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MacNiven, Duncan, 1804-1895 (Donnachadh Phadruig | schoolmaster | Airds | Taynuilt | Argyllshire)

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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Story about the Ceathirne-Choill, 6 July 1892

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/2
Scope and Contents Story collected from Duncan Macniven, 'old schoolmaster', Cnoc na h-Aird, Taynuilt [Taigh an Uillt, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] about the 'Ceathirne-Choill' [ceatharnach-coille or outlaws] and how they were killed with a sword by Fear Bhail an deor [Fear Bhaile an Deòir, Baile an Deòra/Balindore] around an oak beam [sail dharaich] 'because they dwelt in the woods'. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.

Vocabulary note for 'Calpa na craoibh', 6 July 1892

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/5
Scope and Contents Vocabulary note probably collected from Duncan MacNiven, retired schoolmaster, Airds Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire for 'Calpa na craoibh' which is the trunk of a tree. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.