Isle of Harris Inverness-shire Scotland
Found in 120 Collections and/or Records:
Note about John Macdiarmid, Scalpay [Sgalpaigh] which states his patronymic and that his father was steward to Campbell of Srannda [Strond, Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris].
Note about moving stones from Bo na Cille [Bodha na Cille, Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris] that Donald MacLennan, shepherd to the minister at Scarista [Scarasta] lifted stones up from there, describing it as 'a large plot black with stones + sea weed'. Also notes the Kille-bhride is the name of Clad[h] Scarista [Cille Bhrìde, Cladh Scarasta or Cladh Baile na Cille].
Note collected from Mr Archie Macrae [Archibald MacRae], that there are 'Roots and moss at Pairc na h-Aoi Northton Harris at low water' which MacRae had seen himself that summer.
Note about seals at Griminis, North Uist [Griminish, Uibhist a Tuath] that their cry is often mistaken for the cry of a child and that they are 'driven by storms from Hausgeir and take shelter among the rocks and reefs in the sound between Griminis and Vàllay' [Eilean Hasgeir/Haskeir Island and Bhàlaigh].
Note about the death of Dr Donald Munro Morrison, son of Iain Gobha, Na Hearadh/Harris, who died in Ward 22 of the Royal Infirmary Edinburgh on 2 December 1889.
Note about the place 'Sgriob-han' that it 'crosses Northton and that 'Sgriob rua' refers to it being 'the trail of the waterhorse red spots when he was losing blood when castrated'. The 'Leaca-gorstach' is the 'spar strip on face of hill east of Obbe.' [Taobh Tuath and Obbe both Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris].
Note probably colelcted from Christy MacLeod, Obbe, Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris which reads 'Trap dykes are said by the old people to be the footstep of the waterhorse & waterbull.'
Note about tree roots and vocabulary including names of places where ancient tree roots 'some of these 4f[ee]t diamet[er]' are to be found within the Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis; Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris; and Beàrnaraigh/Berneray.