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How Hough Hough Hough Hough
Murdat Muirdat   Murstat Muirdale
    Kerahianvoir   Keratrianvoir
    Kerameanoch   Kerameanoch
  Kerahusagar Kerachussegar Kerenussigair Kerachusegar
Crossigar Kerachrosegar Kerachrossegar Kerencrossigair Kerachrosegar
  Keranokile Keronakile Kerennakeil Keranokill
Kilchenichmore Kilchenichmore Kilchenichmore Kilkennethmore Kilchenichmore
Township: Hough

Map Reference:

Name Type: township

Meaning: Ceamhramh na Cille

The first element is the Gaelic ceathramh or quarterland (even though there seem to be five). The second element is cill, a chapel

Other Forms: Keranokile - Tiree Rental 1747.

Keranokile - The Turnbull Map of Tiree 1768 and accompanying survey text - “there is an old Chapel and Burying ground upon this blown sand”.

Keronakile and Keranokile - List of Inhabitants of Tiree 1776

Kerennakeil - Typed List of Inhabitants of Tyree and their Age in September 1779.
Taken from an unknown publication, 1998.201.1

Keranokill - Argyll Estate Instructions, ed. Eric Cregeen, Scottish History Society, 1964

Related Places:

Information:One of the townships to the west of Beinn Hough, evacuated because of erosion.

The people had to leave Murdat in the spring of 1815 because of sand blow - SA 1974/134/A1.

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic