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Story about 'Màiri Bhoidheach', Mary MacQueen, 1877

Identifier: Coll-97/CW108/47

Scope and Contents

Story entitled 'Màiri Bhoidheach' about Màiri NicCuinn [Mary MacQueen] daughter of Reverend Alan MacCuinn [Alan MacQueen] son of Reverend Donul MacCuinn [Donald MacQueen], Taighearry [Tigh a' Ghearraidh/Tigharry, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist], who had a song composed for her by Alexander Stewart, school master at Baileanloch [Baile Loch, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist]. Mary 'took such a dislike to the man [Stewart] that she could never bear to hear the song'.


  • 1877

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 62 folios ; 23.5 x 19.5 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 15r, line 5 to folio 15r, line 20


A' Chòisir-chiùil (The St. columba collection of Gaelic songs), Part IV (Paisley) p. 85.
MacDonald, Archibald , Rev. (ed.) The Uist Collection - The poems and songs of John MacCodrum, Archibald MacDonald, and some of the minor Uist bards (Glasgow, 1894) p. 216.
MacEdward Leach and the Songs of Atlantic Canada,
MacKenzie, John, (ed.), Sàr Obair nam Bàrd Gaelach (Edinburgh, 1907) p.414.
Matheson, Rev. William, A Mhàiri Bhòidheach
Scott, Hew, (ed.), Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae Vol VII (Edinburgh, 1928 ) p. 191.

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