Township: Barrapol,Barrapol

Map Reference: Barrapol 14

Name Type: watercourse

Meaning: The Baptists' pool

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Information:The Baptist church did baptisms here - JMcP.

"On Sunday April 5th [1840] from 300 to 400 assembled on the margin of a lake. Brother MacDougald [Duncan MacDougall] read Matthew iii, and made some observations; and I preached from Acts ii.33. At the conclusion of the service the six candidates were buried with Christ in baptism [were baptised]." Island Harvest, Donald E Meek, 1988, p10.

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Languages : Gaelic

Informants: John MacFadyen, Baile Mhic 'Eotha', 11/1994

Informant 2: Jean MacPhail, Balephuil, 9/1994