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Inverness-shire Scotland

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 72 Collections and/or Records:

Place-name note about Bàgh Chlann Neill and accompanying story fragment, 13 July 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/89
Scope and Contents Place-name note about Bàgh Chlann Neill, that it is at Losaid at Bun at Sruth Obe [Rubh' an Losaid, An Struth, An t-Ob/Leverburgh, Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris] and accompanying story fragment which reads 'Some MacNeills lived here & when they com[menced] a creach they ran away & took their boat to le'.

Placename note for Loch-ceo-glais, c1892

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/84
Scope and Contents Placename which reads 'Loch-ceo-glais Loch ceoglais = Stack [lump]' [Loch Ceo Glais, Siorrachd Inbhir Nis/Inverness-shire].

Placename note for Uamh Fear Bhearnaray and accompanying story, 13 July 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/88
Scope and Contents Place-name note for Uamh Fear Bhearnaray [uamh Fear Bhearnaraigh] that it is 'where he his when aft[er] the downfall of the Prince' [Bonnie Prince Charlie] and that it is 'at Liùr and Leab an Amhaistear'. The story tells how he asked his servant for a gun while they were being pursued but the servant refused him the gun as there was 'only 1 ball left' and he wanted to wait until the enemy was nearer but Fear Bheàrnaraigh grabbed the gun and shot it anyway, breaking the oars just as the boat...

Poem entitled 'Briara Fhinn ri Oscar', 22 March 1867

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW114/15
Scope and Contents Poem entitled 'Briara Fhinn ri Oscar' collected from Do'ul mac an t-Shaoir Do'ul mac Dhouil ic Thearlaich [Donald MacIntyre], catechist, Aird, Beinn na faothla Uist deas [Àird, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] beginning 'A mhic mo mhic se thui[r]t an righ, Oscar a righ nan og fhlath'. The poem is composed of twenty six lines. MacIntyre states that he 'Heard this 60 years ago from an old man John Mac Aonais (Iain og mac Fhionlai) [John MacInnes] an Smearcleit Uist D[eas]...

Poem entitled 'Moladh Ghoill le Fionn', 14 March 1867 to 6 January 1869

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW114/5
Scope and Contents Poem entitled 'Moladh Ghoill le Fionn' collected from Donul Mac a Phie [Donald MacPhee], smith, Breubhaig, Barraidh [Brèibhig/Breivig, Barraigh/Isle of Barra] beginning 'Ard aigni Ghoill, fear cogai Fhinn, Laoch leothai lonn fulanach nach tinn.' The poem is composed of fifteeen lines and a transverse note written across the text reads 'Copy sent to the Rev Arch[ibal]d Clerk, Killmallie Manse Jan[uar]y 6th 1869'.

Prayer beginning 'A Mh[oire] iong[antach] mo Dhia', 2 October 1890

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW1/36
Scope and Contents Prayer collected from Mary MacDonald, Bohiuntan Mhor [Both Fhionndainn/Bohuntine, Siorramachd Inbhir Nis/Inverness-shire] beginning 'A Mh[oire] iong[antach] mo Dhia, Gabh thus curam dhiom'. Text has been scored through in pencil as if transcribed elsewhere.

Prayer beginning 'Dhia bean[nachd] an saogh[al] na bheil air uair', 1 October 1890

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW1/30
Scope and Contents Prayer collected from Isabella MacIntosh née Kennedy, aged 69, Inbhir Ruaidh/Inverroy, Siorramachd Inbhir Nis/Inverness-shire beginning 'Dhia bean[nachd] an saogh[al] na bheil air uair, S gach ni chi mo shuil na [laibh] mo lamh'. Text has been scored through in pencil as if transcribed elsewhere.

Prayer beginning 'Dhia coisrig an tai san ardach' and accompanying note, 1 October 1890

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW1/32
Scope and Contents Prayer collected from Isabella MacIntosh née Kennedy, aged 69, Inbhir Ruaidh/Inverroy, Siorramachd Inbhir Nis/Inverness-shire which reads 'Dhia coisrig an tai san ardach, S gach aon tha ga'ail tamh ann'. The accompanying note reads 'When put[tin]g on her clothes she says'. Text has been scored through in pencil as if transcribed elsewhere.

Prayer beginning 'Dia dh fhuasg[ail] air gach aon a', 2 October 1890

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW1/37
Scope and Contents Prayer collected from Mary MacDonald, Bohiuntan Mhor [Both Fhionndainn/Bohuntine, Siorramachd Inbhir Nis/Inverness-shire] beginning 'Dia dh fhuasg[ail] air gach aon a, ta an eigin mara no tig'. Text has been scored through in pencil as if transcribed elsewhere.

Prayer beginning 'Gum bean[naich] Dia taigh an teine san fhard[ach]', 1 October 1890

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW1/28
Scope and Contents Prayer collected from Isabella MacIntosh née Kennedy, aged 69, Inbhir Ruaidh/Inverroy, Siorramachd Inbhir Nis/Inverness-shire beginning 'Gum bean[naich] Dia taigh an teine san fhard[ach]'. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere. A double tick has been placed at the top of the page.