Township: Balephuil

Map Reference: Balephuil K

Name Type: agricultural

Meaning: Croft belonging to Donald the son of Donald of the sliabh

Other Forms: Croit Shandaidh Mhòir - croft belonging to Big Sandy

Croit Mhoirich - croft belonging to Murray

Related Places:

Information:He remembers Sandy Mòr digging feannagan when he was 8 (in 1947). He dug the turf one way one year and the opposite way the next. There were Moireich on the croft before Dòmhnall Dhòmhnaill an t-sleibh. They were the potters. John Fletcher, Balemartine, 12/1995.

Pairc na Coille is the field to the west, Croit an t-Slèibh next to Croit Nèill Eachainn - EK.

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Eilidh (bheag) Kennedy, Balevullin, 4/1994

Informant 2: John Fletcher, Balemartine, 8/2009

Informant 3: Alasdair Brown, Balephuil, 2/1994