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Taransay Harris Inverness-shire Scotland

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Family history note about Ann Campbell, 8 July 1870

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

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

Quote from Mor Nic Cuinn about comhaltas [fosterage], 8 July 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/27
Scope and Contents Quote from Mor Nic Cuinn [Marion MacQueen, Tarasaigh/Taransay] which reads, 'Comhaltas gu ceud s caird gu fichead says old Mor when prais[in]g Na daltachan.'
Dates: 8 July 1870

Song entitled 'Oran an Fhuadaich', 8 July 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/25
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Oran an Fhuadaich' collected from Mor nic Cuinn ni Choin[nich] ic Neill ic nNeill ic Cuinn Oirisy [Marion MacQueen, Tarasaigh/Taransay] beginning 'Ochadan a lagaich m eubha, S fheudar steid eir bheagan feuma'. The song is composed of seventeen lines.
Dates: 8 July 1870