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MacQueen, Donald, c1795-1885 ([Donull MacCuithein] | cottar | Fernilea | Isle of Skye)


Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

'Fionnla Choinneachain Mac Na Bantraich' [Fionnlagh Choinneachain, the widow's son], c 1861

Identifier: Coll-97/CW422
Scope and Contents

Fragmentary piece (end) of the tale 'Fionnla Choinneachain Mac Na Bantraich'. Begins 'eir mo chois sin a mhic na bantraich.' Recorded from Donald MacQueen, Fernilea, Isle of Skye on 21 February 1861. Beginning of tale found at Coll-97/CW460.

Dates: c 1861

'Fionnlagh Choinneachain Mac na Bantraich' [Fionnlagh Choinneachain, the widow's son], c 1861

Identifier: Coll-97/CW460
Scope and Contents

Two versions of tale headed 'Fionnlagh Choinneachain Mac na Bantraich'. Both recorded from Donull MacCuithein [Donald MacQueen], 'Fearann-an-lea' [Fernilea], Isle of Skye. Pages numbered 1-22 and 37-50 combine to form one version, recorded on 1 June 1861. Note on p. 50 states that the reciter heard the story from a miller (Donald MacPhee] in Talisker, Isle of Skye. Pages numbered 23-36 are a version recorded on 21 February 1861, the end of which is found at Coll-97/CW422.

Dates: c 1861

Notebook of Alexander Carmichael, 1856-1880

Identifier: Coll-97/CW109
Scope and Contents Notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael made up of three excise notebooks marked 'Journal', 'Account Current' and 'Bills Receivable'/'Bills Payable' and a single folio. The first book is marked on the front with 'Carbost June 13 1861 Alexander Carmichael' [Càrabost, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye].The second book is inscribed with the same text on the front cover and the inside front covers reads 'Alasdair A Mac 'Illemhicheil Cillendraisd, Liosmor' [Cill Anndrais/Killandrist, Lios...
Dates: 1856-1880

Story entitled 'Iain Mac An Alabanaich (a dh'fhalbh a' Troantairnaish)', June 1861

Identifier: Coll-97/CW109/29
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Iain Mac An Albanaich (a dh'fhalbh a' Troantairnaish)' collected from Domhnull Mac Cuiein [Donald MacQueen], Fearan na leth, who learned it from the miller at Talamhsgeir [Fearann an Leagha/Fernilea and Talaisgeir/Talisker, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye] about 60 years previously [c1800]. It is a long tale which tells of the adventures of Iain the clever son of Raoghal Domhnallach [Ronald MacDonald] of Trotaranais [Tr├▓ndairnis/Trotternish, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle...
Dates: June 1861

The story of 'Fionladh Choinnachain' and accompanying note, c1862

Identifier: Coll-97/CW112/6
Scope and Contents The story of 'Fionladh Choinnachain' and accompanying note which states that the reciter, who is not named, 'heard the story from an old man Donull MacPhee [Donald MacPhee] who lived at Talamh-sgeir [Talaisgeir/Talisker, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye], a man the like of whom he never at all heard for Sgialacun [sgeulachdan or tales]. The reciter remembers only a mere fraction of what he heard'. The story was collected at Ferann-an-le [Fernilea] on 21 February 1862. The story is about...
Dates: c1862

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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