Township: Hynish

Map Reference: Hynish 65

Name Type: agricultural

Meaning: The field of Crow, a family of lighthouse keepers.

Other Forms:

Related Places: Pàirc Crò, West Hynish

Information:Crow was the head lighthouse keeper at Skerryvore for many years. Bulbs were grown here in the 1950s.

William Crow, 53, from Portmahomack, Ross-shire, and his wife Margaret appear on the 1881 Census in Hynish.

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Languages : Gaelic, English

Informants: Lachlan MacFarlane, Hynish, 8/94 and 9/95