Columba, Saint, c 521-?597 (monastic founder | Calum Cille)
Found in 50 Collections and/or Records:
Note about Iona and Saint Columba, 1886
Scope and Contents Note which reads "Hebraice dictur Iona" Adam[nan] Saint Columba left Ireland of his own accord - Scotia is not Scot[land] even tho[ugh] of old Ireland so Ui is now island'.
Note about St Columba's first attempt to build a church on Iona, 1886
Scope and Contents Note about St Columba's first attempt to build a church on Iona [Ì Chaluim Chille], in which the walls were put up during the day but fell down at night owing to the spirit of darkness. Oran or Oranus was sacrificed to stop this happening. Text scored through perhaps to indicate it has been transcribed elsewhere.
Note about statutes of Calum Cille and St Moluag, 29 August 1883
Scope and Contents Note probably collected from Donald MacColl [foxhunter, Glencreran, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] that there were [wooden] holy statues or images of Curalan [St Cyril], Calum Cille [St Columba] and St Moluag kept in the church on Cuirralan [Beinn Churalain], Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] which were destroyed by 'sgampeoran' [scamps] who came to a bad end as a result and that there was a castle on top of Beinn Chuirailain [Beinn Churalain].
Dates: 29 August 1883
Note about Tobar Chaluimchille, 15 August 1886
Scope and Contents Note which reads 'Tobar Chaluimchille at the [pen] coming out of the rock - exc[e]l[len]t water.' [Tobar Chaluim-chille/Tobar Chaluim Chille/St Columba's Well, Am Muile/Isle of Mull]
Dates: 15 August 1886
Note on Achlasan C[haluim]-Chille, 28 October 1872
Scope and Contents Note on Achlasan C[haluim]-Chille [St John's Wort/St Columba's Plant] probably collected from Archibald Currie, aged forty-six, shoemaker, Iocar [Ìochdar], Uibhist a Deas/South Uist describing how it is [collected] 'gun sire[adh] gun iar[raidh]' and 'is scraped ag[ainst] its bark and a crosgag (a ring) is made and placed in the bottom of the milk [boyne].' The note also describes the 'cneapag' which is made before the crosgag is made. Calum Cille [St Columba] is described as 'the best herd that...
Dates: 28 October 1872
Note which reads 'Cladh C[aluim] chille in Miuthlaidh', 1901
Scope and Contents Note which reads 'Cladh C[aluim] chille [St Columba] in Miuthlaidh' [Miùghlaigh/Mingulay].
Notebook. Untitled, 19th century
Scope and Contents An article by Donald Mackinnon on the literature of the Columban Church has been removed from its original source and glued into this notebook. Throughout the notebook, there are occasional handwritten notes accompanying pages from the article.
Dates: 19th century
Notes and story about Naomh Moire [Maol-ruibhe], Naomh Brian[ain] and associated archaeological sites, 1867
Scope and Contents Notes and story about Naomh Moire [Maol Rubha], Naomh Brian[ain] [Brendan] and associated archaeological sites probably collected from Roderick MacNeil, aged 88, crofter, Miùghlaigh/Mingulay. The notes describe Tobar Chal[uim] Chille [St Columba's Well] as a muddy spring in a small gully east of the lighthouse [Barra Head, Beàrnaraigh/Berneray] and how St Maol Rubha's day was celebrated on Berneray 'as long as any of the old friamh had rel[atives] buried in the Cladh.' St Maol Rubha had a...
Notes copied from The Life of Saint Columba by William Reeves, 1886
Scope and Contents Notes copied from The Life of Saint Columba by William Reeves principally in relation to the etymology of the placename Iona and stories relating to Saint Columba.
Place-name note for Crois-an-t suidheachain and Leapanan Chaluim Chille, 8 August 1867
Scope and Contents Place-name note probably collected from Roderick MacNeil, aged 88, crofter, Miùghlaigh/Mingulay for which reads 'Crois-an-t suidheachain. A place the priests had for perform[ing] div[ine] worship. Leapanan Chaluim Chille is close at hand.' Carmichael adds a reminder to 'See cross at Dunganich' [Dùn Gainmhich/Dunganichy Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula].
Dates: 8 August 1867