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Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Biographical note about Mr Aulay, collected on Tarasaigh/Taransay, stating that he was from Teolach Breinish [Teaghlach Bhrèinis or Brèinis/Brenish, Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis], that 'His father was Mur[chadh] mac Aonais ic Aulay and his mo[ther] Beace ni Eowin ic Fhearachair fr[om] MacLeods country in Skye' probably a Paton [An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye]. Mr Aulay is noted as being a minister at Cill-a-Bhanain [Cille Bhànain, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] and then in Harris [Na...
Dates: 9 July 1870
Scope and Contents Biographical notes on Aulay MacAulay and Tormod Clèireach [Norman MacIver], telling how Aulay MacAulay died in 1760 and that he was the son of Fear Bhreinish [Dugald MacAulay, Brenish, Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis]. There is a note of a daughter who left at fifteen years old although it is not clear if it is Dugald or Aulay's daughter. Aulay is noted as having three daughters. Also mentioned is a family member living with Aulay's brother-in-law Rev Mr Hamilton at Hoy, Orkney [Arcaibh]. Tormod...
Dates: February 1874
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, inscribed on the inside cover with 'Alexander A Carmichael Inland Revenue Lochmaddy N[orth] Uist 15/7 1870 Note Book No 8'. The majority of this notebook contains material collected on Tarasaigh/Taransay from the MacDonalds at Paible House, Mor or Marion MacQueen and Donald MacKinnon including notes on the island's archaeology, local history and geographical changes, with stories of how coastal erosion revealed burial sites and renditions of the...
Dates: 15 July 1870 to 19 October 1871
Scope and Contents Notes on the family of Rev Aulay MacAulay of Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris, that he had six sons, one of whom was a baker in London, 'Mr Coinneach' [Rev Kenneth MacAulay] was the minister of Harris, then Ardnamurchan and then Caladeir [Cawdor] and Mr Aonas [Angus MacAulay] 'is said to have been mi[ni]st[er] of his fath[er]'. 'Coin[neach] Mac Onachai (Morrison) wrote Lord MacAul[ay] with whose people he had a comhaltas [family relationship]. No reply.'
Dates: November 1873
Scope and Contents Song beginning 'Gu faod nar Fr. mo [cham] sin inse, Mun ghabh iad am ort us tu nad aide' which is composed of eighteen lines. The accompanying story tells how Iain Og Mharaig, son of Iain Sheilebost [Iain Òg Mhàraig/Young John of Màraig son of John of Seilebost, Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris], shot and killed raiders [possibly French raiders]. Carmichael notes that Rev [Aulay] MacAulay said 'Gheo thus lair anns am bi earbal' on hearing 'this panegyric'. On both folios written transversely across...
Dates: 11 July 1870
Scope and Contents Story telling how Mrs MacDonald of Taransay's great grandfather died leaving one son. The child's mother being ill and unsure if she would put him into the care of Mr Auladh [Rev Aulay MacAulay] leaving him 'mile marag (mark)' for the son's education. MacAulay sent him to Stornoway [Steòrnabhagh/Stornoway, Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis] for three years and then taught him Latin himself, thus faithfully carrying out his duties.
Dates: 10 July 1870
Story about Mr Aulaidh and the fugitive [Bonnie Prince Charlie] and family history notes, November 1873
Scope and Contents Story about Mr Aulaidh [Rev Aulay MacAulay] and how he and a Macleod from Loscinntire [Losgaintir/Luskentyre, Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris] went to Scalpay [Scalpaigh] and their big dog nearly found 'the fugitive' [Bonnie Prince Charlie] but were prevented from doing so by Donl mac Iain oig [Dòmhnall mac Iain Òig or Donald Campbell], who was armed with a sword. The family history notes state that Kenneth MacAulay [son of Aulay] was also the minister on Harris before he went to Achantine,...
Dates: November 1873
Scope and Contents Story about Mr Aulay being stranded on Pabby [Pabaigh/Pabbay] because he had gone there to preach on a Sunday evening with the intention of returning that evening but ended up preaching for seven successive Sundays before he was able to return.
Dates: 11 July 1870
Story about pro- and anti-Jacobites in one MacLeod family and biographical details about John MacKinnon, March 1874
Scope and Contents Story about John Macinnon [John MacKinnon], Dirioscal [Dirascal, Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris] who used to take food regularly to 'Ua Ulladall [Uamh Ulladail/Cave of Ulladale] to old MacLeod of Bearn[araigh]. The old man Don[ald] was for the Prince + his son Norman against the Prince' [Bonnie Prince Charlie]. MacKinnon is noted as having been sent as an orphan to Diriscal with Calum mac Dhonuil [Calum mac Dhòmhnaill] grandfather of Malcolm and Mr MacAulay's gamekeeper, with whom he lived for...
Dates: March 1874