Township: Heanish

Map Reference: Heanish l

Name Type: house

Meaning: The house of Iain the son of Archie the son of Hugh the 'Package' [boat to Mull on which he sailed]

Other Forms:

Related Places:

The package was the mail boat operating between Tiree and Tobermory. Eòghann a’ Phacaid also operated the boat which ran between the steamer and the pier until the Gott Bay pier was built - HMcP.

Eòghann a’ Phacaid was her grandfather - GMcK.

Hugh MacKinnon, Eòghann a’ Phacaid, went once a week to Tobermory to collect mail - SSS card index B1 74/61/A6.

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Hector MacPhail, Ruaig, 4/1995

Informant 2: Georgina MacKinnon, Heanish, 4/1994