Township: Balinoe

Map Reference: Balinoe 2

Name Type:

Meaning: Hillock of the Islay people

Other Forms: Cnoc an Ìleich - DIK

Cnoc an Ìlich - Allan MacFadyen, Balemartine, 5/2009

"Chithear danns' air Cnoc an Fhilidh" - Na Baird Thirisdeach, ed. Rev Hector Cameron, An Comunn Thirisdeach, 1932, p183.

Cnoc an Fhithich - MC

Cnoc an Ìlidh (unknown meaning) - John Fletcher, Balemartine, 6/2013.

Related Places:

Information:Cnoc nan Ìlich – people collected there when they were making trips from Port na Luinge to Bunessan to collect peat. Alasdair MacArthur, Balemartine, 12/2003.

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Bobby Tester, Balinoe, 1/1994

Informant 2: Donald Iain Kennedy, West Hynish, 2/1994

Informant 3: Mairi Campbell, Corrairigh, 7/2009