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Story about a yew tree and inheritance, September 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/30

Scope and Contents

Story about a yew tree on Bearnary [Bernera Island, Earra GhĂ idheal/Argyllshire] that it sheltered a thousand men or twelve boats and that the island was never passed properly from father to son.


  • Creation: September 1870

Language of Materials

English Gaelic

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 117 folios ; 20 x 16.5 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 9r, line 9 to folio 9r, line 11

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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