 'Mac Rath, the fortunate son' and subsequent...
Dates: 10 August 1868

Fairy song beginning 'A Chiad Didaoirn an gheamhradh fhuar', c1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/8
Scope and Contents

Fairy song collected from [Mary] Ferguson, Clad-Baileshear [Cladach a' Bhaile Shear/Claddach Baleshare, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] beginning 'A Chiad Didaoirn an gheamhradh fhuar, S daor a phai mi duais nan sealg'. The song has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.

Dates: c1870

Song entitled 'A Chiad Diardaoin An Fhaoilleach Fhuar', 1 August 1885

Identifier: Coll-97/CW87/30
Scope and Contents

Song entitled 'A Chiad Diardaoin An Fhaoilleach Fhuar' collected from Murdoch MacLeod, Skye [An t-Eilean Sgitheanach] noted as being written at Kings Stables, Edinburgh [Dun Eideann] beginning 'A chiad Diardaoin an Fhaoilleach fhuar' of 'A chiad Diardaoin an gheamhradh fhuar'. The final verse, beginning 'Maide na fian na fian', is noted as being 'The old Highland description of the Gun'. The text has additions to it in pencil.

Dates: 1 August 1885

Transcription notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, 1860 to c1866

Identifier: Coll-97/CW112
Scope and Contents Transcription notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael. The majority of the volume has been used but intermittently there are groups of blank folios. Carmichael appears to have written in the book in the 1860s creating sections of different genres at different stages in the volume, with pages left blank in between to fill up appropriately. In about 1875 he has then used some of these blank pages to transcribe notes and stories but has not kept to the genres sections he initially created....
Dates: 1860 to c1866

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