Township: Caolas,Milton

Map Reference: Milton j

Name Type: house

Meaning: House of the Contractor [a nickname]; or Euphemia

Other Forms: Taigh a’ Chontractor AMcL

Taigh Oighrig - AMcL

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Information:
'The Contractor' was Dòmhnall Ghilleasbuig Nèill. He built An Eaglais Thin in Balinoe and An Eaglais Ùr (Skinners') in Cornaig. He married Eilidh Shandaidh from Scarinish and emigrated to Canada. Oighrig was his sister who moved in when he emigrated. The Crawtes lived there more recently - Angus MacLean, Scarinish, 2/1996.

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Languages : Gaelic, English

Informants: Angus MacLean, Scarinish, 2 and 10/1996