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Story entitled 'Christ on the Cross', 11 September 1909

Identifier: Coll-97/CW117/100

Scope and Contents

Story entitled 'Christ on the Cross' collected from Catherine MacLean, crofter, Naast, Gairloch, Ross and Cromarty [Nàst, Geàrr Loch, Ros is Cromba]. The story tells of how a female tinker [bana-cheard] fanned the flames of the fire which forged the nails used to nail Christ to the cross for which Christ cursed her and her descendants to travel for generations without finding peace or rest. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.


  • Creation: 11 September 1909

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 39 folios ; 20.2 x 16.5 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 24r, line 13 to folio 24v, line 7


Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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