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Liursaigh South Uist Inverness-shire Scotland

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Note about Uamh Bheinn nan Caorach, 26 March 1872

Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/31
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Note about Uamh Bheinn nan Caorach describing its situation, that it cannot be entered and that it is 'a nat[ural] cave ent[erin]g fr[om] [the] sea at Liursey [Liursaigh/Liursay, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist]'.

Dates: 26 March 1872

Story about a young man keeping vigil over his mother's corpse, 29 January 1875

Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/122
Scope and Contents Story probably collected from John MacInnes, aged 70 years, Stadhlaigearraidh/Stilligarry, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist which tells of a young man whose mother dies but before she dies she makes him promise that he and only he will keep watch over her body. When the time comes he is very frightened and is unable to rest while keeping watch. The skipper of a passing vessel sees him and asks him if he has a Bible. He gives him a cockerel and a candle and advises him to put the cockerel on the...
Dates: 29 January 1875