Benbecula Inverness-shire Scotland
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael. Written on the inside front cover is '2/9 1870. Oban' and on the flyleaf is '[deleted: Twas] Friday 2 Sep[tember]. 1870. 12 noon from Ob[an]'. Folios 1-3r and 75r to 117v are blank. The text on folio 3v and 4r and 4v is written updside down and is later text (29 January 1875). The contents are in two distinct sections, the first being material collected on Lios Mòr/Lismore and the second being material collected in South Uist. Much of the...
Dates: 2 September 1870 to 7 October 1875
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Duan an Domhnaich' [Duan an Dòmhnaich or Hymn of the Sunday] collected from Don MacAonais [Dòmhnall MacAonghais/Donald MacInnes], aged seventy four years, Baile gharbhai, Iocar, South Uist [Baile Gharbhaidh/Balgarva, Ìochdar, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] beginning 'Duan an Do[mh]n[aich] a Dhia ghil, Fir[in]n fo n[ea]rt Chri[o]st a chomhlan'. The song is composed of eleven lines. Written transversely across the text in ink is 'Transcribed into Book No III A[lexander]. A[rchibald]....
Dates: 21 September 1872 and 4 October 1875