Township: Cornaigmore

Map Reference: Cornaigmore d

Name Type: church

Meaning: The new church

Other Forms: Eaglais a’ Chontractor or An Eaglais Chòrnaig - Angus MacLean, Scarinish

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Information:The building of this church was foreseen by the Hough seer while he was working nearby. He heard singing and prophesied that there would be a church or a school there - HJC.

'The Contractor' from Milton (see Taigh a' Chontractor) was Dòmhnall Ghilleasbuig Nèill. He built An Eaglais Thin in Balinoe and An Eaglais Ùr (Skinners') in Cornaig. He married Eilidh Shandaidh from Scarinish and emigrated to Canada - Angus MacLean, Scarinish, 2/1996.

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Hector J Campbell, Cornaigbeg, 3/1994

Informant 2: Archie Mackinnon, Cornaigmore, 8/1994

Informant 3: Lachie Campbell, Crossapol, 10/1994