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South Uist Inverness-shire Scotland

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Song entitled 'Oran nan Caibeal', 27 May 1869 and 14 June 1869

Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/45
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Oran nan Caibeal' probably collected from Penelope MacLellan, Ormacleit/Ormaclete, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist, beginning 'Caibeal Chlann ic Dhuil, Sen gun duil ri fhaighinn'. The song is composed of seventeen lines and has been scored through in ink with the following text written transversely across it 'B[ook] 2 P[age] [-] Trans[cribed] June 14 1869 A[lexander] A[rchibald] C[armichael].' The text contains a number of amendments in pencil.
Dates: 27 May 1869 and 14 June 1869

Two stories about Raol mor mac ic Ailein, 20 January 1871

Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/152
Scope and Contents Two stories collected from Hector MacLeod, aged 85, at Caisteal Bhuirgh/Borve Castle, Lionacleit/Linaclate, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula about Raol mor mac ic Ailein [Raghnall Mòr mac 'ic Aileain or Ranald MacDonald of Clanranald]. The first story tells of a foster-brother of Nighean Mhic Neill came from Barraigh/Isle of Barra to visit her at Caisteal Borgh but unable to get across the ford he stayed at a shoemaker's house. In the morning, a miosgan ime was placed on the table and the Barrach...
Dates: 20 January 1871