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Work song entitled 'Beil a Chailleach Bhra', 7 April 1869 to 30 September 1875

Identifier: Coll-97/CW107/44

Scope and Contents

Work song entitled 'Beil a Chailleach Bhra' [or Òran na Bràth], beginning 'Beil a chaoil[leach] a bhrath'. The text has been scored through and a note reads 'Transcribed into Book No III page 53 30 Sept[ember] 1875 A[lexander] A[rchibald] C[armichael]'.


  • 7 April 1869 to 30 September 1875

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 68 folios ; 20.5 x 16.5 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 43v, line 5 to folio 43v, line 19

Related Materials



A version of this song appears on Aig Cridhe Ar Ciùil:
Macdonald, Rev A. and MacDonald Rev A., (eds.),The MacDonald Collection of Gaelic Poetry (Inverness, 1911) p. 334.

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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