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Story about the sea at Kirkibost and Baleshear, November 1873

Identifier: Coll-97/CW111/4

Scope and Contents

Story about the sea at Kirkibost and Baleshear [Eilean Chirceboist/Kirkibost Island, Baile Sear/Baleshare, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] that there used to be a series of lakes there until the sea broke the divide and that houses were seen under the sea on the south side of Kirkibost.


  • Creation: November 1873

Language of Materials

English Gaelic

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 93 folios ; 20.5 x 13.2 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 3r, line 13 to folio 3r, line 17

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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