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Song entitled 'Oran Si' and accompanying note, 26 May 1869 and 16 June 1869

Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/48

Scope and Contents

Song entitled 'Oran Si' probably collected from Penelope MacLellan, Ormacleit/Ormaclete, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist beginning 'Is fhasa bh uam fhein bonn Beinn eadara etc etc, Mach dhomhs mo chuilein caomh cairdeach'. The song is composed of fourteen lines and an accompanying note tells of the sighting of a fairy horse [?] by two sisters. The text contains a number of amendments and annotations in pencil and has been scored through in ink with the following written transversely across it 'B[ook] 2 P[age] [-] Trans[cribed] 16 June 1869 A[lexander] A[rchibald] C[armichael]'.


  • Creation: 26 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 29r, line 18 to folio 29v, line 15

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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