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South Uist Inverness-shire Scotland

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Field and transcription notebook of Alexander Carmichael, 1864-1867

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW113
Scope and Contents Notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael containing field and transcribed material. The notebook is inscribed on the front inside cover with the following: 'Scrap Book MS No1 Alex[ander] Carmichael (of Lismore) Inland Revenue Lochmaddy N[orth] Uist] 1864'. On the recto side of the fly leaf is written 'Angus MacDonald Staoinebrig tale teller' and on the verso side of the fly leaf is written 'Bought at Drew's Saint columb Cornwall this 17 day of Nov[ember] 1864 A. A. Carmichael p2/3'....

Song entitled 'Braon binn' and accompanying note, 10 January 1865 - 12 November 1870

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW113/4
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Braon binn' [Am Bron Binn or The Sweet Sorrow] collected from Iain MacLeoid [John MacLeod], crofter, Iocar [Ìochdar, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist]. The song begins 'Chunnaig righ Braitean na shuain, An aona bhean a b fhear smaigh fo'n ghrein' and is composed of forty lines. An accompanying note states that the woman in the song was a sorceress who made the king dream and she killed Sir Falaich. Carmichael also notes the name of Angus McInnes [Angus MacInnes], Smerclait...

Song entitled 'Lorg an Ogain', 13 January 1865 - 12 November 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW113/6
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Lorg an Ogain' [Seathan Mac Rìgh Beirbh or John, Son of the King of Bergen] collected from Aonas Mac Aonais [Angus MacInnes], crofter, Smearclait [Smeircleit/Smerclete, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] beginning 'Lorg an ogain seach an t-ath, Air ceum romhath tha ro-dhian'. The text has been scored through in ink and a transverse note on folio 10r reads 'Transcribed into MS Book No 4 page 7. 12 Nov[ember] 1870 A[lexander]. A[rchibald]. C[armichael].' Two annotations have been added in...

Song entitled 'Lorg An Ogain' and accompanying notes, 12 November 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW7/2
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Lorg An Ogain' collected from Aonas Mac Aonais [Angus MacInnes], crofter, Smearcleait, Uibhist a Chinne Deas [Smeircleit, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] on 13 January 1865, beginning 'Lorg an ogain seach an t-àth, An ceum rò mhath tha so shian'. The song has nineteen verses and was transcribed from [field] notebook number II, page 19. Additions have been made to the text in pencil and in ink. The note preceding the song explains that it is a story in which the Fenians try to find out...

Song entitled 'Lorg An Ogain' and accompanying story, c1875

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW112/74
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Lorg An Ogain' collected from Aonas Mac Aonais [Angus MacInnes], crofter, Smearcleit [Smeircleit/Smercleit, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] on 13 January 1865, beginning 'Lorg an ogain seach an t-ath, An ceum ro-mhath tha ro-dhian'. The song is composed of thirty-seven lines, two lines of which have been denoted as 'Fonn'. Pencil annotations mark the text into eighteen verses. The accompanying story gives the background to the song in which someone is stealing the Fenians' food while...

Story entitled 'Sgrios nam Piocach', 13 January 1865

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW113/7
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Sgrios nam Piocach' [The Destruction of the Picts] collected from Aonas Mac Aonais [Angus MacInnes], crofter, Smearclait [Smeircleit/Smerclete, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] which tells how King Kenneth [Kenneth mac Alpin] waged war on the Picts and killed them all. Carmichael notes 'Chual Aonas Mac Aonais so bho aithait - nis na fhior shean dhuine.' [Angus heard this from his father who is now a very old man.]

Story entitled 'Sgrios Nam Piocach' and accompanying note, c1865

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW112/16
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Sgrios Nam Piocach' collected from Aonas Mac Aonais [Angus MacInnes], crofter, Smearclait Uist D [Smeircleit/Smerclate, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] collected on 13 January 1865, which tells how King Kenneth [Kenneth mac Alpin] waged war on the Picts and killed them all. The accompanying note states that Angus heard the story from his father, who was an old man full of old stories.