Township: Cornaigmore

Map Reference: Cornaigmore e

Name Type: church

Meaning: The old church; the little church; Farquharson's church

Other Forms: An Eaglais Bheag - the Small church - HJC

Eaglais Mhic Fherchair- HMcP, Lachie Campbell, Crossapol, 10/1994, Angus MacLean, Scarinish

Farquharson's church - DMcC
An Seann Eaglais - AMcK

Independent Chapel - ONB p44 "a small building in the district of Cornaigmore near its eastern boundary used as a place of worship by the religious body of Independents. It is seated to hold about 150. There is but one officiating clergyman for this and the chapel in Ruaig district."

Related Places: See Eaglais Bheag Ruaig in Ruaig.

Information:This church was built around 1830-40 using stones from Tobhta an Taighe Shearmoin where Farquharson had preached at first. He said, "I have hatched many chickens but they have all turned into ducklings [i.e. become Baptists]." - Hector MacPhail, Ruaig, 4/1995.

Built around 1860, Catriona MacLean, Ardbeg, 6/1995.

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Hector J Campbell, Cornaigbeg, 3/1994

Informant 2: David McClounnan, Balephuil, 10/1994

Informant 3: Archie MacKinnon, Cornaigmore, 8/1994