Township: Balephuil

Map Reference: Balephuil l

Name Type: house

Meaning: The house or ruin of the wife of the son of James

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Related Places:

Iain 'ic Sheumais had a daughter Mairi Flora who married Calum Fhearchair MacDonald who was nicknamed 'An Cròg' by his brother Cailean Fheachair from the Bail' Ùr because he had a habit of waving his hands about when he was talking. Mairi Flora's sister was a dressmaker to Tom Barr and Island House - EK.

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Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Eilidh (bheag) Kennedy, Balevullin, 8/1994 and 11/1995