Township: Vaul

Map Reference: Vaul 22

Name Type: shore

Meaning: Port Bhoidheigeir is likely to have been the original name, with Port a' Mhorgain 'the inlet of gravel' adopted later for the same feature, although there are two inlets side-by-side here.

Other Forms: Port a' Mhorgain - ONB, p101 with Port a' Bhoirgar crossed out (and see entry under Sgeir Bharrach in ONB p101).

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Languages : Norse, Gaelic

Informants: Mary MacKinnon, Seaside, 11/1993

Informant 2: OS