Township: Baugh

Map Reference: Baugh B

Name Type: agriculture

Meaning: The croft of Alasdair, the son James

Other Forms: Croit Alasdair ’ic Sheumais - DMcC, Duncan MacPhee, Scarinish, 11/1995, MMcK

Croit Alasdair - HMcK

Croit Bodach Mhòir a’ Bhàigh - HMcK

Related Places:

There was a long dispute with Orisgal about the boundary line, although part of Croit Gowdie was in between - MMcK.

Muinntir Alasdair (MacLeans) - Seumas (wore an eye patch because of a shooting accident), Mairi, Teenidh, Donald and Lachie. None married or left. Alasdair was the first cousin of Jake Munn but they had a long running feud - MMcK.

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Donald MacCallum, Scarinish, 1/1994

Informant 2: Margaret MacKinnon, Heanish, 4/1995

Informant 3: Hugh MacKinnon (The Dooley), Baugh, 4/1995 and 1/1996