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Beads

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: External Id = sh 85012617,Created For = CW

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Note about rosary beads which reads 'Paidireanan & gri'eagan the Nuns had were get in Kirkibost', 3 January 1872

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/11
Scope and Contents Note about rosary beads which reads 'Paidireanan & gri'eagan the Nuns had were get in Kirkibost' [Eilean Chirceboist/Kirkibost Island, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist]. Probably collected at Gramasdail/Gramsdale, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula.
Dates: 3 January 1872

Story about a Bean Nithidh [washerwoman], January 1871

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/158
Scope and Contents Story about a man in Sgir Mhiongais in Skye, possibly Ruandunain [Minginis/Minginish, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye], who met a bean-nighe [washer-woman] who gave him a gri'eagag [griogag or bead] and told him that as long as he kept it he would be happy. This happened but one day his brother put on his vest for church and discovered the griogag sewn into the vest. He looked at it losely then raised it up but when he lowered his hand it had disappeared. It was never found and the man who...
Dates: January 1871