Township: Balinoe

Map Reference: Balinoe 300

Name Type: township

Meaning:
ScG Am Baile Nodha ‘the new township’. ScG Nodha, a development of the Irish núadh (MacBain) occurs eight times on SP, and once elsewhere on Tiree at ScG A’ Charraig Nodha ‘the new fishing rock’ in West Hynish.

Other Forms: Balnow - The map MVLA INSVLA in the Atlas of Scotland, Atlas Novus, by Joan Blaeu, 1654. These maps were largely based on work by Timothy Pont who mapped Scotland between 1583 and 1596. NLS, 123.

Balinoe and Cuiyeish [together] - 1747 Rental

Balinoe - The Turnbull Map of Tiree 1768 and accompanying survey text.

Ballanuacth - Typed List of Inhabitants of Tyree and their Age in September 1779.
Taken from an unknown publication, 1998.201.1

Balenoe (1787) - Argyll Estate Instructions, ed. Eric Cregeen, Scottish History Society, 1964


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