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Baleshare North Uist Inverness-shire Scotland

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Field notebook of Alexander Carmichael, 1864-1869

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW107
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael containing an essay entitled 'Bards and Bardism of the Highlands'; some notes on archaeology in Barra [Barraigh], Vatersay [Bhatarsaigh] and Sandray [Sanndraigh]; Fenian songs and poems; songs and poems relating to the MacDonalds; and a story entitled 'Prince Charlie's Pipe' mostly collected from South Uist [Uibhist a Deas] and Benbecula [Beinn na Faoghla].
Dates: 1864-1869

Notes about John Stewart, Baleshare, North Uist, 23 March 1869

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW107/29
Scope and Contents Notes about John Stewart, Baleshare [Baile Sear, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] who had heard that Carmichael was searching for 'old things' and wanted to 'unburd[en] his mind' to Carmichael but never did although as Carmichael states 'I so often wished'.
Dates: 23 March 1869

Song entitled 'Na H-Iolairean', 23 March 1869

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW107/28
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Na H-Iolairean' beginning 'A Dhun dui sin ’s a Dhun dui' collected from Fionaghal nin Chalum Nic Leoid [Flora MacLeod], Baileshear [Baile Sear/Baleshare, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist]. Carmichael notes that Flora heard this from John Stewart at Baleshare who died in 1868 age 78.
Dates: 23 March 1869