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Song beginning 'Chuala mi do gheadh sa bhin'ach', 22 May 1869 and 16 June 1869

Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/28

Scope and Contents

Song collected from Mairi Dhonullach niean Ruarai Chaluim [Mary MacDonald], aged about 28 years, MiĆ¹ghlaigh/Mingulay beginning 'Chuala mi do gheadh sa bhin'ach, hoa ri na hura bhi iu o'. The song is composed of five lines. The text has been scored through in ink and written transversely across it is 'B[ook] 3 P[age] [-] Trans[cribed] June 16 1869 A[lexander] A[rchibald] C[armichael]'. Also written transversely but in pencil and obscured by the ink transcription note is possible 'Oran Si[th]' [fairy song]


  • 22 May 1869 and 16 June 1869

Language of Materials

Gaelic English

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 64 folios ; 17 x 20.3 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 16v, line 12 to folio 16v, line 18

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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