Township: Balemartine

Map Reference: Balemartine aa

Name Type: house

Meaning: The house of the wife of Gilbert

Other Forms: Taigh Ghille-Chrìosd

Related Places:

His grandfather was called Gille-Chrìosd mac Ghille Chaluim, or Gille Chrìosd (Gilbert MacDonald) and his father was called Seumas a' Ghille - NMcD, 6/2004. He does not understand why the family name Gilbert, which should be Gille Brìghde in Gaelic, was translated this way. 6/2011.

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Neil MacDonald, Balevullin, 5/1995 and 6/2011