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Poolewe Ross and Cromarty Scotland

Subject Source: Local sources

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Story about John Francis Campbell speaking to a girl in Gaelic in Poolewe, c1892

Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/83
Scope and Contents Story telling how when a young John Francis Campbell lived in Pool House at Poolewe [Poll-iùbh, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty] he met a girl who was carrying seaweed in a creel. In Gaelic she said 'A Dhia nach robh thu posda agam!' [Lord! If only you were my husband!'] and was so taken aback when he replied in Gaelic that she dropped her creel and ran away and never went near the house again.
Dates: c1892