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6 edition of School in South Uist found in the catalog.

School in South Uist

by F. G. Rea

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Seren Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Places & peoples: general interest,
  • Schools,
  • 20th century,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Historical - British,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Northern Scotland, Highlands & Islands,
  • Educators

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJohn Lorne Campbell (Editor, Introduction)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9830696M
    ISBN 101874744874
    ISBN 109781874744870

      The book Folksongs and Folklore of South Uist are the life collections of Margaret Shaw that she liked in her time in Uist. It is the collection of stories, photographs, and folk songs that describe the wonderful and magical history of South Uist and Gaelic folk music. The Festival Open Writing Competition is open to all those living on Uist and Benbecula or whose entries are inspired by the socio-economic, historic or geographic features of these islands; and is open to established and new and emerging authors alike. There are separate classes for juniors (from 3 to below the age of 8 [ ].

    Uist Archaeology provides a wide range of professional archaeological services across Uist and Barra including desk-based assessments, walk-over surveys, watching briefs, archaeological evaluations and excavation. Uist Archaeology is also committed to conserving, promoting and developing the archaeological heritage of the Western Isles. Rea tells in his book ‘A School in South Uist’ of how he went to visit John MacKintosh at Bornish. He had to make his way through guns and rods and then was confronted by a large black dog! MacKintosh asked Rea if he played chess and when Rea replied that he did, they played chess together for three days!

    Author: F G Rea. Reminiscences of a Hebridean School Master - These are the memoirs of a teacher from England who became headmaster of Garrynemonie School in South Uist in the s. At that time, the Hebrides were as remote and forbidding to mainlanders as the Antarctic is in the lates. In the s this island was one of the poorest districts in the . South Uist is one of the islands that of the Western Isles (Outer Hebrides) archipelago, 70 miles off the North West of Scotland out in the Atlantic Ocean. The Hostel building is a renovated Blackhouse, the traditional stone cottage of the Highlands and Islands. It has a bunkroom, self-catering kitchen area, shower and toilet. Bunk Room.


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School in South Uist by F. G. Rea Download PDF EPUB FB2

Ive been hooked to this book set in one of the Hebridean islands. An English schoolteacher in the late s, for want of more earning, applies to teach in a school in South Uist.

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Rea came to South Uist as head teacher at Garrynamonie School, at a time when the roads were little more than faint tracks across the desolate moorland. Public transportation was non-existent, pupils were frequently absent, and the remote area was among the poorest in the Outer Hebrides/5.

South Uist (Scottish Gaelic: Uibhist a Deas, [ˈɯ.ɪʃtʲ ə ˈtʲes̪] ()) is the second-largest island of the Outer Hebrides in the census, it had a usually resident population of 1, a decrease of 64 since The island, in common with the rest of the Hebrides, is one of the last remaining strongholds of the Gaelic language in Scotland and the population – South Highest elevation: Beinn Mhòr metres (2, ft).

Benbecula History Society. 2, likes 1 talking about this. Community information group for Benbecula and Uist in the Outer Hebrides. Historical data Followers: K. 16 - 22 of November,across Uist.

Celebrating Uist's literature during Book Week Scotland. Author sessions, a writing competition, lectures, book launches and workshops in schools and in the community. Fàilte ro na h-uile. The Paperback of the A School in South Uist: Reminiscences of a Hebridean Schoolmaster, by F.G.

Rea at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 Due to COVID, orders may be : About the Book. These are the memoirs of a teacher from England who became headmaster of Garrynemonie School in South Uist in the s. At that time, the Hebrides were as remote and forbidding to mainlanders as the Antarctic is in the lates.

In the s this island was one of the poorest districts in the Outer Hebrides. These are the memories of Frederick Rea, an English teacher who became headmaster of Garrynamonie School in South Uist in the s. At that time, the Hebrides were as remote and forbidding to mainlanders as the Antarctic is to us today, and.

He later returned to the family croft on South Uist to work at inshore fishing and crafting. John Lorne Campbell was the author of numerous books and articles, including Canna: the Story of a Hebridean Island, the island that was his home from to his death in   magFlags Large Flag South Uist | South Uist, Scotland | landscape flag | m² | sqft | xcm | 40x55inch - % Made in Germany - long lasting outdoor flag out of 5 stars 1 £ £ 99 £ £ The North Uist Highland Games are usually planned for mid July, followed by the South Uist Highland Games.

Agricultural Shows take place on North and South Uist around late July or early August. North Uist hosts the Twin Peaks Race in early August too. The annual Ceolas (Gaelic music festival / summer school) is held in South Uist in July.

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G., Campbell, John Lorne: Books - (27). The book’s called A School in South Uist: Reminiscences of a Hebridean Schoolmaster and is by FG Rea (Birlinn, ). It’s actually the memoirs of a young Englishman from the Midlands who became head-teacher of Garrynamonie School in South Uist in the ’s, at the age of 21, despite having no memory of applying for the post.

South Uist/Uibhist a Deas Appreciation Society has 8, members. This group is for people who appreciate the beautiful island of South Uist in. As I was saying earlier, I’ve been hooked to this book set in one of the Hebridean English schoolteacher in the late s, for want of more earning, applies to teach in a school in South Uist.

As luck would have it, he gets picked as head teacher. Get this from a library. A school in South Uist; reminiscences of a Hebridean schoolmaster. [Frederick G Rea; John Lorne Campbell]. Iochdar Primary School, South Uist.

A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to Local authority: Eilean on: Iochdar South Uist HS8 5RQ. School in South Uist Lomond Books are the leading Scottish book wholesaler, Publisher and distributor in Scotland for Scottish interest product aimed at the tourism, heritage and gift market.

We provide a vast range of Scottish books, maps, calendars, postcards, greetings c.Welcome to South Uist South Uist is a stunningly beautiful island of crystal clear waters with white powder beaches to the west and heather uplands dominated by Beinn Mhor to the east. The 20 miles of machair that runs alongside the sand dunes provides a marvellous habitat for the rare Corncrake, and Golden Eagles, Red Grouse and Red Deer can.These were translated by Derick Thomson.

The book also contains the Scottish Gaelic words noted by Lhuyd that correspond to entries in John Ray's Dictionariolum Trilingue. [CH2/1/1/7; A School in South Uist, by Frederic Rea. The school was Garrynamona School in Fr. Allan MacDonald's parish.