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Scope Note: Created For = CW

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, 14 November 1873 to 10 April 1875

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW111
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael. Of the ninety-three folios in the notebook, only twenty-two have been used.
Dates: 14 November 1873 to 10 April 1875

Notes and story about Naomh Moire [Maol-ruibhe], Naomh Brian[ain] and associated archaeological sites, 1867

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW114/74
Scope and Contents Notes and story about Naomh Moire [Maol Rubha], Naomh Brian[ain] [Brendan] and associated archaeological sites probably collected from Roderick MacNeil, aged 88, crofter, MiĆ¹ghlaigh/Mingulay. The notes describe Tobar Chal[uim] Chille [St Columba's Well] as a muddy spring in a small gully east of the lighthouse [Barra Head, BeĆ rnaraigh/Berneray] and how St Maol Rubha's day was celebrated on Berneray 'as long as any of the old friamh had rel[atives] buried in the Cladh.' St Maol Rubha had a...
Dates: 1867

Notes on working on La Naomh Bhrianein [St Brendan's Day], 1869

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW107/9
Scope and Contents Notes about working on La Naomh Bhrianein [Latha Naomh Bhrianain or St Brendan's Day] to the effect that Catholics generally would not work, while Protestants would.
Dates: 1869

Story about a man who went out on St Brendan's Day and accompanying note, February 1874

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW111/55
Scope and Contents Story about a man who said to his wife 'Theid mi fhein mar do chuil-bhac far nach fhai[gh] duine no Brianin sin' and went out to work on St Brendan's Day in consequence of which he became blind. The note states that St Brendan's Day is the first fortnight in summer and since that incident no man has 'put spaid or soc fo thal[amh]' [dug or ploughed] on Barraigh/Isle of Barra. Also notes 'The dog is kept run[ning] aft[er] sheep [chlipp[in]g] them + sorting them'. Carmichael records that St Barr's...
Dates: February 1874