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South Uist Inverness-shire Scotland

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Field notebook of Alexander Carmichael, 1864-1869

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW107
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael containing an essay entitled 'Bards and Bardism of the Highlands'; some notes on archaeology in Barra [Barraigh], Vatersay [Bhatarsaigh] and Sandray [Sanndraigh]; Fenian songs and poems; songs and poems relating to the MacDonalds; and a story entitled 'Prince Charlie's Pipe' mostly collected from South Uist [Uibhist a Deas] and Benbecula [Beinn na Faoghla].

Lullaby entitled 'Tri Talaidhean na h-Alba', 10 March 1869 to 6 May 1869

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW107/19
Scope and Contents Lullaby entitled 'Tri Talaidhean na h-Alba' [or Bràigh Loch Iall] beginning 'O bha ho na aoir i u o i ', probably collected from Peigi Robastan nean Alastair 'Ic Aulai [Peggy Robertson], Howmore [Tobha Mòr, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist]. The song contains twenty-three lines. The text has been scored through and a note reads 'Transcribed May 6 1869 A[lexander] A[rchibald] C[armichael]'.

Song beginning 'O haoirir i ho ho' and accompanying story, 7 April 1869

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW107/53
Scope and Contents Song beginning 'O haoirir i ho ho' and accompanying story collected from Peigi Robastan nee Nic a Leallain [Peggy Robertson née MacLellan] Howmore [Tobha Mòr, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist]. The story explains that the song was written by a young noble-woman who met a handsome fairy, who was on horseback. They talked until the middle of the day watched secretly by her sister. The woman ran away with the fairy, who told her that her brother and sister said they would kill him. They did kill him and...

Song entitled 'Na Tri Eoin Chruinne Gheala Dhiom', 10 March 1869 to 6 May 1869

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW107/18
Scope and Contents Song entitled and beginning 'Na Tri Eoin Chruinne Gheala Dhonn' collected from Peigi Robastan nean Alastair 'Ic Aulai [Peggy Robertson], Howmore [Tobha Mòr, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist]. One verse has been written over text in the opposite direction on folio 24r. A footnote reads 'Compose[d] by a jealous wrangling pair. Heard only once by the reciter when a girl. Never heard it again. This was in Morar [Mòrar, Siorramachd Inbhir Nis/Inverness-shire] at a wedding. Sung by a man.' The text has been...

Song entitled 'Oran Sì', 7 April 1869

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW107/54
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Oran Sì' beginning 'An caidreamh mo leanan falaich' probably collected from Peigi Robastan nee Nic a Leallain [Peggy or Margaret Robertson née MacLellan] Howmore [Tobha Mòr, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist]. Text has been scored through and over it is written 'Transcribed into No II Book p107 A[lexander] A[rchibald] C[armichael]'.

Waulking song beginning 'Heillean us ho ro', October 1870

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/3
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.