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Note about Caibeal Cui-Chros-é and Colla mac Spéir, 12 August 1871

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/22

Scope and Contents

Note about Caibeal Cui-Chros-é and Colla mac Spéir collected from Daniel Macinnon [Daniel or Donald MacKinnon] Grin [Grithean/Grean, Barraigh/Isle of Barra]. The note describes the situation of the chapel as being 'fo bhonn na beinne bige on the south side of Beinn Eoligearry at Meallach' [Beinn Bheag Eolaigearraidh], that it is marked by a standing stone and that Colla mac Spéir built it but was also burned in it. Carmichael notes that it was referred to in Martin Martin's book A Description of the Western Islands of Scotland circa 1695 (London, 1716) on p. 92. Text has been scored through to indicate it has been transcribed and has 'MS [manuscript] p[age]27' written over it.

Dates

  • 12 August 1871

Language of Materials

English,Gaelic

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.

Extent

From the Series: 72 folios ; 12.7 x 20 cm

Physical Location

5.07

Physical Location

folio 12r, line 13 to folio 12v, line 13

Bibliography

Martin, Martin, A Description of the Western Islands of Scotland circa 1695 (London, 1716), p. 92

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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