Township: Baugh

Map Reference:

Name Type: house

Meaning: The house or ruin of Iain the son of Fair Hugh

Other Forms: Tobhta Gowdie - HMcK

Related Places:

On the site of Myra MacArthur's new house. He had a niece Hughina. George Gowdie lived there - MMcK.

Gowdie’s house was previously called Taigh Hughina and Taigh Iain mac Eò
ghainn Bhain. Annie Kennedy, Post Office, Scarinish, 10/2000.

George Gowdie was the postman. Jane Allen, Vaul, 6/2004.

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Margaret MacKinnon, Heanish, 1/1995

Informant 2: Hugh MacKinnon (The Dooley), Baugh, 1/1996