Township: Balemartine

Map Reference: Balemartine zy

Name Type: house

Meaning: The house of Lang (a nickname) for Hugh MacDonald

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Information:Three fishermen from Balemartine went to the east coast fishing. When they came back they were given the names of the skippers of their boats as nicknames: Eoghann 'Lang' MacDonald, 'Captain Stioraidh' for Neil Lamont, and 'Donaldson or Dobson' for Eardsaidh Bàn. John Fletcher, Balemartine, 7/2014
Where Jean and Roddy MacKay live.

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Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Alasdair MacArthur, Balemartine, 1/2007

Informant 2: John Fletcher, Balemartine, 7/2014