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Cuillin Hills Isle of Skye Inverness-shire Scotland

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Placename note about 'An Cuillioinn', 7 August 1886

Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/25
Scope and Contents Place-name note collected from Duncan Cameron, police officer, Lochaline [Loch Àlainn, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] which reads 'An Cuillionn Rumach the Cuillionn of Rum. An Cuillionn Sgitheanach = the Cuillion of Skye' [An Cuiltheann Rùmach, Ruma/Rum and An Cuiltheann/Cuillin Hills, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye]. Amendments have been made in ink to the spelling of 'Cuillionn'.
Dates: 7 August 1886

Placename note for Bealach/Coire nan Uraisg, 1894

Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/191
Scope and Contents Placename note which reads 'Bealach/Coire nan Uraisg in the Cuchull hills.' [Bealach Coire nan Uraisg and Coire nan Uraisg, An Cuiltheann/Cuilinn Hills, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye]
Dates: 1894

Song beginning 'Gu d fhalbh an diu Cro-nan gobhar', 12 July 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/80
Scope and Contents Song collected from Kenneth Morrison, aged 80 years Coinneach mac Dhonnachai[dh] Nisissi, Harris [Nisishee, Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris] beginning 'Gu d fhalbh an diu Cro-nan gobhar, Dh'eug a Mhiseach sam Barra buinigneach na deo'ai[gh]'. The song is composed of twenty five lines. The accompanying note tells how he heard this song when he was young from an old woman in MacLeod's country in Skye [An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye]. 'She said she comp[osed] this herself when she lost her baidean...
Dates: 12 July 1870