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MacPhee, Ann, 1847-1905 (or Ann MacKinnon | wife of Archibald MacKinnon, crofter | Carnan | South Uist)

 Person

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, c1868 to 16 June 1876

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW150
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael containing primarily songs and stories collected in Miùghlaigh/Mingulay, Barraigh/Barra, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist and Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis. The main informants are Roderick MacNeil or Ruairidh an Rùma from Mingulay and Penelope MacLellan of Ormacleit/Ormaclete. The bulk of the material from MacNeil relates to the southernmost islands of the Hebrides and covers topics such as bird-fowling, the island way of life, place-names,...

Notes on tools, crops and cattle, 28 May 1869 and 16 June 1869

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/63
Scope and Contents Notes on tools, crops and cattle including that Carmichael had got an 'ord bhairneach' from Aonas Mac Phi [Angus MacPhee or MacPhie] Càrnan/Carnan, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist which he had found among old ruins; that froisgeir was found out from Aird a vachair [Àird a' Mhachair/Ardivachar]; that Duncan MacLellan's wife['s] great, great grandfather used to distribute froisgeir and welks with a peck and that brisgeir used to be taken up 'most carefully' and how cattle were [driven to bogs and...

Song beginning 'Nail i bho ho i, thoir liom gin a hi', 28 May 1869 and 16 June 1869

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/62
Scope and Contents Song collected from Anna nic a Phi [Anna MacPhie or MacPhee], daughter of of Angus son of old Donald MacPhie, aged 22 years, Carnan [Càrnan, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] beginning 'Nail i bho ho i, thoir liom gin a hi, Nail i bho ho, Ghrian so g' eiridh' [Tàladh Dhòmhnaill Ghuirm or Donald Gorm's Lullaby]. The song is composed of seventy-three lines and contains a number of amendments or annotations. The accompanying story tells how Carmichael got an 'ord bhairneach' from Anna's father, which he...