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Easter Bohespic Blair Atholl Perthshire Scotland

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, August 1903 to July 1904

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW178
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, which he used to collect material mainly from a Mary MacRae, Dùnan, Letterfearn, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty, Ciorstan MacLean née Cameron, Leideag, Barraigh/Isle of Barra and Margaret Campbell née Stewart and her husband Andrew, tinkers at Bohespic, Siorrachd Pheairt/Perthshire. There are twenty folios the first fourteen of which contain text. Most of the material was collected from Mary MacRae, who sang several waulking songs and...
Dates: August 1903 to July 1904

List of vocabulary comprising tinker's cant, 27 July 1904

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW178/33
Scope and Contents List of vocabulary comprising tinker's cant, collected from Margaret Stewart, wife of Andrew Campbell, Bohespic, Rannoch, [Easter Bohespic or Over Bohespic, Raineach both Siorrachd Pheairt/Perthshire], including terms for people such as 'Gadie = boy, Gaozie = man'; terms relating to their surroundings such as 'Beis = wood. Stand in the beis = Storn in the beis - stopping in the wood'; and terms relating to everyday activities such as eating and drinking a number of which involve the word...
Dates: 27 July 1904

Remedy for rheumatism, 27 July 1904

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW178/34
Scope and Contents Remedy for rheumatism, probably collected from Margaret Stewart or Campbell, Bohespic, Rannoch, Siorrachd Pheairt/Perthshire which reads 'Black snail = Black pudding. Put in in (sic) pigin rua and put on top of oven and the oil rubbed to the pain for rheumatis[m]'. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 27 July 1904

Riddle entitled 'Puzzle' beginning 'Roughly sits on rocky', 27 July 1904

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW178/36
Scope and Contents Riddle entitled 'Puzzle' probably collected from Andrew Campbell, tinker, Easter Bohespic or Over Bohespic, Siorrachd Pheairt/Perthshire, beginning 'Roughly sits on rocky [Glorum] saw it' ending 'And put it in your pocket'. There are eight lines to the riddle. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 27 July 1904

Song beginning 'A drum a du a du a de' [A Diddle for a Tinker's Wedding] and accompanying note, 27 July 1904

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW178/35
Scope and Contents Song beginning 'A drum a du a du a de' [A Diddle for a Tinker's Wedding] and accompanying note probably collected from Margaret Campbell nee Stewart or her husband Andrew Campbell, Easter Bohespic or Over Bohespic, Siorrachd Pheairt/Perthshire. The song is composed of a four line chorus and four verses of four lines each. A vocabulary note explains the final line of the chorus 'Hurra the naikains waddin O' as 'Naikin = Tinker'. The additional note states that Andrew Campbell is a grandson of...
Dates: 27 July 1904