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Currie, Donald, c1826- (crofter | Islay)

 Person

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, 1887

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW89
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...
Dates: 1887

Note about the birds 'croman fion', 'croman rua', 'corrghrieach' and 'crotach' [possibly snipes, heron and plover], June 1887

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/35
Scope and Contents Note about the birds 'croman fion', 'croman rua', 'corrghrieach' and 'crotach' [possibly red kite, hen harrier, heron and curlew] probably collected from Donald Currie, crofter, Ìle/Islay, regarding the best time to spot them.
Dates: June 1887

Story about a weather forecast, 6 June 1887

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/58
Scope and Contents Story by Alexander Carmichael at Claidville [Cladville], Ìle/Islay, in which Donald [Macunachy] [possibly Donald Maconachy or Donald MacMhurchy ie Donald Currie] correctly predicted the weather for the following day 'from the manner in which the clouds formed'.
Dates: 6 June 1887