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Sheadar Taransay Inverness-shire Scotland

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Geographical notes on An Rò'adh and accompanying story about hunting birds, 9 July 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/37
Scope and Contents Geographical notes on An Rò'adh near Siatar describing the natural arch there and speculating on how it was formed [Roagh and SheadarTarasaigh/Taransay]. The accompanying story describes the ravens' nests made of heather and seagrass at Raogh and tells how the shepherd who is with Carmichael had killed seven chicks that year and five fledglings the year before 'so the poor Beat[aich] has no chance of siol'. Carmichael compares Roagh to Sloc Rò [Sloc Ruadh] in Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist where...
Dates: 9 July 1870

Notes on deserted houses, archaeological sites and the geography of Tarasaigh/Taransay with accompanying sketch, 9 July 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/36
Scope and Contents Notes on deserted houses, archaeological sites and the geography of Tarasaigh/Taransay, describing the houses at Aoi [Uidh] which had been left by families who moved to Paible [Paibeil] including 'a nice box of a house in front with one chim[ney] & plastered' and their situation as being in a 'beautiful spot'. The accompanying sketch is of Clach an Teampuill which is on Croc an Teampuill [Cnoc an Teampuill] and noted are its dimensions, that it is made of grey granite and that its...
Dates: 9 July 1870

Story about a man murdered at sea and buried on Tarasaigh/Taransay, 8 July 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/22
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Story telling how a lintseed [linseed] ship came ashore at Trai-Sheir [Tràigh a' Shiar, Tarasaigh/Taransay] with a man murdered by the captain and he was buried at Siatar [Sheadar].

Dates: 8 July 1870