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Scope Note: Created For = CW

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

Saying about hair colour beginning 'Aon fhear dha'n te dhuibh', 20 August 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/330
Scope and Contents Saying about hair colour beginning 'Aon fhear dha'n te dhuibh' collected from Neil MacLeod 'am bard'.
Dates: 20 August 1887

Sayings about [little] men, c1892

Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/82
Scope and Contents Sayings about [little] men which reads 'Tha easan co crosda ri bodachan sathaidh!'; 'Is measa am fear beag nam Fraigach!' and 'An la sloinne(?)'.
Dates: c1892

Song about Uamh-an-Oir, accompanying story and notes, 1867

Identifier: Coll-97/CW114/42
Scope and Contents Song about Uamh-an-Oir probably collected from Roderick MacNeil, aged 88, crofter, Miùghlaigh/Mingulay beginning 'Na minn bheaga na minn bheaga/theaga, Dol eir creagan dol sna creag' composed of thirteen lines. Uamh-an-Oir is described as starting at Cliata cliff and going under Barra to Gearragaal east of Orasay [Uamh an Òir, Cliaid, Orasaigh, Barraigh/Isle of Barra]. The story tells how five men went into the cave with dogs but only the dogs returned and they were hairless. 'The smith of Loch...
Dates: 1867

Story about a man swallowed up by the ground on Bearnaray, September 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/54
Scope and Contents Story telling how a man who was ploughing with two horses on 'isle of Bearnaray' [Bernera Isle, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] was cursing when he and his horses were 'swall[ow]ed up by the opening of the earth. The hole is pointed out still'. Also noted is that there is a carn at the end of Teampall.
Dates: September 1870

Story about caves, September 1872

Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/156
Scope and Contents Story about caves which reads '4 men ent[ered] Uaimh nam figeann Creaga Lauir 1 a piper had candles Sui Lanauir ex[tinguished] the candles. The dog came out hairless at Uamh Sloc-an-Duine Gearygal.' [Creag an La'uir, and Gearraidh Gadhal/Garrygal, both Barraigh/Isle of Barra].
Dates: September 1872

Story about the size of men in MacKenzie's regiment, 10 July 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/67
Scope and Contents Story collected on Tarasaigh/Taransay which reads 'When MacKenzie raised his Reg[iment] he had 1000 & only 3 were und[er] 6 f[ee]t many above this.'
Dates: 10 July 1870

Story entitled 'Aird bhea’aich', 15 August 1883

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/8
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Aird bhea’aich' collected from Donald MacGregor, Baile Garbh/Bailegarve, Lios Mòr/Lismore, about a man called Donald Dubh and his father, in which the 'troublesome' Donald challenges his father to hang someone and if he does not hang them he is to give 'the power of pit and gallows' to Donald. They encounter three men carrying a caber each from the forest and Donald insists that his father hangs one of them. His father tricks him by technically hanging one of the man but not...
Dates: 15 August 1883

Unidentified dissertation on the differences between angels, demons, and men, 13th-14th century

Identifier: MS 107/f. 70v
Contents This folio features a short dissertation on the differences between angels, demons, and men.

Writing This section is written in the same hand as the previous sections. It is late 13th-century Gothic.
Dates: 13th-14th century

Verse from 'Cailleach an dudain' beginning 'An toir thu do nighean domh Chailleach an dudain?', 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/344
Scope and Contents Verse from 'Cailleach an dudain' [Cailleach an Dùdain or Old Woman of the Dust Mill] beginning 'An toir thu do nighean domh Chailleach an dudain?'
Dates: 1887

Verse from the song 'Cailleach an Dudain', August 1883

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/119
Scope and Contents Verse from the song 'Cailleach an Dudain' [Cailleach an Dùdain or Old Woman of the Dust Mill] beginning 'An toir u do mian domh'.
Dates: August 1883