Township: Balephuil

Map Reference: Am Bail Ur dd

Name Type: house

Meaning: The house of Alasdair, the son of Young Neil (Sinclair)

Other Forms: Taigh Nèill Òig - EK

Taigh Mòir Òig (sister of Ealasdair Nèill Òig) - AB

The earlier name was Taigh Chlèabhair (John Kennedy) - AB

Related Places:

Neil Sinclair (Niall Òg) from the Bail’ Ùr brought a monkey back from Africa. His sister Maggie knitted trousers for it. His mother was frightened of it so Neil took it back. David McClounnan, Balephuil, 12/2003.
The house nearest to Am Bail' Ùr

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: David McClounnan, Balephuil, 2/1996

Informant 2: Eilidh Kennedy (Eilidh bheag), Balemartine, 3/1996

Informant 3: Ailean Boyd, Balephuil, 8/2017