Tag Archives: old age death and burial

2008.22.1

Colour photograph of Eilidh Kennedy of Balevullin in Taigh a` Rudha in 2002.

Eilidh Kennedy`s 100th birthday celebration at Taigh a’ Rudha in Scarinish in 2002. L-R: (foreground) Eilidh Kennedy and Major Nicholas Bristol-MacLean; (background) Lachie MacKinnon, Balephetrish; Peggy Campbell, Balemartine; Catriona Cameron, Crossapol; Grace Baxter; Jessie Cameron, Scarinish.

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2008.22.2

Colour photograph of Vicky MacLean, Eilidh Kennedy and Elspeth Gillies in Taigh a` Rudha in 2002.

Taigh a` Rudha in Scarinish on the occasion of Eilidh Kennedy`s 100th birthday. L-R: Vicky MacLean of Kenovay, Eilidh Kennedy of Balevullin, Elspeth Gillies of Scarinish.

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2007.7.1

`In Memoriam` card with black-edged envelope.

`In Memoriam` card recording the death of Flora MacDonald of Kilmoluaig who died aged 29 on 4th May 1910, and a black-edged envelope addressed to Archie MacEachern in Leverburgh, Harris and date-stamped in the 1920s.

2000.61.2

CD Pròiseact Thiriodh CD-SA1953-85.

Hector MacLean (Eachann Ban) talks about funeral customs; the story of `Blar nan Sguab`; a premonition of cars; the building of the wall at Crossapol; stories of a hand and a money box and about stealing the goodness from milk; stories about fairies, water-horses and mermaids; how emigrants had to leave their cattle at Island House; spinning sìoman; harvest customs; Iain Kennedy and his stories; droving; coal boats; whisky making; a story about a wolf and a fox; shebeens and his work as a steward.

2000.61.53

Mini-disk SA1953/85.

Hector MacLean (Eachann Ban) talks about funeral customs; the story of `Blar nan Sguab`; a premonition of cars; the building of the wall at Crossapol; stories of a hand and a money box and about stealing the goodness from milk; stories about fairies, water-horses and mermaids; how emigrants had to leave their cattle at Island House; spinning sìoman; harvest customs; Iain Kennedy and his stories; droving; coal boats; whisky making; a story about a wolf and a fox; shebeens and his work as a steward.

2000.61.6

CD Pròiseact Thiriodh CD-SA1958-09.

An unknown person tells a story about a minister, a charm to cure a cow, another to protect horses and funeral customs in Skye; Mrs Duncan Hunter talks about funeral customs; Niall MacLeod of Kilmoluaig sings a song by tailor William MacPhail; teacher Margaret MacArthur of Caoles sings a song she heard from her father, Captain Donald MacArthur and talks about children’s use of Gaelic; Hugh MacLean of Scarinish sings five Gaelic songs.