Township: Balephuil

Map Reference: Balephuil G

Name Type: agricultural

Meaning: Croft of the leader or drain. The leader was the main drain, into which smaller, tributary drains ran - AB

Other Forms: Croit a’ Chùbair - the Cooper's (maker of barrels) Croft - DMcC and AB

Related Places:

Iain Bàn was the cooper, father of Gilleasbuig Iain Bhàin - AB.

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: David McClounnan, Balephuil, 5/1994

Informant 2: Alasdair Brown, Balephuil, 2/1995

Informant 3: Duncan MacPhail, Balephuil, 6/1994