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Norman, fl1887 ('Norman the Bank' | North Uist | Inverness-shire)

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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...

Story about a girl being bitten by an eel, June 1887

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/215
Scope and Contents Story, probably collected from 'Nor[man] the Bank', Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist, about a girl [Ish[bel] Diarmaid, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye] being 'cut to the bone' by an eel bite.

Story about gravestones being mistaken for grey lag geese, 1887

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/213
Scope and Contents Story about gravestones being mistaken for grey lag geese, in which a man by the name of [Captain Thomas?] Gray having mistaken gravestones at Clachan [Clachan na Luib, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] for greylag geese began to sketch them and make notes and continued to do so despite being told of his mistake by 'Norman the Bank'.