Township: Moss

Map Reference: Moss H

Name Type: agricultural

Meaning: Croft belonging to Duncan, son of Hector

Other Forms:

Related Places: An Rel, Moss.

Information:The Scottish Agricultural College tried growing hawthorn on Walter Hume’s croft in Hynish. Alasdair Sinclair, Greenhill allowed the college to grow lodge pole pine on Croit Dhonnchaidh Eachainn (his wife’s croft in Moss). A storm blew them all out of the ground. They also tried to grow trees on Neil Bila MacArthur’s father’s croft in Middleton. Robert Beck, Ruaig, 2/2007
An Rel leads into this croft - AS.

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Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Alasdair Sinclair, Greenhill, 6/1994