Currie, Donald, c1826- (crofter | Islay)
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael probably while he lived at 31, Raeburn Place, Edinburgh, as this address is written in ink on the first folio. Written on the inside front cover but heavily scored is text which reads 'Mrs Malcolm MacLeod, [- Islay], widow of Mal[colm] MacLeod [Loch-]. The majority of the notebook contains material collected from Donald Currie, crofter, Ìle/ Islay relating folklore and natural history about the birds, fish, shellfish and animals found in and...
Scope and Contents Note about the bird 'Balaire-bothan' [white-breasted cormorant] probably collected from Donald Currie, crofter, Ìle/Islay, which reads 'Balaire-bothan larger than sgart [scart] - white spot on thigh'. Also includes a fragment of a song beginning 'Deoch do dh iarr balair bothair'.
Dates: June 1887