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Note entitled 'Marriage Customs', 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/341

Scope and Contents

Note entitled 'Marriage Customs' describing the way in which marriage preliminaries on Colonsay [Colbhasa] were conducted, with the two parties meeting on two hillocks on three occasions, each time getting closer to each other. If either party withdrew the withdrawing party paid the tocher [dowry] to the other.


  • 1887

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 1 notebook ; 17.5 x 10.8 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 99v, line 1 to folio 100r, line 12

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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