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Story about fairies and ploughs at Canna, 5 May 1874

Identifier: Coll-97/CW111/86

Scope and Contents

Story about fairies and ploughs at Canna collected from Duncan Bàn MacLellan, Càrnan, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist, describing how men had left their plough irons at night at Canna, where there were fairies, and in the morning they were dressed.


  • Creation: 5 May 1874

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 20r, line 1 to folio 20r, line 6

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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