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A' Fàs suas ann an Lyth, Gallaibh, sa chiad leth den 20mh linn
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CAITHNESS_CROFTING_97
ÀITE
Lyth
SIORRACHD/PARRAIST
GALLAIBH
LINN
1980an
CRUTHADAIR
Ella Alexander
NEACH-FIOSRACHAIDH
Leabharlainn na Gàidhealtachd
AITHNEACHADH MAOINE
41378
KEYWORDS
leanabachd
croitearachd

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Rugadh Ella Alexander ann am baile Taigh Iain Ghròt ann an 1901 agus thogadh i ann an Liath, Gallaibh. San earrainn fuaim seo, tha i a' bruidhinn air a cuimhne as òige.

'I was born in John O'Groats, but then it'll be three weeks old when Ah came to Lyth, that was the home place, that ma mother belonged til John o'Groats then; when Ah was born she was there, went there, til her mo-, til ma grannie's, but it was jist for three weeks. I was born in 1901, December. Do you want the date? Twentieth of December 1901.

Interviewer: And what was your earliest memories?

[What do] Ah first remember? Ah canna tell ee. Ah wouldn't like to say. Ah remember goan down to John o'Groats, spendan fae there, an then I used tae go doon til ma grannie's in Keiss an - with them, me and ma cousins. They used tae come up tae us an that. Ah canna mind o anything particular because whenever, Ah was a kind o a home bird. Ah never went very far, never got very far, because we usually had tae work when we came home from the school an the like o that.

Interviewer: What did you work at?

Oh jist - Ah was never out workan but just workan on the, helpan on e farm, ye see, an workan in e house, makin their food an what-not. Brothers, ye see, at worked the farm an then I, Ah was in e house an saw to their needs when they came in.

Interviewer: Did ye make e butter or - ?

Oh yes, we'd cows. Well, we hid as high as maybe five cows, an then it came down to one. But there was cows, an butter was always made, always churned, the cream, and made the butter, no need to buy butter because we churned every week, an that, once a week, an that was that. An the cow gave the milk an that supplied us; no need tae buy milk.'

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A' Fàs suas ann an Lyth, Gallaibh, sa chiad leth den 20mh linn

GALLAIBH

1980an

leanabachd; croitearachd

Leabharlainn na Gàidhealtachd

Caithness Recordings: Crofting & Farming

Rugadh Ella Alexander ann am baile Taigh Iain Ghròt ann an 1901 agus thogadh i ann an Liath, Gallaibh. San earrainn fuaim seo, tha i a' bruidhinn air a cuimhne as òige. <br /> <br /> 'I was born in John O'Groats, but then it'll be three weeks old when Ah came to Lyth, that was the home place, that ma mother belonged til John o'Groats then; when Ah was born she was there, went there, til her mo-, til ma grannie's, but it was jist for three weeks. I was born in 1901, December. Do you want the date? Twentieth of December 1901. <br /> <br /> Interviewer: And what was your earliest memories?<br /> <br /> [What do] Ah first remember? Ah canna tell ee. Ah wouldn't like to say. Ah remember goan down to John o'Groats, spendan fae there, an then I used tae go doon til ma grannie's in Keiss an - with them, me and ma cousins. They used tae come up tae us an that. Ah canna mind o anything particular because whenever, Ah was a kind o a home bird. Ah never went very far, never got very far, because we usually had tae work when we came home from the school an the like o that.<br /> <br /> Interviewer: What did you work at?<br /> <br /> Oh jist - Ah was never out workan but just workan on the, helpan on e farm, ye see, an workan in e house, makin their food an what-not. Brothers, ye see, at worked the farm an then I, Ah was in e house an saw to their needs when they came in.<br /> <br /> Interviewer: Did ye make e butter or - ?<br /> <br /> Oh yes, we'd cows. Well, we hid as high as maybe five cows, an then it came down to one. But there was cows, an butter was always made, always churned, the cream, and made the butter, no need to buy butter because we churned every week, an that, once a week, an that was that. An the cow gave the milk an that supplied us; no need tae buy milk.'