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Grazing and agrestic customs of the Outer Hebrides

Carmichael, Alexander

Grazing and agrestic customs of the Outer Hebrides

by Carmichael, Alexander

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Published by s.n.] in [Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture -- Scotland -- Western Isles.,
  • Western Isles (Scotland) -- Social life and customs.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Alexander Carmichael.
    ContributionsGreat Britain. Crofters Commission.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. [451]-482 ;
    Number of Pages482
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22881363M

    'Grazing and Agrestic Customs of the Outer Hebrides' is a paper originally written about 30 years ago for the Crofter Royal Commission by Dr. Carmichael, uncle to Mr. Archibald Knox, so well known in the Island. It describes the conditions of land tenure among a race, like: ourselves, of mixed Gaelic and Norse parentage-in many instances. Beaton’s dream, shared by others on the Outer Hebrides, is that over the coming decades and probably centuries, the islands will be gradually re-wooded, ideally in the fashion of Allt Bholagair. The process has already begun, with the launch of an ambitious planting scheme, the Hebridean Ark project.

    The material was collected from both mainland and island sources and range in time over several centuries. Carmichael eventually settled in Edinburgh. His best-known publications include Grazing and Agrestic Customs of the Outer Hebrides ()--which was requested for the report of the Crofter Royal Commission--and Carmina Gadelica (). Celtic Era. The earliest written mention of the Outer Hebrides was by the Greek historian Diodorus Siculus in 55 BC. He wrote that there was an island called Hyperborea (which means "Far to the North") where a round temple stood from which the moon appeared only a little distance above the earth every 19 years, an apparent reference to the stone circle at Callanish.

    Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Alexander Carmichael books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Grazing and Agrestic Customs of the Outer Hebrides. Alexander Carmichael. 26 Aug Hardback. US$ Paperback. US$ Add to basket. Grazing and Agrestic Customs of the Outer Hebrides. Book your tickets online for the top things to do in Outer Hebrides, The Hebrides on Tripadvisor: traveler reviews and photos of Outer Hebrides tourist attractions. Find what to do today, this weekend, or in August. We have reviews of the best places to see in Outer Hebrides. Visit top-rated & must-see attractions.


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Includes books in Gaelic and other Celtic languages, works about the Gaels. Grazing and agrestic customs of the Outer Hebrides. This book, "Grazing and agrestic customs of the Outer Hebrides," by Alexander Carmichael, is a replication of a book originally published before It has been restored by human beings, page by page, so that you may enjoy it in a form as close to the original as possible.

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ft/ NOTE. ThispaperwaswrittenattherequestofLordNapieraudEttrickfor theCrofterRoyalCommission,overwhichhisLordshippresided. Carmina Gadelica is a compendium of prayers, hymns, charms, incantations, blessings, literary-folkloric poems and songs, proverbs, lexical items, historical anecdotes, natural history observations, and miscellaneous lore gathered in the Gaelic-speaking regions of Scotland between and The material was recorded, translated, and reworked by the exciseman and folklorist Alexander.

GRAZING and AGRESTIC CUSTOMS of the Outer Hebrides, by ALEXANDER CARMICHAEL. GEOGRAPHICAL. The Long Island comprehends a series of islands miles in length.

The breadth varies from one mile to twenty-six miles. London: Orbit Books, Carmichael, Alexander. "Grazing and agrestic customs of the Outer Hebrides", Report of Her Majesty’s Commissioners of Inquiry into the Conditions of the Crofters and Cottars in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland (Edinburgh, ), pp.

– Grazing and agrestic customs of the Outer Hebrides / By Alexander Carmichael and Great Britain. Crofters Commission. Topics: Agriculture, Scotland, Social life and customs, Western Isles. GRAZING AND AGRESTIC CUSTOMS 41 Atlantic, is an irregular plain of sandy soil, locally called machair.

These islands are called the Outer Hebrides, being the most westerly islands of Scotland, except those of St. Kilda. They form a breakwater against the Atlantic, from Cape Wrath on the north to Ardnamurchan on the south. “Statement by Mr Alexander Carmichael as to the Farming Customs in the Outer Hebrides”, pp.

“Grazing and Agrestic Customs of the Outer Hebrides”, pp. Bibliographical Source: The Napier Commission, “Report with Appendices” (sometimes described as Vol. 5 of the Napier Report),Evidence Taken By Her. Grazing and Agrestic Customs of the Outer Hebrides.

This paper was written at the request of Lord Napier and Ettrick for the Crofter Royal Commission, over which his Lordship presided. Government have courteously granted the writer permission to reprint a few copies to give to his friends. Carmichael, Alexander, ‘Grazing and Agrestic Customs of the Outer Hebrides’ in the Report of the Commissioners of Inquiry into the Condition of the Crofters and Cottars in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland (Parliamentary Papers xxxiii–xxxvi), –   The islands of the Outer Hebrides have been inspiring writing – fact, fiction, and downright fancy – for years.

From the 18th century diary entries of Boswell and Johnson, to the current-day best-sellers by Peter May, writers visiting (or living in). Alexander Carmichael, ‘Grazing and Agrestic Customs of the Outer Hebrides’, Parliamentary Report into the Condition of the Crofters and Cottars in the Highlands and.

The Outer Hebrides are a place apart, an island chain stretching almost km from the Butt of Lewis to Barra Head with some of Britain’s most mesmerising beaches, dramatic mountain ranges, wonderful wildlife, a long and fascinating history and a rich and vibrant Gaelic culture.

This book features 40 mostly moderate walks, with many ideal for families, which take in magnificent sweeps of. The Outer Hebrides have been, and continue to be, an area of great interest to archaeologists and have offered a vast amount of information about what Scotland was like throughout history.

Neolithic stone structures, medieval churches and even mummies have all been found on the archipelago and many archaeological sites are open to the public to.Book ferries and campsites (where possible) well in advance and plan your journey carefully.

The Outer Hebrides can get very busy! Please do not dispose portable toilet contents in anything or anywhere other than the specially designed chemical toilet disposal points throughout the islands.

There are limited chemical toilet disposal points, but there are campsites you can use the facilities.Outer Hebrides, islands in Scotland, off the northwestern coast of the Scottish constitute the Western Isles council area. Lewis, the northern part of the island of Lewis and Harris, lies in the historic county of Ross-shire in the historic region of Ross and Cromarty, while the remainder of the Outer Hebrides belong to the historic county of Inverness-shire.