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Stilligarry South Uist Inverness-shire Scotland

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 40 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

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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.

Charm entitled 'An Rua - Rose', 1883

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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

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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

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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

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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...

Custom for making a mare retain a foal, 26 May 1869

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/50
Scope and Contents Custom probably collected from Penelope MacLellan, Ormacleit/Ormaclete, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist which reads 'Going 3 times southwise of the cladh [graveyard] made a mare retain her foal, and this was done to all the mares in Uist [Uibhist]. Also notes that that Clann Mhuirich had a tearmad or sanctuary, which meant that when someone reached Clachan Staoligeary [Clachan Stadhlaigearraidh] they were safe.

Family history and story about Clanvurich Staoligeary and accompanying verse, 29 October 1872

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/104
Scope and Contents Family history and story about Clanvurich [Clann Mhuirich] Staoligeary [Stadhlaigearraidh/Stilligarry, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] probably collected from Angus Currie, pauper, Iocar [Ìochdar] describing the different lands held by different generations of the clan up until they lost Stadhlaigearraidh as the seventeenth generation to have lived there over three hundred and sixty years. The name of the last member of the clan to hold it was Niall mac Lachlain ioc Neill ioc Dhonil [Niall mac...

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...