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Charm beginning 'Paid[ear] Nomh aon' and accompanying note, 6 September 1909

Identifier: Coll-97/CW117/86

Scope and Contents

Charm beginning 'Paid[ear] Nomh aon' and accompanying note collected from William Dingwall, crofter, Strath [Srath, Geàrrloch/Gairloch, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty]. The note states that the reciter keeps the thread in his mouth and he does not put knots in the thread as he does not believe in them adding 'He never did this to a brute beast - only to human beings'. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.


  • Creation: 6 September 1909

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Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 39 folios ; 20.2 x 16.5 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 20r, line 9 to folio 20v, line 12

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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