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Customs relating to La Fheill Mìcheil [St Michael's Day], c1872

Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/117

Scope and Contents

Customs relating to La Fheill Mìcheil [Là Fhèill Mhìcheil or St Michael's Day/Michaelmas] including that 'glac churran' [load of carrots] was given to the lad who gave the 'culag' [piggy-back]; that wives were not allowed at the [horse] race; and that 'Struan Mìcheil' was made of 'glas[s] of whisky black carrowy yolk of egg'.


  • Creation: c1872

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This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 72 folios ; 12.7 x 20 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 45r, line 25 and folio 45v, line 14 to folio 45v, line 20

Repository Details

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