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MacLeod

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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Field notebook of Alexander Carmichael, 1873

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW115
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael principally containing material collected on Eilean Leòdhais/ Isle of Lewis. The main informants were Angus Gunn and his daughter Ann MacDonald from Dail bho Thuath/North Dell and Dail bho Dheas/South Dell respectively, who sang songs relating to Christmas and explained associated customs. They also told Carmichael stories about the temples found around Nis/Ness and about St Ronan. In addition, the notebook contains notes on winter customs,...
Dates: 1873

Story about sithichean [fairy hills] in Ness district, 27 October 1873

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW115/12
Scope and Contents Story about sithichean [fairy hills] in Ness district [Nis, Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis] and that they fell down when the fairies came out to hear 'ceol an t' Satain' [Satan's music?]. It adds that the fairies are also fir-chlis [the northern lights]. Carmichael notes that two other long stories were relayed one about 'Conn Dearg Torcal Oighre & Torc[al] Canallach [Conanach]' [MacLeods of Eòropaidh/Eoropie] and the other about how Rònaidh/North Rona was won and lost, but the details of...
Dates: 27 October 1873

Story about the MacLeods at Eòropaidh, 27 October 1873

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW115/10
Scope and Contents Story about the MacLeods at Eòropaidh/Eoropie, Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis, which states that the iron rampart was taken down from their house by Torcal Conanach [Torcail MacLeod] who lived at [Ullapool [Ullapul/Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty]], and that Torcal Oighre [Torcail MacLeod half-brother to the previous Torcail] lived with his father.
Dates: 27 October 1873