Township: Heanish

Map Reference: Heanish p

Name Type: house

Meaning: The house of the wife of Lachlan

Other Forms: Coll Cottage - OS.

Related Places:

She came from Coll. Where the Monaghans live today - MMcK.

Bean Lachainn (Jean) was from Coll. She married Lachainn, the brother of Mairi Ann Lachainn from the Mannal shop. He died leaving her with several children. She lived under a boat for a while and later worked at the Lodge. Lady Victoria Campbell used her influence to get her this piece of land from the crofters in Heanish - AK.

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Margaret MacKinnon, Heanish, 2/1997

Informant 2: Annie Kennedy, Scarinish, 4/1997