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Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Story about two men crossing Loch Etive at Runan carnan [Rubha nan Càrn, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] which quotes Iain Bhain, porter, as saying ' A little ban bird went up last night & s[aile]d between here before either of you'. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Scope and Contents Story about how Loch Awe was created probably collected from Duncan MacNiven, retired schoolmaster, Airds, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire. The story tells how [Bera] went away on a visit and having 'stayed too long' discovered on her return that 'the lid of the well was off + Loch Awe the result'. She then sang a song beginning 'A sniomh mo chuigeil'. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Story about the creation of Lochawe from a well and accompanying song beginning 'A sniamh mo chuigeil', October 1892
Scope and Contents Story collected from Mr Dugald Clerk, Duntanachain, about the creation of Lochawe [Duntanachan, Loch Obha/Loch Awe, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] from a well and accompanying song beginning 'A sniamh mo chuigeil'. The story tells how Bera, 'guardian angel of Cruachan' [Ben Cruachan] stayed too long on a visit to Neibhis, the herdess of Beinn Neibhis [Ben Nevis, Siorramachd Inbhir Nis/Inverness-shire], and on her return found that the lid of the well which she was to guard had come off and was...
Dates: October 1892
Scope and Contents Story about the sea at Kirkibost and Baleshear [Eilean Chirceboist/Kirkibost Island, Baile Sear/Baleshare, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] that there used to be a series of lakes there until the sea broke the divide and that houses were seen under the sea on the south side of Kirkibost.
Dates: November 1873
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Loch Utramal' [Loch Udromuil Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris] collected from John Morrison, ground officer, describing it as a large lake near Airdsleave [Àird Shlèibhe] where his father told him that during hard frost thick ice on the loch was broken right through and a pathway made from shore to island noting that it 'must have been made by animal 40 y[ea]rs ago'. The story also tells how a woman saw a strange looking animal moving among her cattle one morning, the animal was seen...
Dates: March 1874