Township: Hynish

Map Reference: Hynish b

Name Type: house

Meaning: The big house at Hynish

Other Forms: Taigh Mòr Haoidhnis - JMcK, JF

Hynish Farm - ONB p234, "a dwelling house of considerable size."

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Information:Broken up into East (21 crofts) and West Hynish in 1914 - SA 1971/99/A18.

In 1841 George MacLean, the tenant of Hynish Farm had eight members of his househould, in 1851 sixteen, and in 1861 seventeen

Local Form:

Languages : Norse, Gaelic

Informants: Jessie MacKinnon (Teasaidh Lachainn), Mannal, 6/1994

Informant 2: John Fletcher, Balemartine, 8/2009

Informant 3: OS