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Mingulay

Ben Buxton

Mingulay

an island and its people

by Ben Buxton

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Published by Birlinn in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mingulay (Scotland),
  • Scotland
    • Subjects:
    • Islands -- Scotland -- History.,
    • Mingulay (Scotland) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 177-183) and index.

      StatementBen Buxton.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA880.M56 B89 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination200 p., [12] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages200
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL557632M
      ISBN 101874744246
      LC Control Number96140549

      Mingulay Boat Song Lyrics: Heel ya ho, boys, let her go, boys / Heave her head round to the weather / Heel ya ho, boys, let her go, boys / Sailing homeward to Mingulay / What care we though white.   About the Book A remote, barren and ruggedly beautiful island lies at the southern end of the Outer Hebrides. Its people, loyal for centuries, have abandoned it but the beauty and history of Mingulay remain.

      Mingulay Reef and shark spawning grounds. BBC article makes it look like there is a chunk to add to this page. EdwardLane , 18 June (UTC) More primitive than St Kilda. There are many reasons why Mingulay should have been "more primitive" than St Kilda. Sailing homeward to Mingulay. Wives are waiting, by the pier head, Or looking seaward, from the heather; Pull her round, boys, then you'll anchor 'Ere the sun sets on Mingulay. Ships return now, heavy laden Mothers holdin' bairns a-cryin' They'll return, though, when the sun sets They'll return to Mingulay. From Lorrie Wyatt's Folk Legacy Album.

      Buy The Road to Mingulay New edition by Cooper, Derek (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(4). The Road to Mingulay This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied.


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In Mingulay: An Island and its People was published by Birlinn. This was joint winner of the Michaelis-Jena Ratcliffe Prize for Folklife in Ben Buxton now lives in Dorset, where he teaches adult education classes in archaeology.

Ben Buxton first explored the Hebrides in the by: 4. The history of Mingulay, an island at the southern end of the Outer Hebrides.

The author documents the traditions of the community for whom a combination of factors such as isolation, the absence of a landing place and insufficient fertile land led to their voluntary evacuation by /5(5). Its people, loyal for centuries, have abandoned it but the beauty and history of Mingulay remain.

The story of St Kilda, whose inhabitants were also forced to leave, is well known, but that of Mingulay is no less poignant, and is told in this acclaimed book for the first time.

Ben Buxton documents the story of a people and of an : Ben Buxton. It's a good book to read about the different areas of Scotland. It also goes into how the people lived and the hardships that they went through in every day life. out of 5 stars Mingulay book at the edge.5/5(3).

The history of Mingulay, an island at the southern end of the Outer Hebrides. The author documents the traditions of the community for whom a combination of factors such as isolation, the absence. Road to Mingulay book. Read reviews from world’s largest Mingulay book for readers. This is an account of Derek Cooper's journey across the Hebridean archipe /5(9).

Paperback The Mingulay book of Mingulay lies near the southern tip of the Western Isles archipelago, its fertile valleys and rugged coastline of cliffs and sea stacks a spectacular setting for a wealth of important archaeology.2/5(1). Published to mark the centenary of the abandonment of Mingulay as a place of permanent human settlement, this illustrated booklet contains excerpts from the Mingulay school log bookand contributions about the history of the island and its schools by Ben Buxton and David Powell.

Mingulay was eventually repopulated but following decades of tumultuous depopulation and survival, it was finally abandoned in Get the latest news on the Coronavirus. The " Mingulay Boat Song " is a song written by Sir Hugh S.

Roberton (–) in the s. The melody is described in Roberton's Songs of the Isles as a traditional Gaelic tune, probably titled "Lochaber". The tune was part of an old Gaelic song, "Òran na Comhachaig" (the 'Creag Ghuanach' portion); from Brae Lochaber.

Reclamation Project 5 book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Librarian's Note: This is an alternate cover edition for ASIN B07VLL 4/5(3). DetailsOn the southern end of the Outer Hebrides, Mingulay was abandoned by its inhabitants in and is now owned by the National Trust for Scotland.

Ben Buxton, who investigated its archaeological sites in the s, tells the story of the island and its three neighbours, Berneray, Pabbay and Sandray, since the earliest human occupation; and he describes the lives, work, lore and religion. Reclamation Project 5: Mingulay - Kindle edition by Gerold, Jerry.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Reclamation Project 5: : Jerry Gerold.

These books were written by the teachers and give a fascinating insight into life on these Scottish islands. The Mingulay log book dates from to and the St Kilda log book covers the years from - that takes us right up to the date when the island was evacuated.

A remote, barren and ruggedly beautiful island lies at the southern end of the Outer Hebrides. Its people, loyal for centuries, have abandoned it but the beauty and history of Mingulay remain. The story of St Kilda, whose inhabitants were also forced to leave, is well known, but that of.

Most of Mingulay's population of about left the tiny island near Barra between and The books document children not turning up.

Its people, loyal for centuries, have abandoned it but the beauty and history of Mingulay remain. The story of St Kilda, whose inhabitants were also forced to leave, is well known, but that of Mingulay is no less poignant, and is told in this acclaimed book for the first time.

Ben. The history of Mingulay, an island at the southern end of the Outer Hebrides. The author documents the traditions of the community for whom a combination of factors such as isolation, the absence of a landing place and insufficient fertile land led to their voluntary evacuation by At the southern tip of the island chain of the Outer Hebrides sits the Isle of Mingulay – abandoned by its last inhabitants year ago.

Now owned by the National Trust of Scotland, Mingulay can be accessed in the right conditions by boat tours and charters from neighbouring islands including Barra. Buy Mingulay by Buxton, Ben (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(6). Buy Mingulay: An Island and It's People by Buxton, Ben (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(6).

Sailing homeward to Mingulay. Mingulay Boat song, composed Mingulay? Bishop’s Isles? What? Where? Mingulay is the largest of the Bishop’s Isles, which are themselves the southernmost outliers of the Outer Hebrides. Viewed on a map, the Outer Hebrides resemble a curving spine of some prehistoric dinosaur.Mingulay: Ben Buxton: Paperback: Europe - Great Britain - General book.