Pabbay Harris Inverness-shire Scotland
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Archaeological notes and sketch plans of An Teampull Mor and Teampull Beag, Pabbay, Harris, May 1871
Archaeological notes and sketch plans of An Teampull Mor and Teampull Beag, Pabbay, Harris [Teampull Mhòire and Teampull Beag, Pabaigh, Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris]. The plans note the dimensions of the buildings and possibly their position in relation to one another. Carmichael describes the completeness and thickness of the walls and how the east end of the side walls 'bulge out very considerably'. He notes that, 'The building was got up inside boards as concrete cement is used now.'
Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael. Of the ninety-three folios in the notebook, only twenty-two have been used.
Note about archaeological finds in Pabbay [Pabaigh] and Berneray [Beàrnaraigh] that swords and a large key were found in the former but were now in the latter.
Note about gravestones, which are 'on end in sand on w[est] side of Cairnish bay' [Cairinis/Carinish, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] and tree stumps which are visible at low water on Pabbay [Pabaigh] which are two feet in diameter.
Notes about duns on Barra, Vatersay, Pabbay and Sandray [Barraigh/Isle of Barra, Bhatarsaigh, Pabaigh and Sanndraigh] including Dùn Mhic Rìgh na Sorach, Dùn Ultais and how it was formed, Dùn Bàn, Dùn Bharpa, Dùn Bhinidh and Dùnan Ruadh.
Story about Mr Aulay being stranded on Pabby [Pabaigh/Pabbay] because he had gone there to preach on a Sunday evening with the intention of returning that evening but ended up preaching for seven successive Sundays before he was able to return.