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Subject Source: Sss
Scope Note: Created For = CW

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Story entitled 'A Bhean Nighe' about a fairy washer-woman, 1891

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW108/146
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'A Bhean Nighe' about a washer-woman encountered at Lochan Dubh na Beinne by Iain Bàn Tàillear. He seizes her by her left hand and demands wealth which she grants but asks why he did not ask for children his response to which is to ask for them too but she says no and that he will never have an heir. Everything happens as the washer-woman predicted. He asks what she is washing and she tells him that she is washing the shirts of people who will drown this year in North Tolsta...
Dates: 1891