Mar a fhuair Ruairidh mac Ailein sealbh air a' chroit.
Date August 1968
Track ID 65526
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Track Information

Original Track ID

SA1968.176.B4

Original Tape ID

SA1968.176

Summary

How Roderick, son of Allan, gained tenancy of a croft.

Mrs Curstaidh Paterson says that her grandfather, Roderick son of Allan, was born in Siabaidh. Her mother was born in 1856. Roderick had no money or animals and he was set to lose the land. He went to his wife's relatives in Daliburgh, South Uist, and got the loan of a cow and money to pay the rent for the croft.

Item Subject/Person

Ruairidh Mac Ailein Bhàin

Item Location

County - Inverness-shire

Parish - Harris

Island - Berneray

Language

Gaelic

Genre

Information

Collection

SoSS