Cameron, Mary, 1829-1902 (pauper | Borve | Isle of Barra)
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael. Inscribed on the inside front cover is 'Alexander Carmichael, 32 Polworth Gardens, Edinburgh, 11/4 1901' [11 April 1901]. The text is written in both pen and pencil and all of it has been scored through, as if to indicate it has been transcribed elsewhere. The notebook contains vocabulary collected from travelling people, stories about St Columba, proverbs, hymns, stories about prophecy, some notes on birds and otters and cures. The majority of...
Scope and Contents Prayer beginning 'A Righ gach ros, Sa chas nach crion' probably collected from Mary Cameron, cottar, Borgh/Borve, Barraigh/Isle of Barra. Also, proverb written adjacent to the first three lines of the prayers which reads 'Cha'n fhacas muir nach robh tur cabhag oirre.'
Scope and Contents Prayer beginning 'Gui eag a machair ri Dia ri Moire' collected from Mary Cameron, sister of John Cameron, Borve [Borgh, Barraigh/Isle of Barra]. The prayer is composed of seventeen lines.
Dates: 16 June 1901