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Grinding

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Created For = CW

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Grinding Wheat in Egypt, 1870s-1930s

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1434/1206
Scope and Contents Photograph of two men using a a stone grinder to mill wheat by hand while a young man watches in the background and another man tends to a donkey in the late 19th or early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Quern song beginning 'Beil a bhrath chail[leag]', 1887

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/328
Scope and Contents Quern song beginning 'Beil a bhrath chail[leag]'.
Dates: 1887

Quote about cleaning and grinding corn, c1893

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW126g/16
Scope and Contents Quote about cleaning and grinding corn as it is carried out by women, taken from '[David] Livingstone's Last Journals Ulungu country p 214.'
Dates: c1893

Song beginning 'Apran dui o hi horo huil o hò' and accompanying story, 22 May 1869 and 16 June 1869

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/26
Scope and Contents Song collected from Ruairi mac Dhonil [Roderick MacNeil], aged 94 years, Miùghlaigh/Mingulay and also from 'a black haired intell[i]gent] faced woman who sings & repeats with much taste and good sense. Easy to write from her diction'. The song begins 'Apran dui o hi horo huil o hò, Apran dui o hi hiri ile og u'. The song is composed of eight lines and Roderick states that his father, who lived in Bernara [Beàrnaraigh/Berneray] heard this 'under the floor of his house one night while he was...
Dates: 22 May 1869 and 16 June 1869

Song beginning 'Bra bra blath, Ho bra bra bleth', 28 May 1869 and 17 June 1869

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/61
Scope and Contents Song collected from Duncan MacLellan, mason and crofter, Càrnan/Carnan, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist beginning 'Bra bra bleth, Ho ha bra bleth, Beil a chailleach a bhra'. The song is composed of twenty lines and has a number of annotations and amendments in pencil and ticks in ink marked against specific words/lines. 'Text has been scored through in ink and written transversely across it is 'B[ook] 3 P[-] [-] Tr[anscribed] 17 June 1869 A[lexander] A[rchibald] C[armichael]'.
Dates: 28 May 1869 and 17 June 1869

Work song entitled 'Beil a Chailleach Bhra', 7 April 1869 to 30 September 1875

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW107/44
Scope and Contents Work song entitled 'Beil a Chailleach Bhra' [or Òran na Bràth], beginning 'Beil a chaoil[leach] a bhrath'. The text has been scored through and a note reads 'Transcribed into Book No III page 53 30 Sept[ember] 1875 A[lexander] A[rchibald] C[armichael]'.
Dates: 7 April 1869 to 30 September 1875