Township: Cornaigbeg

Map Reference: Cornaigbeg L

Name Type: agricultural

Meaning: Croft belonging to Calum, son of Dougall

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Information:Calum Dhùghaill was moved to Cornaigbeg from in front of Iain Munn's in Heanish around 1849 by the estate because he was a "better agriculturalist". He took over three crofts, two on the west side and one of the east side of the road (Croit Shiar). Whitehouse and Ardbeg were also created at the same time. The Hamiltons have this land now - HJC.
There are two crofts with this name. This is where Spilleagan an Fhuamhaire are - HJC.

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Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Hector J Campbell, Cornaigbeg, 3/1994