Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = CW
Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Prayer [An t-Altachadh Leapa or Bed Blessing] collected from Isebel Vic an Toisich nee Kennedy [Isabella Macintosh née Kennedy], aged 69, Ionnar Ruai[dh] [Inbhir Ruaidh/Inverroy, Inverness-shire] beginning 'Lai mi an noc, Mar a laisg Moire le Mac'. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere. A double tick has been placed at the top of the page.
Dates: 1 October 1890
Scope and Contents Prayer entitled 'An t Alt[achadh] Leapa' [Bed Blessing] beginning 'Lai mise noc, Le moire s le mac'. Text has been scored through in pencil as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 16 September 1890
Scope and Contents Prayer entitled 'Smal' [Beannachd Smàlaidh] collected from Bean Raoil [Bean Raghnaill] Buaile Dhu, Iocar [Buail Dhubh, Ìochdar, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] beginning 'Ma smal mac Moire, Cuimirig Dhea & Mhoire'. The text has been scored through in pencil as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 12 September 1890
Scope and Contents Song collected from Duncan Cameron, police officer, Tobar Mhoire/Tobermory, Muile/Isle of Mull, entitled 'Coisgrigeadh an Aodaich' [Consecration of the Cloth]. The song begins 'S math gha'ainsa mo rann, A teuma le gleann' and is composed of lines. The accompanying note describes the work done while the song is sung, 'The web is made into a roll. All the women work at the roll patting it and the rann is said three times over. Then at the end the roll is tossed end over and say A a aodach seo [-]...
Dates: 7 August 1886
Scope and Contents Story about a colt appearing amongst a farmer's horses and frightening them. The farmer tried to chase the colt away and when he caught its mane he noticed it was full of 'rafagaich + sand' and so turned it around and the beast went towards and into the lake. His wife attributed their safety from beasts to the morning blessing.
Dates: March 1874
Scope and Contents Story collected from Duncan MacLellan, mason and crofter, Carnan [Càrnan, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist]. The story tells how Rìgh Lochlann's two children Mor and Aula Dearg were playing outside one day when they found a 'coit an dà ramh' [small boat]. They got into it and although the day had started pleasantly a wind soon got up and carried them away. They landed at Amhuinn Hough [Abhainn Thobha Mòr/Howmore River]. They grew up and Mòr died and was buried at Hough [Tobha Mòr/Howmore]. When her...
Dates: 28 May 1869