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Note about cairns used for resting coffins, 10 July 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/52

Scope and Contents

Note which reads 'The cairns between Trai Loscintir - 9 miles and Tarbert are erected by the people at the funeral where they sit down to rest. Families have no par[ticular] cairn for themselves.' [Tràigh Losgaintir/Luskentyre Beach and Tairbeart, Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris]


  • Creation: 10 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 14r, line 6 to folio 14r, line 9

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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