South Uist Inverness-shire Scotland
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 356 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Vocabulary note for 'Foiriche' that it is a 'mallet [supralinear: handle] for pounding barley for broth'.
Dates: March 1874
Scope and Contents Vocabulary note for 'Taruin-mhor' or 'stocks' and 'Piollaid' or 'pillory' collected from Hector MacIosaig [Hector MacIsaac], Kean Langabhat, Ìochdar [Ceann Langabhat, Ìochdar, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist]. Written over the text in pancils is 'Hector Mac Iosaig Kean Langabhat Ioc[hdar] 5 Apr[il] 1872 Friday See no.13 B[ook] p[age] 138.'
Dates: 5 April 1871
Scope and Contents Vocabulary note which reads 'An t-searbhag = Bitters'.
Dates: February 1874
Scope and Contents Waulking song beginning 'B'e sid an leana ainmeil, Hu ri hill hi riun' collected from John Macinnes, Iain mac Phadruig, age 74, Staoligearry, South Uist [Stadhlaigearraidh/Stilligarry, Uibhist a Deas]. The song is composed of thirty-seven lines. A couple of words have been inserted using a different pencil. This text has been scored through perhaps indicating it has been transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 30 March 1877
Scope and Contents Waulking song collected from Peigi Ròbastan [Peggy or Margaret Robertson], Howmore [Tobha Mòr, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] beginning 'Heillean us ho ro A Phiuar nan run, a bha tin'. The song has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: October 1870
Scope and Contents Work song entitled 'Beil a Chailleach Bhra' [or Òran na Bràth], beginning 'Beil a chaoil[leach] a bhrath'. The text has been scored through and a note reads 'Transcribed into Book No III page 53 30 Sept[ember] 1875 A[lexander] A[rchibald] C[armichael]'.
Dates: 7 April 1869 to 30 September 1875