Subject Source: SssScope Note: Created For = CW
Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents A list of ailments and cures for animal diseases including 'An Teas Broillein', 'An Fhearnach Fhirionn' 'An Fhearnach Bhoirionn', 'Bun Dearg', 'An Galar Tarsuinn', 'A Mhareac Shìth' and 'A Chairt Malamhant'.
Scope and Contents Archaeological and historical notes on Teampul na Trianaid collected from John Mac Innon [John MacKinnon], Carnish [Teampull na Trionaid, Cairinis/Carinish, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] including that it was built by Nin Mhic Dhuil Latharna [Nighean Mhic Dhùghaill, a daughter of MacDougall of Lorn] who went around building in different places to leave a name behind her. MacKinnon recalls seeing charred wood on top of the temple as a result of wood being burnt across Scotland in one night 'the...
Dates: 18 January 1871
Scope and Contents Cure entitled 'The Earnach' probably collected from Catherine MacLean, crofter, Naast, Gairloch, Ross and Cromarty [Nàst, Geàrr Loch, Ros is Cromba], for earnach dhearg and earnach ghlas [eàrna dhearg and eàrna ghlas, red murrain and grey murrain respectively]. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 11 September 1909
Scope and Contents Cure for cattle possibly collected from John Cameron, Borve [Borgh, Barraigh/Isle of Barra] in which water has to be taken from a stream which forms a march or [nach tra'adh] and at sunset or sunrise the person must go 'without an eye of man or woman' and place silver in the dish of water and sprinkle it three times on the cow. Text has been scored through in ink as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: September 1872
Scope and Contents Cure for 'falling sickness' [epilepsy] in which a 'famh' [mole] is held 'up above your breath till it dies - held up by the hind leg til it dies'. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: September 1909
Scope and Contents Cure for flux collected from Iain Friseal [John Fraser] Lochlait, Aberichan [Obar Itheachan, Siorramachd Inbhir Nis/Inverness-shire], in which braonan nan con [dog-carmillion] is 'taken like tea'. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: August 1909
Scope and Contents Cure for 'King's evil' [scrofula] using blood of a black cat. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: September 1909
Scope and Contents Cure for syphillis given as 'Sugh brist lus-nan-laogh and the Meacal' [the sap from bruised golden saxifrage and its root] 'ordered by' Father MacGregor, Iocar, South Uist [Iochdar, Uibhist a Deas].
Scope and Contents Cure for the removal of an awn from a woman's ear in which a woman from Cnocantorrain [Cnoc an Torrain/Knockintorran, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist]. An awn has become lodged in her ear at winnowing and her ear has become inflamed. All attempts to remove the awn have failed but on asking An Dotair Bàn [Dr Alexander MacLeod] for help, he makes her take snuff while he holds her nostrils and eventually the awn comes out landing 'some five feet away'. Text has been scored through as if transcribed...
Scope and Contents Cure for warts probably collected on the Isle of Barra [Barraigh] which reads 'Fuil cirein coillich will put away warts' [cockscomb blood]. Text has been scored through.