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Benbecula Inverness-shire Scotland

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 211 Collections and/or Records:

Prayer entitled 'Altachadh Leapa'', 21 December 1855

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW87/53
Scope and Contents Prayer entitled 'Altachadh Leapa' beginning 'Tha mise cur m' anama 's mo chuirp' collected from Donald MacDonald, crofter, Griminish, Benbecula [Griminis, Beinn na Faoghla]. The text has been scored through in pencil and has an addition made to the text also in pencil.
Dates: 21 December 1855

Prayer entitled 'Altachadh Leapa', 21 December 1885

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW87/55
Scope and Contents Prayer entitled 'Altachadh Leapa' collected from Donald MacDonald, crofter, Griminish, Benbecula [Griminis, Beinn na Faoghla] beginning 'Laidhidh mise noc, Le Moire s le Mac'. The text has been scored through in pencil and two additions to the text have been made also in pencil.
Dates: 21 December 1885

Prayer entitled 'Altacha[dh] Leapa', 29 February 1884

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/207
Scope and Contents Prayer entitled 'Altacha[dh] Leapa' collected from Alexander MacMillan, policeman in Edinburgh from Benbecula [Beinn na Faoghla], beginning 'Tha mise dol a lai[ghe] noc[hd]'. Text has been scored through as if copied elsewhere.
Dates: 29 February 1884

Prayer entitled 'An t altacha Leaba' and accompanying note, 28 October 1872

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/99
Scope and Contents Prayer entitled 'An t altacha Leaba' [An t-Altachadh Leapa or Beannachadh Leapa or Bed Blessing] collected from Archibald Currie, shoemaker, aged forty-six, Àird na Monadh, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist beginning 'Lai mis a noc le Muire le mac, Le mair mo Ri tha gam dhian o gach olc'. The accompanying note reads 'Said by most R[oman C[atholics] in lying down at night. Reciter said it since he was 15 y[ea]rs.' Text has been scored through in ink and written transversely across it is 'Transcribed...
Dates: 28 October 1872

Prayer entitled 'An Urnaigh Chadail', 10 September 1885

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW87/51
Scope and Contents Prayer entitled 'An Urnaigh Chadail' collected from Donald MacDonald, crofter, Griminish, Benbecula [Griminis, Beinn na Faoghla] beginning 'Tha mise noc/nis a dol a chadal'. The prayer is composed of nine lines. A number of additions have been made to the text in pencil and ink and the text has been scored through in pencil.
Dates: 10 September 1885

[Prayer] entitled 'Sloinnidh Brìde', 21 December 1885

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW87/54
Scope and Contents [Prayer] entitled 'Sloinnidh Brìde' collected from Donald MacDonald, crofter, Griminish, Benbecula [Griminis, Beinn na Faoghla] beginning 'Sloinnidh ban-naomh Bride muime Chriosda, Bride nighean Dughaill duinn'. Text has been scored through in pencil.
Dates: 21 December 1885

Prayer entitled 'Urni smal an Teine', 28 October 1872

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/98
Scope and Contents Prayer entitled 'Urni smal an Teine' [Ùrnaigh Smàladh An Teine or Smooring the Fire] collected from Archibald Currie, shoemaker, aged forty-six, Àird na Monadh, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist beginning 'Smal mis noc an teine, Mar a smal mhac Moire'. Text has been scored through in ink and written transversely across it is 'Transcribed into B[ook] III p. 186 A[lexander] A[rchibald] Carmichael Creagorry 4 October 1875.' [Creag Ghoraidh, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula].
Dates: 28 October 1872

Programme for the First Annual Soiree of the Ossianic Society of Benbecula, 1878

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW352
Scope and Contents Programme for the First Annual Soiree of the Ossianic Society of Benbecula, 3 May 1878, with Alexander Carmichael in the chair. Also includes the text of Carmichael's address (in Gaelic).
Dates: 1878

Prophecy about a battle at Aird-nan-ceann

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/145
Scope and Contents Story probably collected from Hector MacLeod, aged 85, at Caisteal Bhuirgh/Borve Castle, Lionacleit/Linaclate, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula of a prophecy about a battle to be fought at Aird-nan-ceann, which is between Caisteal Bhuirgh/Borve Castle and Braobh-fhaothail, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula. The story quotes the prophecy of Cainneach Oar [Coinneach Odhar or Kenneth MacKenzie].
Dates: 15 July 1870 to 19 October 1871

Prophecy about Benbecula by Coinneach Odhar, 6 February 1885

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/273
Scope and Contents Prophecy about Benbecula [Beinn na Faoghla] by Coinneach Odhar collected from Sorch[a] MacPherson, 'our excellent servant', 31 Raeburn Place [Dùn Èideann/Edinburgh]. The prophecy begins 'Aird nan ceann, Aird nan ceann, Is math liom fhein nach mi bhios ann'.
Dates: 6 February 1885