Township: Ruaig,Ruaig

Map Reference: Ruaig v

Name Type: house

Meaning: The house of Big Iain the son of Neil of the 'Mountings'

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Related Places:

Niall a’ Mhountanaich had come from Moss - he was described as a ploughman in the 1871 Census and got his nickname from the brass mountings on the horses' traces. Iain's son was Neil 'the Gas' who delivered bottled gas from Calum Salum's shop - AS.

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Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Alasdair Sinclair, Brock, 5/1995