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Badenoch Inverness-shire Scotland

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Charm against the evil eye 'Cron suil', August 1909

Identifier: Coll-97/CW117/67
Scope and Contents

Charm against the evil eye 'Cron suil' [sùil] beginning 'Mum bui[dhe] air do shùil' noted as being from Badenoch [Baideanach, Siorramachd Inbhir Nis/ Inverness-shire]. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.

Dates: August 1909

Story about the 'iolair charm', 1901

Identifier: Coll-97/CW110/10
Scope and Contents Story about the 'iolair charm' collected from Isabella Macdonald nèe Stewart 'from the Chisholms. Grandaughter of Hanna Chisholm and grandniece to Isabella Chisholm'. The story tells how her mother used the iolair charm and dogs to get her children, including Isabella, from among the deer at a place called Garbhath mhor between Lochaber and Badenoch. It also states that her husband nearly married again but that she got home in time to stop him. Carmichael describes Isabella Macdonald as 'a...
Dates: 1901