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Buaile Dhubh Howmore (parish) South Uist Inverness-shire Scotland

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Prayer entitled 'Smal' [Beannachd Smàlaidh], 12 September 1890

Identifier: Coll-97/CW1/4
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Prayer entitled 'Smal' [Beannachd Smàlaidh] collected from Bean Raoil [Bean Raghnaill] Buaile Dhu, Iocar [Buail Dhubh, Ìochdar, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] beginning 'Ma smal mac Moire, Cuimirig Dhea & Mhoire'. The text has been scored through in pencil as if transcribed elsewhere.

Dates: 12 September 1890

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

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...
Dates: 10 January 1865 - 12 November 1870