Na sgrìobhaidhean aig maighstir-sgoile ann an Griomasaigh.
Date 1971
Track ID 72852
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Track Information

Original Track ID

SA1971.280.B7-B12

Original Tape ID

SA1971.280

Summary

The writings of a schoolmaster in Grimsay.

The contributor reads from the writings of Iain Mòr Campbell. He was the schoolmaster in Grimsay from 1900 to 1908. He wrote of practices in the islands at the time. When it was time to lift the potatoes and smear the sheep, it was announced in church. Place names are mentioned, as is a charm against evil. There is a humorous anecdote and a satire about a minister.

Item Location

County - Inverness-shire

Parish - North Uist

Island - Grimsay (North Uist)

Language

English

Genre

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Collection

SoSS