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Bernisdale Isle of Skye Inverness-shire Scotland

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Notebook of Alexander Carmichael, 1856-1880

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW109
Scope and Contents Notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael made up of three excise notebooks marked 'Journal', 'Account Current' and 'Bills Receivable'/'Bills Payable' and a single folio. The first book is marked on the front with 'Carbost June 13 1861 Alexander Carmichael' [Càrabost, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye].The second book is inscribed with the same text on the front cover and the inside front covers reads 'Alasdair A Mac 'Illemhicheil Cillendraisd, Liosmor' [Cill Anndrais/Killandrist, Lios...
Dates: 1856-1880

Song and story about the tacksman of Bernisdale, Skye by Gille na Ciotaig, 1877

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW108/78
Scope and Contents Song beginning 'Bod[ach] Bhearnasdail an Unais Innis' about the tacksman of Bernisdale [Bearnasdail/An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye] by 'Gille na Ciotaig' and composed of sixteen lines. The accompanying story is also given. The story tells of how Gille na Ciotaig, from South Uist [Uibhist a Deas] had his pony impounded by the tacksman of Bernisdale. He put half of the fine demanded of him on the gate of the poind and then sang 'Bodach Bhearnasdail'. The tacksman asked him to 'take back his...
Dates: 1877

Story about Gille na Ciotaig and accompanying song 'Bodach Bhearnasdail', 1877

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW108/81
Scope and Contents Fair copy of a story entitled 'Gille Na Ciotaig' about a poet, related to Lord MacDonald who was originally from North Uist but who had to go and live in South Uist [Uibhist a Deas] because he had satirised the proprietor in North Uist [Uibhist a Tuath] for 'some act of oppression'. He travelled with his horse all around the Highlands and Islands and once when visiting a friend in Bearnasdail [Bernisdale, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye] his horse got loose and ended up in the corn of the...
Dates: 1877

Story entitled 'Mac Shir Eoghan Lochial agus Mac Sir Lundrum an Eireann', 31 January 1861

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW109/15
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Mac Shir Eoghan Lochial agus Mac Sir Lundrum an Eireann' [or 'Mac Shir Eothain Lochiall agus Mac Iarl Anntruim an Eirinn'] [The son of Sir Ewen Cameron of Lochiel and the son of the Earl of Antrim in Ireland] collected from Aoghnas [Aonghas] Peton [Angus Beaton] Bearnasdal, [Bearnasdail/Bernisdale, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye]. The story tells how Sir Ewen's son heard of a beautiful young woman who lived near Edinburgh and despite his father's warning that it would be...
Dates: 31 January 1861