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Loch Treig Kilmonivaig (parish) Inverness-shire Scotland

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Note about a curse on Loch Treig, 1 October 1890

Identifier: Coll-97/CW1/31
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Note collected from Isabella MacIntosh née Kennedy, aged 69, Inbhir Ruaidh/Inverroy, Siorramachd Inbhir Nis/Inverness-shire that a witch put a curse on Loch Treig and [so there are no animals there]. Text has been scored through in pencil as if transcribed elsewhere.

Dates: 1 October 1890

Proverb beginning 'Bogh dh iur Eas' and accompanying note, 6 July 1892

Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/4
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Proverb probably collected from Duncan MacNiven, retired schoolmaster, Airds, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire beginning 'Bogh[a] dh iur Eas[ragain], Sioda na Gaillbhi[nn]' and a note which reads 'He thinks Baile na Gailbhi - that the string came from here.' [Baile nan Gaillean is thought to be Dùn Chailleann/Dunkeld, Siorramachd Pheairt/Perthshire]. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.

Dates: 6 July 1892