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Rum Inverness-shire Scotland

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Placename note about 'An Cuillioinn', 7 August 1886

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/25
Scope and Contents Place-name note collected from Duncan Cameron, police officer, Lochaline [Loch Àlainn, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] which reads 'An Cuillionn Rumach the Cuillionn of Rum. An Cuillionn Sgitheanach = the Cuillion of Skye' [An Cuiltheann Rùmach, Ruma/Rum and An Cuiltheann/Cuillin Hills, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye]. Amendments have been made in ink to the spelling of 'Cuillionn'.
Dates: 7 August 1886

Song entitled 'A Bhean Iadaich' and accompanying note, nd

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW152/37
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'A Bhean Iadaich' beginning 'A bhean ud thall hùg ò, An cois na traghad hug o'. The song is composed of forty-four lines, set out as eleven verses of four lines each. The lengthy accompanying note states that the song is claimed by Eigg, Rum, Canna, Coll, Uist and other Western Isles, noting that the Uist version places the song at Aird-a-mhachair [Àird a' Mhachair/Ardivachar, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] and outlining the basic story present in all versions of the song.
Dates: nd

Story entitled 'Mac Mhuirich' and accompanying song, 29 January 1875

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/128
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Mac Mhuirich' probably collected from John MacInnes, aged 70 years, Stadhlaigearraidh/Stilligarry, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist. The story tells how MacMhurich is coming back from Rum [Rhum] when 'gille glas' asks if MacMhuirich will take him as far as Uist [Uibhist]. Reluctantly, MacMhuirich agrees exchanging some balast for the gille glas. En route water starts coming in so all are called upon to bale out the vessel but to no avail. The gille glas takes control of the steering...
Dates: 29 January 1875