Township: Balevullin

Map Reference: Balevullin J

Name Type: agricultural

Meaning: The croft of 'Steel' [a nickname of Donald MacNeill or Donald the son of Neil], possibly used because of another Croit Dhòmhnaill mhic Nèill nearby - L.

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Related Places:

Donald Cameron's house. Donald MacNeill was known as 'Steel' or 'An Staoilidh'. His wife Mary Ann was from Balephuil and was known as Bean a' Staoilidh. She was a notable traditional healer. Alec MacNeill, Balevullin, 12/1995.

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Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Alec MacNeill, Balevullin, 1/1995