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Household employees

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

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Fragment of the story entitled 'An Tuanach agus a sheachnar Ghillean', c1861

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW109/11
Scope and Contents Fragment of the story entitled 'An Tuanach agus a sheachnar Ghillean' [similar to folktales of 'The Extraordinary Companion'] probably collected from Ruaridh Camshron [Roderick Cameron], Carbost [Càrabost, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye]. The complete story can be found at CW109/2 folio 3v.
Dates: c1861

Fragment of the story entitled 'An Tuanach agus a sheachnar Ghillean', c1861

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW109/12
Scope and Contents Fragment of the story entitled 'An Tuanach agus a sheachnar Ghillean' [similar to folktales of 'The Extraordinary Companion'] probably collected from Ruaridh Camshron [Roderick Cameron], Carbost [Càrabost, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye] which can be found at CW109/2, folio 3v.
Dates: c1861

Fragment of the story entitled 'An Tuanach agus a sheachnar Ghillean', c1861

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW109/13
Scope and Contents Fragment of the story entitled 'An Tuanach agus a sheachnar Ghillean' [similar to folktales of 'The Extraordinary Companion'] probably collected from Ruaridh Camshron [Roderick Cameron], Carbost [Càrabost, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye] which can be found at CW109/2, folio 3v.
Dates: c1861

Fragment of the story entitled 'An Tuanach agus a sheachnar Ghillean', 1861

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW109/14
Scope and Contents Fragment of the story entitled 'An Tuanach agus a sheachnar Ghillean' [similar to folktales of 'The Extraordinary Companion'] probably collected from Ruaridh Camshron [Roderick Cameron], Carbost [Càrabost, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye] which can be found at CW109/2, folio 3v.
Dates: 1861

Incomplete story entitled 'Niean Gobha Ghriminis', 20 October 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/123
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Ni[gh]ean Gobha Ghriminis' collected from Donacha MacanLeallain [Duncan MacLellan], mason and crofter, Carnan, Iocar [Càrnan, Ìochdar, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist]. The story tells how a blacksmith in 'Grim[inis] sa Cheanna tua' [Griminish, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] was a good man with no family but a daughter. He had cattle on Beinn Lee [Beinn Lì] and one winter when the snow came he sent his cow-herd off to fetch his cattle. The cow-herd got all the cattle except the smith's...
Dates: 20 October 1870

Note about brogan or shoes in relation to servants, c1892

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/110
Scope and Contents Note about brogan or shoes stating that paidhir bhrog [paidhir bhròg] was a common item used in engaging servants and were 'part of the ways of the servant'. Carmichael refers to Buchan's [Buchanan's] 'Travels in the Western Isles' (see bibliography).
Dates: c1892

Note on units of measurement used on Tarasaigh/Taransay, 10 July 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/54
Scope and Contents Note collected from Mrs MacDonald, Tarasaigh/Taransay stating that the peck is still in use there, that she will keep to the 'cleac[hd]anean coir a bhann sa linn fhe[in]' for measuring, noting the relative quantities of the old peck at three gallons, and that the Lews [Lewis] peck was four gallons, something which Carmichael would have to check. Carmichael also notes that the customs for paying servants is the same in Taransay as it is in Uibhist/Uist.
Dates: 10 July 1870

Story about Fionn and the six servants and a vocabulary note, 1865

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW113/21
Scope and Contents Story about Fionn and the six servants probably continued from the story about Fionn and Gille Glas (Coll-97/CW113/14). Fionn was feeling very sad about Gille Glas, when an old man appeared and told Fionn that they would eat dinner together the next night and disappeared again. Fionn is very angry and insulted by this. Then he is approached by six different men each asking to be hired and so Fionn asks them what sort of work they are good at. The six men are in turn a good sea-captain, bowman,...
Dates: 1865

Story about Mr Aulay and accompanying family history notes, 11 July 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/72
Scope and Contents Story about Mr Aulay [Rev Kenneth MacAulay] and accompanying family history notes collected from Kenneth Morrison, Nisissi near Scarasta, Harris [Nisishee, Scarasta/Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris] telling how Morrison states that his paternal grandmother was a nurse to MacAulay and how his uncle went with him to Achateine in Airdnamurchan [Ardnamurchan, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]. Morrison tells how MacAulay argued with the people of Ardnamurchan and how his wife was 'a proud dame', citing...
Dates: 11 July 1870

Story about Sir Donald Campbell of Airds shooting a servant, 2 September 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/15
Scope and Contents Story about Sir Donald Campbell of Airds shooting a servant. While he was living at E[ilean] an Stalcair [Stalker Isle or Castle Stalker, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] Campbell had sent a servant to [Inver-] in a hurry but the servant returned so quickly that Campbell thought he had not gone at all and on seeing him crossing the stream shot him.
Dates: 2 September 1870