Township: Hynish

Map Reference: Hynish g

Name Type: house

Meaning: The house of Sandy (Alexander) son of Colin (Campbell)

Other Forms: Taigh Chailein Bhàin - JMcK

Millport House

Related Places:

Information:Colin was her mother's brother. Her great grandfather was a Colin MacKinnon who was a stonemason who came from Ardnamurchan to work on Skerryvore lighthouse. He had a son Thomas, who had a son Colin, who had a son Sandy - JMcK, 9/1997.

Millport is the name of the house where the Lorimers stay today. It was named after the town in Bute where the wife of Sandaidh Chailein Bhàin came from, rather than being the site of a former water mill.

Port a' Mhuilinn is to the south of this house, so there obviously was a water mill nearby - JH

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Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Jessie MacKinnon, Mannal, 5/1996