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South Uist Inverness-shire Scotland

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Charm entitled 'An Rua - Rose', 1883

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW87/16
Scope and Contents Charm entitled 'An Rua - Rose' for healing a reddened udder collected from Catherine MacIntosh, pauper, Staoligearry, South Uist [Stadhlaigearraidh/Stilligarry, Uibhist a Deas] on 20 May 1875, beginning 'Seall a Chriost a bhean s a cioch air at'. Text has been scored through in pencil.

Charm entitled 'An t-Eolas Foirbhein' and vocabulary note, 1883

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW87/14
Scope and Contents Charm entitled 'An t-Eolas Foirbhein' collected from Catherine MacIntosh, pauper, Staoligearry, South Uist [Stadhlaigearraidh/Stilligarry, Uibhist a Deas] on 20 May 1875, beginning 'Oba chuir Moire gheal gu Brìde' acting as a spell against the evil eye. There is a note on vocabulary within the charm and a list of related charms, which is written in with a different ink. The text has been scored through in pencil.

Charm entitled 'Eolas Ceartais' and accompanying story, 1883

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW87/17
Scope and Contents Charm entitled 'Eolas Ceartais' for justice collected from Catherine MacIntosh, pauper, Staoligearry, South Uist [Stadhlaigearraidh/Stilligarry, Uibhist a Deas] on 20 May 1875, beginning 'Tha mise g ionnlaid m'aodain'. The story tells how Iain MacGriogail [John MacGregor] recited the charm on his way to a hearing where he knew his enemies were and that they were against him. Before reciting the first part of the charm he scooped up water with his hands and splashed it on his face. Before...

Charm entitled 'Eola[s] Na Bui', 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW87/15
Scope and Contents Charm entitled 'Eola[s] Na Bui' for jaundice collected from Catherine MacIntosh, pauper, Staoligearry, South Uist [Stadhlaigearraidh/Stilligarry, Uibhist a Deas] on 20 May 1875, beginning 'Eir bhui'eadh eir dhui'eadh 's air dhubh earannan'. Text has been scored through in pencil.

Charm entitled 'Galar Fual' and accompanying note, 1883

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW87/19
Scope and Contents Charm entitled 'Galar Fual' [Gravel Charm] collected from Catrina Nicantoisich/Thoiseach Staolagearruidh, S[outh] Uist [Catherine MacIntosh, pauper, Stadhlaigearraidh/Stilligarry, Uibhist a Deas] on 13 October 1875, beginning 'Tha eolas agam eir a ghalar fhual, S eir a ghalas a ta buan'. The note states that the charm is repeated three times and that the 'the operator strikes with the palm of the hand the way of the water - that is slighe an uisge'. Text has been scored through in pencil and...

Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, 2 September 1870 to 7 October 1875

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW106
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael. Written on the inside front cover is '2/9 1870. Oban' and on the flyleaf is '[deleted: Twas] Friday 2 Sep[tember]. 1870. 12 noon from Ob[an]'. Folios 1-3r and 75r to 117v are blank. The text on folio 3v and 4r and 4v is written updside down and is later text (29 January 1875). The contents are in two distinct sections, the first being material collected on Lios Mòr/Lismore and the second being material collected in South Uist. Much of the...

List of four prayers or charms with details about where, when and from whom they were collected, c1893

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW126g/6
Scope and Contents List of four prayers or charms with details about where, when and from whom they were collected, the items being 'Urnuigh Chadail', 'Eolas an Tairbhin', 'Eolas Beum Sula' and 'Marking the Lamb'.

Prayer beginning 'Dhia bean[naich] an taigh san lar', 12 September 1890

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW1/8
Scope and Contents Prayer collected from Cath[erine] Macintosh, aged 60, Staoligearry [Stadhlaigearraidh/Stilligarry, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] on 16 September 1890 beginning 'Dhia bean[naich] an taigh san tam, Dhia bean[naich] an tigh san lair'. Text has been scored through in pencil as if transcribed elsewhere.

Song entitled 'Cailleachann Fhinn' and accompanying note, 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW87/13
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Cailleachann Fhinn' beginning 'Cha 'n i chailleach sin (1) na chailleach sin (2)' collected from Catrina Nic an Toisich [Catherine MacIntosh] bocag [pauper], Staoligearry, South Uist [Stadhlaigearraidh/Stilligarry, Uibhist a Deas] on 20 May 1875, and accompanying note which states that the song is about Fionn's twelve women and each one has a verse. Carmichael also states that 'The meaning of this is not very clear and I omitted to get explanations'. There are a few subtle...

Song entitled 'Euology on Mrs Drevir' and accompanying note, 25 December 1872

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/119
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Euology on Mrs Drevir' collected from Catherine Macintosh, Staoligeary [Stadhlaigearraidh/Stilligarry, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] beginning 'Failte dhuibh a cho[mh]lain thainig, Dh faisg a chonai'. The note states that Catherine is forty years old and 'at poetry all that time & she is greatly obl[ige]d to Mrs Dre[ver] for her munificence & kindness.'