Township: Balephuil

Map Reference: Balephuil D

Name Type: agricultural

Meaning: Croft belonging to Archibald, son of fair-haired John; or croft of the cooper

Other Forms: Croit a’ Chùbair - AB (there were two in Balephuil)

Croit Ghilleasbuig Iain Bhàin - AB
Croit Dhòmhnaill Ruaidh Iain - AB (Duncan MacPhail's grandfather)

Related Places:

Iain Bàin was the Cooper. He had two sons - Gilleasbuig and Dòmhnall Ruadh - DMcC.

Ghilleasbuig Iain Bhàin was her "uncle Archie" - MMcF.

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Morag MacFadyen, Scarinish, 4/1994

Informant 2: Alasdair Brown, Balephuil, 6/1994