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South Boisdale South Uist Inverness-shire Scotland

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Charm entitled 'Eolas Beum Sula', 14 October 1875

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW7/19
Scope and Contents Charm entitled 'Eolas Beum Sula' [Charm for the Eye], collected from [Margaret] MacIntosh, wife of Donald MacIntosh, tailor, South Boisdale, South Uist [Uibhist a Deas] beginning 'Cuiri mis an oba so ri m shuil'.
Dates: 14 October 1875

Note about two South Uist people who have Fenian tales, c1865

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW113/36
Scope and Contents Note about two South Uist people who have Fenian tales namely 'Mor Nic Illeathain - Baosdal mu dheas Brataichean na Feinne &c' [Marion MacLean, Ceann a Deas Loch Baghasdail/South Boisdale, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] and 'Aonas Donullach Gearradh na moine Duain Oisein' [Angus MacDonald, Geàrraidh na Mònadh/Garrynamonie].
Dates: c1865

Song entitled 'Donl Gorm Sleibhteach' and accompanying note, 26 May 1869 and 15 June 1869

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/42
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Donl Gorm Sleibhteach' [Dòmhnall Gorm Shlèibhteach] collected from Margaret MacIntosh, tailor's wife, Ceann a Deas Loch Baghasdail/South Boisdale, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist beginning 'Naill i a bho ho i, A ghrian si g eiridh'. The song is composed of sixty one lines which bear amendments and annotations in pencil. The accompanying note states that each stanza of the song should be sung four times. The informant heard this song and 'Mhic Iain Mhuideartaich Na Feill' [see previous...
Dates: 26 May 1869 and 15 June 1869

Song entitled 'Mhic Iain Mhuideartaich Na Feill', 26 May 1869 and 17 June 1869

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/41
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Mhic Iain Mhuideartaich Na Feill' collected from 'bean an Tailleir Donul Mac an Toishich' [Margaret MacIntosh or Mrs Donald MacIntosh, the tailor's wife], S[outh] Boisdale [Ceann a Deas Loch Baghasdail, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist], beginning, 'Nuair seacha tu sios an talla n ro fion, Stu nach tig a nios gun stop'. The song is composed of forty-five lines which bear annotations or amendments. The text has been scored through in ink and written transversely across the first folio...
Dates: 26 May 1869 and 17 June 1869

Song entitled 'Seathain', 26 May 1869

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/43
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Seathain' [Seathan Mac Rìgh Èireann - John the Son of the King of Ireland] probably collected from Margaret MacIntosh, tailor's wife, Ceann a Deas Loch Baghasdail/South Boisdale, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist beginning 'Huru na hurri bho horo, Nam fai[c]te Sea[thain] ag eiridh'. The song is composed of fourteen lines and has been scored through in ink as if transcribed elsewhere. The text is slightly obscured by another item having been written transversely across it also in pencil.
Dates: 26 May 1869

Story about Iain Iomarstach, 25 March 1871

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW119/14
Scope and Contents Story, probably collected from Patrick Smith, Ceann a Deas Loch Baghasdail/South Boisdale, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist, about Iain Iomarstach, the builder of Ciosmal [Caisteil Chiosmuil/Kisimul Castle, Barraigh/Isle of Barra] telling how he came to be banished to Mol don [Maol Domhnaich].
Dates: 25 March 1871

Story about the builder of Castle Chalavay, 25 March 1871

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW119/13
Scope and Contents Story, probably collected from Patrick Smith, Ceann a Deas Loch Baghasdail/South Boisdale, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist, about the builder of Castle Chalavay [Castle Calvay, Calbhaigh] telling how he was not Iain Iomairstach but an Iain from somewhere else 'who used to creach all vessels pas[sin]g & imprison people in the toll dugh'. He was said to have been killed by a woman who threw a stone at him from above.
Dates: 25 March 1871

Story entitled 'Aireamh Muintir Dhubhain' and accompanying note, 5 October 1865

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW105/7
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Aireamh Muintir Dhubhain' and accompanying story collected from Catrina nic Lachlain ruai [Catherine MacQuien] Clachan a Ghloip [Clachan na Lùib, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist]. The note states that John Smith in Baghasdal [Boisdale, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] has the story and that Patruig Smith [Peter or Patrick Smith] also has the story 'Sgeul Choise Cèin'. Text has been scored through perhaps indicating it has been transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 5 October 1865

Story entitled 'Mac O Croileagan Sgial Choise Cein' and accompanying note, 25 March 1871

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW119/11
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Mac O Croileagan Sgial Choise Cein' collected from Patrick Smith, S[outh[ Boisdale or Leth mhieanach S[outh] Uist [Ceann a Deas Loch Baghasdail or Leth-Mheadhanach, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] 'in his own house'. The story tells how.... An accompanying note reads 'Heard this tale from a Canna man 40 y[ea]rs ago [about 1830]. Does not know his name.'
Dates: 25 March 1871

Story entitled 'Sgialac Gas Gruaige' and accompanying note, 25 March 1871

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW119/12
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Sgialac Gas Gruaige' collected from Patrick Smith, Ceann a Deas Loch Baghasdail/South Boisdale, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist which tells how... The accompanying note states that Smith heard the story fifty years before [about 1820] from an old woman.
Dates: 25 March 1871