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Note about Tunga and native Barra people, 24 September 1972

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/97

Scope and Contents

Note about Tunga stating that it was built of masonry and that the MacNeils killed 'all the natives' [of Barraigh/Isle of Barra]. The last of these people was a man called Gillios who 'had the nature of the sitheachs & used to run into the holes like rabbits'.

Dates

  • 24 September 1972

Language of Materials

English,Gaelic

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.

Extent

From the Series: 72 folios ; 12.7 x 20 cm