Township: Heylipol

Map Reference: Heylipol e

Name Type: house

Meaning: House belonging to Hume

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Related Places: See Bhaltair Hume in Hynish

Information:Hume came down from Skye to be a shepherd on Heylipol farm for the factor MacDiarmid. At first he lived in Taigh Ceòsabh as another shepherd, Hector MacMillan, was living in Taigh Hume. When the farm was broken up MacMillan got one of the crofts and Hume moved down to this house - DMcK.

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Languages : Gaelic

Informants: James Campbell, Heylipol, 11/1994

Informant 2: Donald MacKinnon (Donald the Plumber), Sandaig, 4/1995