Township: Cornaigbeg

Map Reference: Cornaigbeg M

Name Type: agricultural

Meaning: Croft belonging to the big doctor

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Information:Hector Campbell( Eachann Lachainn)’s granny ('Granny sliabh') was called Mairi Seònaid an Dotair. She treated barr a’ chin.That must be where the name Croit an Dotair came from. Perhaps he treated barr’a chin or tinnneas an righ. Mairi Campbell, Corrairigh, 11/2007.

Croit Peigi was also known as Croit Mairi nighean Dotair. Mairi Campbell, Corrairigh, 11/2000.

There is a doctor Gilchrist mentioned in 'Water from the Seventh Wave' living in Cornaigbeg (Croit an Dotair).

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Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Hector J Campbell, Cornaigbeg, 3/1994