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South Uist Inverness-shire Scotland

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

Blessing for cattle entitled 'Rann Spreidh', 30 March 1877

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW108/38
Scope and Contents Blessing for cattle entitled 'Rann Spreidh' [Rann Sprèidh] beginning 'Siual beinn siual baile' collected from John Macinnes, Iain mac Phadruig, age 74, Staoligearry, South Uist [Stadhlaigearraidh/Stilligarry, Uibhist a Deas]. The verse is composed of eight lines. This text has been scored through perhaps indicating it has been transcribed elsewhere.

Blessing for cattle entitled 'Rann Spreidh', 30 March 1877

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW108/83
Scope and Contents Fair copy of a blessing entitled 'Rann Spreidh' [Rann Sprèidh] collected from John Macinns [MacInnes] Iain mac Phadruig, age 74, crofter, Staoligearry [Stadhlaigearraidh/Stilligarry, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist]. Poem begins 'Siubhal beinne siubhal baile'. This text has been scored through perhaps indicating it has been transcribed elsewhere.

Field notebook of Alexander Carmichael, 1874, 1877 and 1891

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW108
Scope and Contents Notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael containing songs, poems, tales, names, vocabulary and expressions collected in the Outer Hebrides [Na h-Eileanan an Iar]. The first part of the volume contains transcriptions taken as Carmichael listened to informants in 1877 while the second part appears to be copies of previous transcriptions of material collected by Carmichael and Rev Malcolm MacPhail in 1874 and written into the notebook in 1891. Amongst the material is a version of the lament...

List of songs and stories including a cure and rhyme, 29 January 1875

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/129
Scope and Contents List of songs and stories, probably the repertoire of John MacInnes, aged 70 years, Stadhlaigearraidh/Stilligarry, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist. In the midst of a list is a note which reads 'An lus mor = crocha na mna sith - good for rheumatism' and a rhyme beginning 'Diluain Dirdoin thig gruag'.

Sheiling rhyme entitled 'Rann Airi', 30 March 1877

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW108/37
Scope and Contents Sheiling rhyme entitled 'Rann Airi' [Rann Àirigh] beginning 'Cuiri mi n aire mach' collected from John MacInnes, Iain mac Phadruig, age 74, Staoligearry, South Uist [Stadhlaigearraidh/Stilligarry, Uibhist a Deas]. The poem is composed of eight lines. This text has been scored through perhaps indicating it has been transcribed elsewhere.

Sheiling rhyme entitled 'Rann Airidh', 30 March 1877

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW108/82
Scope and Contents Fair copy of a sheiling rhyme entitled 'Rann Airidh' [Rann À irigh] collected from John Macinnes [Iain mac Phadruig], age 74, crofter, Staoligearry [Stadhlaigearraidh/Stilligarry, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist]. Poem begins 'Cuiridh mi 'n aire a mach, Air bharra nan speach' and is composed of seven lines. This text has been scored through perhaps indicating it has been transcribed elsewhere.

Song beginning 'Bhì le bhì le, Ho bhilean ho bhò ', 30 March 1877

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW108/41
Scope and Contents Waulking song beginning 'Bhì le bhì le, Ho bhilean ho bhò ' collected from John Macinnes, Iain mac Phàdruig, age 74, Staoligearry, South Uist [Stadhlaigearraidh/Stilligarry, Uibhist a Deas]. The song is composed of thirty-two lines. This text has been scored through perhaps indicating it has been transcribed elsewhere.

Song entitled 'Laoi na h-Ighne', 30 March 1877

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW108/39
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Laoi na h-Ighne' [Laoidh na h-Inghinne] collected from John Macinnes, Iain mac Phadruig, age 74, Staoligearry, South Uist [Stadhlaigearraidh/Stilligarry, Uibhist a Deas] beginning 'Fhuair mi lean[nan] an chaideil, 'S mi gail fad am urnuigh'. The song is composed of forty lines and preceded and succeeded by the story behind it. The text of the song has been scored through perhaps indicating it has been transcribed elsewhere.

Song entitled 'Laoi na h-Innge' and accompanying story, 16 September 1890

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW1/13
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Laoi na h-Innge' collected from Iain MacPhadruig [Iain mac Phàdraig or John MacInnes, Stadhlaigearraidh/Stilligarry, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] on 16 September 1890 beginning 'Fhuair mo lean[nan] mi n chadail, S mi ga[bha]il fad am muigh'. The song is composed of twenty-three lines. The accompanying story tells how a gentleman's daughter fell in love with a poor man's son but were not allowed to marry so they eloped. A reward was offered for her return. Her lover brought her home...

Story about a young man keeping vigil over his mother's corpse, 29 January 1875

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/122
Scope and Contents Story probably collected from John MacInnes, aged 70 years, Stadhlaigearraidh/Stilligarry, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist which tells of a young man whose mother dies but before she dies she makes him promise that he and only he will keep watch over her body. When the time comes he is very frightened and is unable to rest while keeping watch. The skipper of a passing vessel sees him and asks him if he has a Bible. He gives him a cockerel and a candle and advises him to put the cockerel on the table...