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Note relating to Iain mac Odrum [John MacCodrum], November 1873

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW111/18

Scope and Contents

Note relating to the MacCodrum family, to which John MacCodrum, the bard, belonged, including that the family were 'Oda[i]r nan ron' [Caisteal Odair of the seals] and that their land was in Griminis/Griminish, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist. John MacCodrum's patronymic is given and mention is made of 'Poul rua (Maclean) Houghge[arry]' [Hogha Gearraidh/Hougharry] that he was ''s motha is a mac Odrum' []. Across the text is written in ink 'Transcribed into No I B[ook] p[age] 196 A. A. C. [Alexander Archibald Carmichael] Creagorry 8 October 1875.' [Creag Ghoraidh, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula]

Dates

  • November 1873

Language of Materials

Gaelic

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.

Extent

From the Series: 93 folios ; 20.5 x 13.2 cm

Physical Location

5.07

Physical Location

folio 5v, line 13 to folio 5v, line 18

Bibliography

MacDonald, Archibald (ed.), The Uist Collection: The Poems and Songs of John MacCodrum (Glasgow, 1894), pp. iv-v

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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