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Creagorry Benbecula Inverness-shire Scotland

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 36 Collections and/or Records:

Song beginning 'Gheall mo lean dhomh sgial bheag', November 1873

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW111/33
Scope and Contents Song beginning 'Gheall mo lean[nan] dhomh sgial bheag, A ghean a meanghan goid'. The song text has written transversely across is 'Trans[cribed] into No II B[ook] p. 125 A.A.C. Creagorry 8 October 1875' [Creag Ghoraidh/Creagorry, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula].
Dates: November 1873

Song beginning 'Hi'm ba m bo chaileach', c1872

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/21
Scope and Contents Song beginning 'Hi'm ba m bo chail[l]each, Cuir an crogan du[bh] eir teine'. Text has been written over with 'Trans[cribed] B[ook] II p[age] 166 A[lexander] A[rchibald] C[armichael] Creagorry 8 Oct 1875'. [Creag Ghoraidh/Creagorry, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula].
Dates: c1872

Song beginning 'Ho bobarra dirdearra', 30 October 1872 and 5 October 1875

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/115
Scope and Contents Song collected from Aonas Currie [Angus Currie], Ardnamona, Iocar [Àird na Monadh, Ìochdar, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] beginning 'Ho bobarra dirdearra, Seach an stuirst'. The song is composed of sixteen lines and has a number of annotations. The text has been scored through in two different inks and wirtten transversely across the text is 'Transcribed B[ook] III p.199 A[lexander] A[rchibald] C[armichael] Creagorry 5 October 1875.' [Creag Ghoraidh, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula].
Dates: 30 October 1872 and 5 October 1875

Song beginning 'Oidhche dhomh san an tar leam', September 1872

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/93
Scope and Contents Song beginning 'Oidhche dhomh san an tar leam, An cuir nan oighear glana'. The song is composed of thirty-four lines. The text has been scored through and written over it transversely in ink is 'Transcribed B[ook] III p. 195 A[lexander] A[rchibald] Carmichael Creagorry 3 Oct[ober] 1875' [Creag Ghoraidh, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula].
Dates: September 1872

Song beginning 'S e mo ghaolsa nan Du'ach ghuiail-ion', c1872

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/20
Scope and Contents Song beginning 'S e mo ghaolsa nan Du'ach ghuiail-ion, Nach ro breabach s nach ro buailteach' probably collected in Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula. Text has been written over with 'Trans[cribed] B[ook] II p[age] 166 A[lexander] A[rchibald] C[armichael] Creagorry 8 Oct 1875'. [Creag Ghoraidh/Creagorry, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula].
Dates: c1872

Song beginning 'Sa bho dhu sin sa bho dhu', c1872

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/18
Scope and Contents Song beginning 'Sa bho dhu sin sa bho dhu, S ionan galar dhomhs is dhut' [Banachaig nam Bo/Milkmaid of the Cows] probably collected in Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula. The text has been scored through and over it is written 'Trans[cribed] No III p[age] 203 A[lexander] A[rchibald] C[armichael] Creagorry 8/10 1875'. [Creag Ghoraidh/Creagorry, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula].
Dates: c1872

Song beginning 'Thoir am bain[ne] bho dhonn', c1872

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/19
Scope and Contents Song beginning 'Thoir am bain[ne] bho dhonn, Thoir e gu trom s gu torrach' [Taladh na Banachaig or The Milkmaid's Lullaby] probably collected in Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula. Text has been written over with 'Trans[cribed] B[ook] II p[age] 166 A[lexander] A[rchibald] C[armichael] Creagorry 8 Oct 1875'. [Creag Ghoraidh/Creagorry, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula].
Dates: c1872

Song entitled 'Donnacha MacCuilcein' and accompanying note, 30 October 1872 and 5 October 1875

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/116
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Donnacha MacCuilcein' probably collected from Angus Currie, Àird na Monadh, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist beginning 'Se Don MacC[uilcein], Thug tuil eir gach sad'. The song is composed of twenty-four lines. The accompanying note states that the song was composed by 'Nin Donil ioc Cathain (Nic Mhuirich)' about Donnacha MacCuilcein [Duncan MacQuilken], who built the first mill in Uibhist/Uist, damming the water at Tobha Mòr/Howmore whereupon 'a great flood came & covered all the...
Dates: 30 October 1872 and 5 October 1875

Song entitled 'Duan an Domhnaich', 21 September 1872 and 4 October 1875

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/85
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Duan an Domhnaich' [Duan an Dòmhnaich or Hymn of the Sunday] collected from Don MacAonais [Dòmhnall MacAonghais/Donald MacInnes], aged seventy four years, Baile gharbhai, Iocar, South Uist [Baile Gharbhaidh/Balgarva, Ìochdar, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] beginning 'Duan an Do[mh]n[aich] a Dhia ghil, Fir[in]n fo n[ea]rt Chri[o]st a chomhlan'. The song is composed of eleven lines. Written transversely across the text in ink is 'Transcribed into Book No III A[lexander]. A[rchibald]....
Dates: 21 September 1872 and 4 October 1875

Song entitled 'Laoi Alast Dhuinn' and accompanying notes, 28 October 1872

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/95
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Laoi Alast Dhuinn' [Laoidh Alasdair Dhuinn] collected from Arch[ibald] Currie, aged forty-six years, Airdnamona Ioca[r] [Àird na Monadh, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] beginning 'Duisg a cholan as do chadal, S fhada n oiche noc gu suan duit'. The song is composed of eighty-six lines. The accompanying notes tell how Alasdair Donn was a Boisdale MacDonald [Baghasdal], who lived about five hundred years before and who was dead for twenty-four hourse, then rose, sang the song and then...
Dates: 28 October 1872