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North Rona Ross and Cromarty Scotland

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Story about the origins of Rònaidh and the place-name Leòdhais, 27 October 1873

Identifier: Coll-97/CW115/25
Scope and Contents Story about the origins of Rònaidh/North Rona that it was made from part of the Butt of Lewis, while Rìgh Lochlainn tried to drag the Long Island to Lochlann [Rubha Robhanais, Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis] dropping out of a creel, as did Sula Sgeir. It also states that the place-name Leòdhais/Lewis is connected to Rìgh Lochlainn and one of his two sons and France.
Dates: 27 October 1873

Story relating to Saint Ronan, 27 October 1873

Identifier: Coll-97/CW115/5
Scope and Contents Story relating to Saint Ronan probably collected from Angus Gunn, cottar, Dail bho Thuath/North Dell, Nis/Ness, Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis telling how St Ronan made his way to the island which became Roney [Rònaidh/North Rona] pursued by a wild beast. The story also relates that Ronan built a chapel on the island and that his two sisters followed him there.
Dates: 27 October 1873