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Margaret Fay Shaw

Margaret Fay Shaw

Margaret Fay Shaw (1903-2004), was a Gaelic folklorist and photographer. She was a good friend of Peggy MacRae and Mary MacRae of North Glendale, who contributed many songs to her book Folksongs and folklore of South Uist.

A full account of Margaret’s life can be found on the Kildonan Museum website

Many of Margaret's recordings are available on the Tobar an Dualchais website, where they can be accessed through her biography page.


Title: Margaret Fay Shaw
Record Type: People
Date of Birth: 1903
Date of Death: 11-12-2004
Date of Marriage: 1935
Occupation: Photographer; Folklorist
Sex: Female
Record Maintained By: HC
Subject Id: 106637