Township: Hynish

Map Reference: HYnish 26

Name Type: sea

Meaning: The island of the clothes or sail. He suggest it was the mark where the boats bound for Skerryvore pulled up their full sails - WL

Clothes or sails washed up there - HMcL

ONB p242 "cloth island."

Other Forms:

Related Places: John MacDonald, Mannal, SA1972, 144


Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Willie Lamont, Mannal, 9/1995

Informant 2: Hugh MacLean, Barrapol, 11/1995

Informant 3: OS