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Loch Seaforth Isle of Harris Inverness-shire Scotland

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Story about the sons of the Duke of Argyll and MacLeod of MacLeods eldest sons, 10 July 1870

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/50
Scope and Contents Story collected on Tarasaigh/Taransay about the sons of the Duke of Argyll's and MacLeod of MacLeod's eldest sons. The story tells how the two sons were together at the Royal High School Edinburgh [Dùn Èideann] or Edinburgh University and the Duke's son was being bullied by a sizable 'gille galda' [gille Gallda or Lowlander]. MacLeod's son stepped in to help the Duke's son but between the two of them they beat the gille Gallda so badly that he died from his injuries. The two fled to Dunvegan...
Dates: 10 July 1870

Story describing two lobsters caught by Donald Shaw, 10 March 1874

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW111/64
Scope and Contents Story describing two lobsters caught by Donald Shaw, Eilean anabruich, at Loch Seaforth [Eilean Anabaich and Loch Shìophoirt both Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris], amongst the details the first lobster is described as being three feet long and the second as weighing six and a half pounds.
Dates: 10 March 1874