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Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 99 Collections and/or Records:

Phrase which reads 'Nighean-dugh na suidhe', c1865

Identifier: Coll-97/CW113/32
Scope and Contents Phrase which reads 'Nighean-dugh na suidhe = The last daughter who gets married in the house.' The text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: c1865

Poem beginning 'Mhealladh Admamh le 'mhnaoi', 1885

Identifier: Coll-97/CW87/32
Scope and Contents Poem beginning 'Mhealladh Adhamh le 'mhnaoi' citing biblical characters who deceived their wives.
Dates: 1885

Poem beginning 'Na bi gearranach fo chrois', June 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/221
Scope and Contents Poem beginning 'Na bi gearranach fo chrois, Fala socair le copan lan' with an accompanying note which states that it was composed by Clanranald to his bride.
Dates: June 1887

Poem/Song entitled 'Tochra Na Mnatha' and accompanying story, 1885

Identifier: Coll-97/CW87/58
Scope and Contents Poem/Song entitled 'Tochra Na Mnatha' collected from Fionnladh nan Gobhar, cattleman, Grogearry, South Uist [Groigearraidh/Grogarry, Uibhist a Deas] beginning 'Nuair a theid mo bhean an bhuaile' and accompanying story which tells how the husband in the song was 'demurring as to the amount of tochar [dowry] he got with his wife'.
Dates: 1885

Res.4.3 Female resident, age unknown, married, corporation tenant, female interviewer, 8 September 1961

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/4/3
Scope and Contents Topics discussed include: Family; employment.Family: INTVEE is in a strained marriage. Recounts a visit from her ex mother-in-law whom she had not see for many years. They had a wonderful time, she was puzzled however as she had been weepy and upset for a week or so after. Her husband has been behaving more kindly towards her as a result.Employment: INTVEE has begun a part time job in the evenings and is enjoying the companionship of other women. The family have recently purchased a...
Dates: Other: 8 September 1961

Res.1.12 Female resident, 86 yrs, married, corporation tenant, female interviewer, 6 February 1961

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/1/12
Scope and Contents INTVEE lives with her husband in a ground floor flat in a small tenement block of six flats surrounded by semi-detached houses which INTVER thinks are mainly privately owned. They have no family and have lived in their house for 20 years. She was born in Leith and her husband was born in Ireland. Her husband was made to retire at 65yrs but would have liked to have stayed on. He felt embarrassed at being an able bodied man out in the street during the day. INTVEE had not worked since she married...
Dates: Other: 6 February 1961

Res.1.18 Female resident, late thirties, married, corporation tenant, female interviewer, 24 February 1961

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/1/18
Scope and Contents Topics discussed include: Neighbourhood and housing including Craigmillar; family life; schooling and behaviour.Neighbourhood and Housing: INTVEE was married at 19 years, described by INTVER as a hard discplinarian but not lacking in affection. She had been brought up in a single end in Leith along with five siblings and so appreciates the space in her new home in Muirhouse. Previously had lived in Craigmillar but found the inhabitants rough and wild, too many broken windows and fights....
Dates: Other: 24 February 1961

Res.3.13 Female resident, c.40 yrs, married, corporation tenant, female interviewer, 5 June 1961

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/3/13
Scope and Contents INTVEE was first occupier of her flat, moving in in 1947. There was nothing to the west of her block, unmade road, no shops, no school. When asked about settling in she is quoted as saying "Oh I cried every night for weeks", but INTVER says the only reasons she gives for this is being pregnant at the time and the handles on the doors falling off. Only one of the families apart from her own is still there out of the original six. Two went back to the areas they came from. She says the other five...
Dates: Other: 5 June 1961

Res.4.16 Female resident, age unknown, married, corporation tenant, female interviewer, 4 October 1961

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/4/16
Scope and Contents Summary includes brief description of house interior. Topics discussed include: Accommodation; unemployment; neighbours.Acommodation: INTVEE and family are tenants in a cottage type house, previous tenants had been evicted and the house was in a shocking state despite the Corporation carrying out cleaning and repairs.Unemployment: During the interview INTVEE became upset about her husband's imprisonment for theft and subsequent inability to find work. She showed much anxiety about the...
Dates: Other: 4 October 1961