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'Fionnlagh Choinneachain Mac na Bantraich' [Fionnlagh Choinneachain, the widow's son], c 1861

Identifier: Coll-97/CW460

Scope and Contents

Two versions of tale headed 'Fionnlagh Choinneachain Mac na Bantraich'. Both recorded from Donull MacCuithein [Donald MacQueen], 'Fearann-an-lea' [Fernilea], Isle of Skye. Pages numbered 1-22 and 37-50 combine to form one version, recorded on 1 June 1861. Note on p. 50 states that the reciter heard the story from a miller (Donald MacPhee] in Talisker, Isle of Skye. Pages numbered 23-36 are a version recorded on 21 February 1861, the end of which is found at Coll-97/CW422.


  • Creation: c 1861

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This material is unrestricted.


22 pages ; 333 mm x 202 mm

Physical Location


Existence and Location of Copies

Microfilm: Mic.Dup.1192/3

Related Materials

See also Coll-97/CW422 . See also Coll-97/CW112, pp. 29-38 for a transcription of the version recorded on 21 February 1861.

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