Township: Hough,Hough

Map Reference:

Name Type: township

Meaning: See Kerahusagar in Longships on the Sand.

Other Forms: Kerahusager - Tiree Rental 1747.

Kerahusagar - The Turnbull Map of Tiree 1768 and accompanying survey text.

Kerachussegar - List of Inhabitants of Tiree 1776

Kerenussigair - Typed List of Inhabitants of Tyree and their Age in September 1779.
Taken from an unknown publication, 1998.201.1

Kerachusegar (1794) - Argyll Estate Instructions, ed. Eric Cregeen, Scottish History Society, 1964

Related Places:

Information:One of the townships to the west of Beinn Hough, evacuated because of erosion.

The people had to leave Murdat in the spring of 1815 because of sand blow - SA 1974/134/A1.

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic, Obscure