Township: Gott

Map Reference: Gott 31

Name Type: sub-township

Meaning: See A’ Bhaoill in Longships on the Sand.

Other Forms: The Wyle, Reeves, 238
Thewill, 1509 ER xiii, 216
Will, 1541 ER xvii, 648
Will, 1542 ER xvii, 527
Wyall, 1587 RMS iv, 1491: one of Iona’s monastery lands, one merkland (unam marcatam de Wyall)
Waill, 1638 RMS ix, 828
Weill, 1654 Blaeu (Pont)
Waill, 1674 Retours ARG I, no. 82
Vuill, 1768 Turnbull
Gott and Vuille possessed by the minister, 1794 Cregeen 1964, 39
A’ Bhaoill, Angus MacLean, Scarinish, 1/1994 (oral source)

Related Places:

Bhuill is the name for the green area to the north of Loch a’ Riadhainn. There are several ruins there. Angus MacLean, Scarinish, 5/2009.

Local Form:

Languages : Obscure

Informants: Angus MacLean, Scarinish, 1/1994