Township: Ruaig,Sothaigh

Map Reference: Soay 15

Name Type: shore

Meaning: The black clefts of Catriona

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Named after an old woman from Sgibinis who collected seaweed there - AS.

Catriona was the sister of Charlotte who had the shop. She was an active fisher in her own right and owned her own skiff at the end of the 19th century - Hector MacPhail, Ruaig, 10/1996.

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Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Alasdair Sinclair, Brock, 2/1994