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An Cnoc Stornoway (parish) Isle of Lewis Ross and Cromarty Scotland

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, c1868 to 16 June 1876

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW150
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael containing primarily songs and stories collected in Miùghlaigh/Mingulay, Barraigh/Barra, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist and Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis. The main informants are Roderick MacNeil or Ruairidh an Rùma from Mingulay and Penelope MacLellan of Ormacleit/Ormaclete. The bulk of the material from MacNeil relates to the southernmost islands of the Hebrides and covers topics such as bird-fowling, the island way of life, place-names,...
Dates: c1868 to 16 June 1876

Fragment of a verse beginning 'Cuim tug mi cion don fhear ud' and accompanying note, 29 August 1868

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/5
Scope and Contents Fragment of a verse collected from Angus MacAulay, aged 82, An Cnoc/Knock, Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis beginning 'Cuim tug mi cion don fhear ud, Do Mhurchaidh mear mac MhicLeod'. The verse is composed of six lines. The accompanying note reads 'Stra[th] Leoid bet[ween] Ullapool &Catao[bh]' [possibly Bealach Beinn Leòid, Ulapul, both Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty and Cataibh/Sutherland].
Dates: 29 August 1868

Note about 'Cragan agus Suileag', 29 August 1868

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/8
Scope and Contents Note about 'Cragan agus Suileag' collected from Angus MacAulay, aged 82, An Cnoc/Knock, Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis stating that cnagain are made from clay beaten with a stick until it is 'tough and consistent' after which it is 'built up layer by layer like planking a boat'. Also a vocabulary note stating that a 'sgeip[is] a thing for souring cream'. Either a sgeip or a cnagan is noted as having been bought from John MacLeod of Paible [Pabail Uarach/Upper Bayble or Pabail Iarach/Lower...
Dates: 29 August 1868

Note about Eaglais na h-Aoi, 29 August 1868

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/4
Scope and Contents Note collected from Angus MacAulay, aged 82, An Cnoc/Knock, Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis about Eaglais na h-Aoi [Eaglais na h-Aoidhe] that it is the oldest church and burying place in the Isle of Lewis and is connected with St Columba. Also notes that John Wylie [built it], that he had a house in Stornoway [Steòrnabhagh] and that he was one of the people who had come from Fife [Fiobha].
Dates: 29 August 1868

Note about the MacAulays of Lewis, 29 August 1868

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/7
Scope and Contents Note collected from Angus MacAulay, aged 82, An Cnoc/Knock, Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis which states that the MacLeods of Lewis had the island first and that they were always feuding and raiding with the Morrisons.
Dates: 29 August 1868

Notes and stories on Clan MacLeod, 29 August 1868

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/3
Scope and Contents Notes and stories on Clan MacLeod of Lewis ['Clann 'ic Leòid 'ic Thorcuil'] collected from Aonas Mac Aulay [Angus MacAulay], aged 82, Croc na h-Aoi, [An Cnoc/Knock, Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis]. MacAulay describes how 16 or 18 members of the clan are buried 'under the stone at Aoi' [Eaglais na h-Aoidhe] having been killed by Iain Garbh in Iain Wylie's house in Stornoway [Steòrnabhagh]. The last of this clan was said to be a small crofter called Calum MacLeoid mac Thor[cuil] ic Leoid whose...
Dates: 29 August 1868

Vocabulary note for Cragan, 29 August 1868

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/6
Scope and Contents Vocabulary note collected from Angus MacAulay, aged 82, An Cnoc/Knock, Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis which reads 'Cragan = a Lews patera, Suileag Cragan a smaller patera Croc ='.
Dates: 29 August 1868

Vocabulary note for Taigh uairich, 29 August 1868

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/9
Scope and Contents Vocabulary note collected from Angus MacAulay, aged 82, An Cnoc/Knock, Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis which reads, 'Taigh uairich small house at end to keep fishing and [lines] tackle'.
Dates: 29 August 1868