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Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 47 Collections and/or Records:

Story about 'Creag-mac-Righ', 18 September 1890

Identifier: Coll-97/CW1/23
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Story which reads 'Creag-mac-Righ about Ardenny where son of Alex[ander] II fell over rock' [Creag Mhic Rìgh both Airdeny both Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire].

Dates: 18 September 1890

Story about Cuiralain [St Cyril] and Torran nam Bàn, 1883

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/178
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Story about Cuiralain [Curalan/St Cyril] in which a child is stolen from him and he rides after the culprits and strikes them dead. Torran nam Bàn [Tòrran nam Bàn] is said to be the place where the women were struck dead. There are three stones there. Story was probably collected from Seonaid NicColla [Janet MacColl] [Glasdrum, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire].

Dates: 1883

Story entitled 'Creag Earnaig', 1894

Identifier: Coll-97/CW1/51
Scope and Contents Story written down by John Ewen MacRury, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula entitled 'Creag Earnaig' describing how Creag Earnaig got its name. The location is described as about two hundred and fifty yards north east of the Female Industrial School Torlum Primary School, Cnoc na Monadh/Torlum, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula]. The stones were once a Danish princess called Earnag, her son and midwife, who had been turned to stone by Earnag's wicked stepmother, who had followed her to Scotland, where she...
Dates: 1894

Superstition about 'Slioc at Cillchiarain', June 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/98
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Superstition collected from Peggie Nic Eachain [Margaret MacEachan], pauper, from Dail, Ìle/Islay about 'Slioc[hd] at Cillchiarain' [Cille Chiarain/Kilchiaran] that 'where she is all holed third the end of the world comes - Two holes thr[ough]out already'.

Dates: June 1887

Tippu's Rock, Bellary, [India], 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/2535
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Photograph of Tippu's Rock, part of a fortress, in India in the early 20th century.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

Two stories relating to the rocks and seaweed on Tarasaigh/Taransay, 8 July 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/33
Scope and Contents Two stories relating to the rocks and seaweed on Tarasaigh/Taransay, the first states that 'Clach-ultach at Mol-mircein [is] a long & per[pendicular] round granite pillar ...of old persons used to lift it' and describes how a young, strong lad from Caolas Scalpay [Caolas Scalpaigh/Kyles Scalpay, Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris] tried to lift it but let it fall and it broke. Noting that 'mircein' is 'a seaweed of the tangle kind', the second story tells how Capt[ain] [Kenneth] Campbell would...
Dates: 8 July 1870

Vocabulary list containing six words, c1892

Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/75
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Vocabulary list containing six words viz: Carran [plant], Caigeal [creek], Geiltean [fish gills], Tothan [moss], Sgeot [recess] and Ocrann [an eighth of a peck].

Dates: c1892