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Rural population

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = CW

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Gay Scotland, Issue 56, 1991

Identifier: GD61/10/2/58
Scope and Contents The cover reads: “The Realities of Male Rape”, “Gay Men’s Rural Project”, and “Sex at 16 – First Step to Equality?”This issue includes a report on the Crown Office’s instructions not to initiate criminal proceedings in “gay sex cases involving males age between 16 and 21 where consent is present”.It also includes: ACT-UP activism in New York; a report on a meeting with members of the Gay Men’s Rural Project; a feature on male rape; a youth section; articles and...
Dates: 1991

[Loose Correspondence], 10 Nov 1977 - 9 May 1997

Identifier: GD61/4/1/4
Scope and Contents This folder contains loose correspondence including letters from clients to befrienders, and letters from LGLS to members and potential volunteers. There is also correspondence from external organisations including: National Association of Young People’s Counselling and Advisory Services; the Scottish Minorities Group; the Department of Education; the Gay Outdoors Club; Catholic Marriage Advisory Council; Brook Advisory Centre; Edinburgh District Council; Strathclyde Gay and...
Dates: 10 Nov 1977 - 9 May 1997

Note about the people of Rona, 15 December 1885

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/306
Scope and Contents Note about the people of Rona [Rònaigh/North Rona] taken from John MacCulloch's The Highlands and Western Isles of Scotland that they are Roman Catholic, that each summer a boat is sent to Lewis [Eilean Leòdhais] to the Earl of Seaforth with 'the excresence of above thirty souls', something which the islanders 'exce[e]d[ingly] bewail'. Their annual payment to the Earl is 'some quantity of meal stitched up in sheeps skins and feathers of seafowls'. It is noted that...
Dates: 15 December 1885

Note on the 'ostiarij', 1886

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/310
Scope and Contents

Note on the 'ostiarij' [ostiarii or Iona's inhabitants] and that their name comes from their former office in the church [doorkeepers].They never exceed 5 or 8 in number from a male because of an act of misbehaviour committed in St Columba's time according to Dean Frazer [Dean John Fraser]. Also notes that Dean Frazer gave the governorship of the Isle of Man to Sacheverall and that the currach is still used in Wales.

Dates: 1886

Notes about the people of Baileandeor [Baile an Deòra/Balindore], 1892

Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/34
Scope and Contents

Notes about the people of Baileandeor [Baile an Deòra/Balindore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] suggesting that 'An Deora Mor Mac an Aba' was a 'Mac a Chombaich' [Colquhoun?] and that there was 'Ardanyle Leacain Mhic a Chombaich in Ardenny' [Airdeny]. Also that there are only four out of eighteen families left in Balindore.

Dates: 1892

Notes on deserted houses, archaeological sites and the geography of Tarasaigh/Taransay with accompanying sketch, 9 July 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/36
Scope and Contents Notes on deserted houses, archaeological sites and the geography of Tarasaigh/Taransay, describing the houses at Aoi [Uidh] which had been left by families who moved to Paible [Paibeil] including 'a nice box of a house in front with one chim[ney] & plastered' and their situation as being in a 'beautiful spot'. The accompanying sketch is of Clach an Teampuill which is on Croc an Teampuill [Cnoc an Teampuill] and noted are its dimensions, that it is made of grey granite and that its...
Dates: 9 July 1870

Notes on the population of Tarasaigh/Taransay, 8 July 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/21
Scope and Contents Notes on the population of Tarasiagh/Taransay, stating that Paible is the inhabited part and Rath the north township 'but no people now', that 'Aird-Mhanuis' [Àird Mhànais] is an island at high spring tides, and that good families came from Taransay including that of Cap[tain] Ken[neth] Campbell 'mac Alast[air] ic Coinnich ic Dho[mh]n[u]il[l] ic Iain Oig of Taransay' describing Captain Campbell as 'one of the most gent[le]manly men who ever live.' Campbell is said to have lived at Aoi [Uidh]...
Dates: 8 July 1870

Story about the population of Miulay [Miùghlaigh/Mingulay], 1867

Identifier: Coll-97/CW114/34
Scope and Contents Story about the population of Miulay [Miùghlaigh/Mingulay], probably collected from Roderick MacNeil, describing how three hundred years previously [c1560] MacNeil of Barra sent a boat over to the island during winter to see why there was a lack of activity. A man named MacPhie was sent on land to find out 'When he came to the houses which then stood on a rocky [Rua] N[orth] E[ast] of the present village he found all within dead.' On arriving back at the boat MacPhie was asked what he had...
Dates: 1867