Gormla Mòr

"Big Gormla." A witch from Meigh, Lochaber, who was stronger than all the witches of Mull. She gave the finishing stroke to Captain Forrest's ship. She died when she sat astraddle on a mountain stream to catch a salmon; the fish knocked her backwards in the water, and she drowned. See also Gorm-sùil.



  • Campbell, J.G. (1902). Witchcraft & Second Sight in the Highlands & Islands of Scotland. Glascow: James MacLehose and Sons, p. 51.