Township: Balephuil

Map Reference: Bailephuil i

Name Type: house

Meaning: The house of Hector son of Alasdair; or Boady [a nickname]

Other Forms:

Related Places: See Taigh 'Home', Balephuil.

Information:The original 'Boady' was Eachann 'ic Alasdair (MacNeill) who had a son called Alec. Hector MacNeill had a dog called 'Boady'
- EK, 7/1996.

"Chi thu...Bodi og" - Na Baird Thirisdeach, ed Rev Hector Cameron, An ComunnThirisdeach, 1932, p359 "An Teid thu leam a Mhaggie Chaluim?"

She remembers a dance with a piper to beat down the earth floor in the new barn north of Bodaidh’s old house at Main Road Farm about 1910. Mabel Kennedy, Sandaig, 8/1996.

Boady was the nickname of Alec MacNeill - Archie Kennedy, Crossapol, 8/1994.

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Mabel Kennedy, Sandaig, 7/1995

Informant 2: Eilidh Kennedy (Eilidh bheag), Balevullin, 11/1995