Township: Kirkapol

Map Reference: Kirkapol D

Name Type: agricultural

Meaning: The croft of Big Malcolm the son of Alexander (Sandy)

Other Forms: Kirkapol Farm

Demonstration Farm

Croit Eachainn Mhic Laomainn

Croit Chaluim Mhòir - LMcL, MAMcD

Croit Chaluim Mhòir Shandaidh - DMcI

Related Places:

Information:The first person evacuated by air ambulance from Tiree was Malcolm MacLean - Calum Mòr Shandaidh - who had had a haemorrhage. The plane landed by An Sgeir Dhubh on Gott beach in 1934 while Dr Stewart was here - DMcI.
Malcolm MacLean. Now Anne Langley's croft - LMcL.

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Lachlan MacLean (Lachainn Sheumais), Vaul, 1/1994

Informant 2: Donald MacIntyre, Gott, 11/1995

Informant 3: Mary Ann MacDonald, Heanish, 5/1994