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Notes and story about the strand 'Mol na h-Aoi' and 'Mol na Hearadh', November 1873

Identifier: Coll-97/CW111/34

Scope and Contents

Notes and story about the strand 'Mol na h-Aoi' and 'Mol na Hearadh' [Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris] that there 'trees + riasg du[bh] sleamhain[n] du[bh] all over the strand at [very] low water' and how the places becomes 'black' when the swell carries away the sand and stones. The story tells how a man in Tarb[ert] [Tairbeart] built a vessel from timber taken from Mol na Hearadh and that the location of the Mol is 'the strand below Alin'.


  • 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 8r, line 24 to folio 8v, line 6

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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