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Story about the Nic Gillemhicheil [Carmichael] ghost, September 1870

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/44

Scope and Contents

Story about the Nic Gillemhicheil [NicGilleMhìcheil/Carmichael] ghost that she haunted the Glen faochan family by walking to and fro between her two tolamain [tolmain or burial mounds] wailing. When her voice was heard it was thought to herald the death of a member of the family who would say 'O its only NicGillmh[ìcheil] bhoc[d].'

Dates

  • September 1870

Language of Materials

English Gaelic

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.

Extent

From the Series: 117 folios ; 20 x 16.5 cm

Physical Location

5.07

Physical Location

folio 15v, line 1 to folio 15v, line 7

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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