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Note about Gaisgeir, 9 July 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/38

Scope and Contents

Note about Gaisgeir [Gàisgeir/Gasker] that it is a small island where about thirty ewes are kept as they thrive on the many plants that grow there describing the sheep as 'extra fat weigh 80 90 & 100 lbs'. Lambs are often taken from there to Tarasaigh/Taransay but 'they wither & die'.


  • Creation: 9 July 1870

Language of Materials

Gaelic English

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 64 folios ; 19.5 x 23 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 9r, line 1 to folio 9r, line 5

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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