Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:
Custom regarding dust and ashes at New Year, that they should not be put out but be kept behind the door to [keep out the fairies] (text is unclear).
Customs written down by John Ewen MacRury, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula relating to cattle herding, describing how when herding cattle to or from the house a number of cattle were allowed to follow behind the herder to avoid the evil eye. Also, if someone praised the cattle, the herder had to praise the cattle even higher. Text has been scored through in pencil as if transcribed elsewhere.
Note about crotal [moss] that sailors never wear cloth made from it as it sinks if they fall out and that this sinking is the 'revenge' from the stones off which the crotal is taken.
Note about Dunbeag Gearrameanoch [Dun Beag, Gearraidh Meadhanach, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] that it is the 'largest among these'. Also notes that there is a house near it in which sometimes the ashes of the fire are blown about by the wind coming through the floor.
Note about the 'laogh alla' [the wild calf] that when the calf visited one was safe from harm, that it was rarely seen and that it had a beautiful low.
Note about the otter [dobhar chu] that the owner of a bit of otter pelt will be safe in battle and other remarks which are difficult to make out. The text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.