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Fuaim ro bhàs., 10 September 1955

Track ID : 1026

Death omen. The contributor heard stories regarding noises and visions before a death. He knows of one man who hears the knocking of his hammer in the drawer - the hammer he uses for making coffin...

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Creutairean os-nàdarra., 10 September 1955

Track ID : 1027

Supernatural beasts. The contributor has heard of 'crodh-eighre' and 'tarbh-eighre'. There's a kind of seaweed - feur a' chrodh-eighre - in an area of a local sea loch, and if anybody dropped an a...

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Greusachd., 10 September 1955

Track ID : 1030

Cobbling. The contributor's father and grandfather were shoemakers. His grandfather got leather for the soles in Caithness, and tanned the hides himself. He gives some biographical information reg...

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'S e do Bhàta Tha Luath, 10 September 1955

Track ID : 1033

Information about a song. This song (Chaill iù, 'S e do Bhàta Tha Luath), not sung here, was composed by Coinneach Ruadh MacPhail who was born in Achiltibuie, Còigeach. The contributor remembers h...

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Dròbhadh., 10 September 1955

Track ID : 1034

Droving. People from the district would follow the drovers with the cattle to the markets in Falkirk and Muir of Ord.

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Muiltean., 10 September 1955

Track ID : 1036

Mills. The conctributor remembers the ruins of other mills: Muileann Iain Allt a' Mhuilinn in Rhu More; Muileann Shanndaigh; Muileann 'an Oig in Altandhu; etc. He remembers one in Reiff that was p...

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Naidheachdan mu Shandaidh., 10 September 1955

Track ID : 1037

Anecdotes about Sandy. These two anecdotes concern a sharp-witted character from Reiff named Sandy. On one occasion he had to appear in court in Ullapool owing to his not having a dog licence. Ano...

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Sluagh na Riofa., 10 September 1955

Track ID : 1038

Population of Reiff. There were eight different surnames in Reiff - unusual for such a small place. They used to be called: 'The Eight Wild Clans of the Reiff'. The clans: MacLeods; MacKenzies; Ma...

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Bàillidh Iarla Chrombaigh., 10 September 1955

Track ID : 1040

The Earl of Cromarty's Bailiff. After Culloden, the Earl of Cromarty was stripped of his lands. He and his son were exiles in Sweden. The factor who then ran the estate was very hard on the people...

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Dunnchadh a' Phost., 10 September 1955

Track ID : 1041

Dunnchadh a' Phost. During this recording, a relation of the contributor comes in. He is called Duncan MacLean 'Dunnchadh a' Phost'. The contributor says he is descended from one of those who came...

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