Township: Balinoe

Map Reference: Balinoe 77

Name Type: sub-township

Meaning: See Cuigeas in Longships on the Sand.

Other Forms: Ownsglesch, 1509 ER xiii, 216
Cowelche, 1541 ER xvii, 647
Cowelche, 1542 ER xvii, 527
Cowelche, 1638 RMS ix, 828
Quicheish, 1716 MacLean-Bristol 1998
Quyeish, 1794 Tiree Rental, Cregeen 1964, 38
Quyeish, 1768 Turnbull
Quinish, 1832 Thomson's Atlas of Scotland
Cuigeas, 1878 OS 6inch 1st edition

Related Places:

Information:"Balinoe was called Baile Dhè by the old folks. “That’s why we didn’t have a power cut today!” Alasdair Sinclair, Balinoe. 11/2005.
Part of Balinoe, from Henderson's house down to the shore.

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Bobby Tester, Balinoe, 1/1994

Informant 2: OS