Township: Baugh

Map Reference: Baugh g

Name Type: house


Other Forms: Mans a' Bhàigh - MMcK, RMcI

Related Places:

Clachan Guest House in Baugh had originally been the Baptist Church Manse. Mairi Campbell, Corrairigh, 3/2009.

Coinneach a' Mhinideir (Kenneth MacKenzie), the grandson of Duncan MacFarlane, the Baptist minister, was the first officer of the Discovery for the BANZARI expedition (British, Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Research Institute). The Discovery is now in Dundee - Hector MacPhail, Ruaig, 5/1996.

The Baugh guest house was started off by the MacIntyres, then Angus MacRae, then the MacCallum sisters, who were related to Mary Davies’ father in law (Eardsaidh Lachainn Dhùghaill). Angus MacRae, had come to Tiree at first as an electrician. He was a Gaelic speaker from Plockton or Ullapool. After him the Sinclairs ran the boarding house. Alasdair MacArthur, Balemartine, 12/2003.

Angus MacRae had a small shop in the extension on the east end of the house around 1962 - MMcK.

Local Form:

Languages : Norse, Gaelic, English

Informants: Margaret MacKinnon, Heanish, 5/1996

Informant 2: Rosie MacIntyre, Gott, 9/1994