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Ainmean-àite Ghriomasaigh, Uibhist a Tuath.

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Title - Ainmean-àite Ghriomasaigh, Uibhist a Tuath.
Contributors - Lachlan Morrison; Peter Morrison
Reporters - Donald Archie MacDonald; Ian Fraser

Summary - Place names of Grimsay, North Uist.

A very detailed account of the place names of Grimsay, North Uist. The contributors add to the names on the area's OS Map. They mention Lower Grimsay and the dykes they had to keep the sea out. They name small islands around Grimsay, lochs, bays, enclosures, wells, springs, duns, jetties, folds, straits, reefs, Teampall Mhìcheil, the cells etc.

They also tell about drownings, the time MacLean of Boreray owned Kallin, cuddy fishing with ground bait and spoon net, the history of Teampall Mhìcheil and a little of the history of Prince Charles in Grimsay when he was being pursued by the Red Coats.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:48:36
Date Recorded - 1972.07.27
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Information, Other
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 82900
Original Tape ID - PN1972.030
Original Track ID - PN1972.030
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R



Item Location:
  County - Inverness-shire
  Parish - North Uist
  Island - Grimsay (North Uist)

Item Notes -

Permanent Link - http://www.tobarandualchais.co.uk/fullrecord/82900/1




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