Township: Middleton

Map Reference: Middleton 4

Name Type: agricultural

Meaning: The big 'club' (land held jointly)

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Information:Nicknamed 'The Transvaal', possibly ironically, because of its size.

When the Glassary closed, the land was divided into 21 small plots and crofters drew lots out of a hat every year - Donald MacLean, Sandaig, SA 1976/135.

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Languages : Gaelic, English

Informants: Alasdair Sinclair, Greenhill, 11/93