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Taransay Harris Inverness-shire Scotland

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Family history note about Ann Campbell, 8 July 1870

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/26
Scope and Contents Family history note probably collected from Marion MacQueen, Tarasaigh/Taransay, about Ann Campbell [composer of the song Ailein Duinn] that she 'had a sister Barabra mar[ried] to Alex[ander] Mac Iain ic Leod'.
Dates: 8 July 1870

Fragment of the song' Ailean Duinn' and accompanying story and biographical note, 8 July 1870 to 10 December 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/11
Scope and Contents Fragment of the song 'Ailean Duinn' collected from Mor Nic Cuinn [Marion MacQueen], aged 79, Tarasaigh/Taransay beginning 'Ail[ein] duinn o hi shiul[ainn] leat, Hi ri ri a bho hi a bho'. The song contains ten lines. The accompanying story explains that Anna nic Dho[mhnuill] ic Iain [Anna Campbell] fell in love with Ailean but the remainder of the text has been deleted and is difficult to make out. Marion stated that her 'great grand father was the last MacCuinn of Oirisey Uist' [Orasaigh,...
Dates: 8 July 1870 to 10 December 1883