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Neighbours

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

Found in 54 Collections and/or Records:

Custom and rhyme beginning 'Eimh iuch iuch, S a mhuir air chuth', 1901

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW110/85
Scope and Contents Custom in which a man going to the shore would call to his neighbours the rhyme beginning 'Eimh iuch iuch, S a mhuir air chrith'. The rhyme is composed of eight lines. Text has been scored through.
Dates: 1901

Proverb about envy and accomapnying story about Calum Cille's sister, 1901

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW110/94
Scope and Contents Proverb about envy which reads 'Sgoiltidh am farmad a chlach - Envy will rend the stone' and accomapnying story about Calum Cille's [St Columba's] sister. The story tells how Columba's sister was going to the sheiling with another woman. Calum Cille told her to put a stone in her sack and when the woman asked her what she had in her sack to tell her that it was cheese. The woman wondered why the cheese was so big and Columba's sister said that she would not make a small cheese without making a...
Dates: 1901

Res.1.3 Female resident, c.50 yrs, unmarried, corporation tenant, male interviewer, 16 November 1960

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/1/3
Scope and Contents Summary of a brief meeting to set up an interview with a female resident in a ten-storey block. INTVER discusses wanting to speak to various people, old and new residents to increase understanding of suburban living and to be able to feed information back to local services which might be of benefit to residents. INTVEE thinks it is wrong that they mixed people up in the district - put the rough with the smooth.
Dates: Other: 16 November 1960

Res.1.4 Married couple, early to mid twenties, corporation tenants, male interviewer, 16 November 1960

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/1/4
Scope and Contents INTVEEs live in a ten-storey block of flats. They are married with no children. INTVER describes the common vestibule as "scrappy looking, draughty and bare, the name board has an incongruous air of quality". The flat is described as "pleasantly deocrated in the modern style and well furnished with rugs and sitting suite and table and nice new wireless and 17" television. INTVER explains to the INTVEEs that the project aims to study the changing patterns of suburban life, life and work in the...
Dates: Other: 16 November 1960

Res.2.3 Female resident, age unknown, married, corporation tenant, female interviewer, 7 March 1961

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/2/3
Scope and Contents Topics discussed include: Living accommodation and furnishings; child-rearing; rent and hire purchase.INTVEE and family moved in at the end of the previous year having been on the housing list for about four years, two years before they were married - only one year prior to marriage is counted as qualifying time. She lives with her husband and 18 month old baby. The house has not long been completed and they are the first occupants. Their block houses twenty families in six flats over five...
Dates: Other: 7 March 1961

Res.2.6 Two married couples, early forties, corporation tenants, female interviewer, 17 March 1961

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/2/6
Scope and Contents Topics discussed include: Living accommodation; local amenities; neighbourliness; health.Living accomodation: Both families interviewed had been in the area about 8 years and are neighbours in a six-flat block. They complained of the damp present in the houses when they first moved in and of the low standard of work - washbasins and doors had to be replaced. Rents were 25/- when they moved in and were now 32/5. Fireplaces give out a lot of smoke.Local amenities: The local shops have...
Dates: Other: 17 March 1961

Res.4.1 Female resident, age unknown, married, corporation tenant, female interviewer, 8 September 1961

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/4/1
Scope and Contents Topics discussed include: Family; neighbours.Family: INTVEE talks of the effect of alcohol on her family and how it has got her children into trouble with the police. She also discusses her own anxiety, in particular her irrational fears about her youngest child not living to grow up. She herself does not drink "I don't like drink, but even if I did I could never take it; even if I let a drop of sherry pass my lips at New Year, I get all excited and trembly". One of her sons has recently...
Dates: Other: 8 September 1961

Res.4.5 Female resident, late twenties, married, corporation tenant, female interviewer, 15 September 1961

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/4/5
Scope and Contents INTVEE lives with her husband and two children. She and her husband are both Catholic. She is enthusiastic about Wardieburn but complains about the lack of playing space for children - they come home plastered in dog muck and cuts from broken bottles left in the long grass. She and her neighbour [also present] think Pilton Park lacks essentials for both young mothers and older people; until recently there was only one bench and OAPs would run along after lunch to make sure they got a seat....
Dates: Other: 15 September 1961

Res.4.6 Female resident, age unkown, married, corporation tenant, female interviewer, 22 September 1961

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/4/6
Scope and Contents INTVEE lives with her husband and six children. They are a religious family but don't attend church regularly but expect to so once the new church has been built. The children go to Sunday school. INTVEE expresses her dislike of the white church and mild outrage at the irreligious appearance and lack of religious atmosphere inside. INTVEE had moved to Wardieburn when she was two years old, thinks it has always been a friendly place. There was more strictness with children not allowed to play on...
Dates: Other: 22 September 1961

Res.5.4 Married couple, mid-thirties, owner occupiers, female interviewer, 2 November 1961

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/5/4
Scope and Contents INTVEEs live in a four apartment flat. They think there is some animosity towards house owners form the older inhabitants who have always rented. Male INTVEE would like to have a car if they didn’t have the house payments and is quoted as saying "that's it - I'll feel I've arrived when I get my car". They go to church in Stockbridge but are not members of any organisations. They like most of all to go out together for a meal or a drink.
Dates: Other: 2 November 1961