Township: Scarinish

Map Reference: Scarinish 76

Name Type: agriculture

Meaning: The croft of the manse; or MacKay's manse; or Daniel

Other Forms: Croit Danniel Hannay - DMcP

Related Places:

Around what is now the old peoples' home.

He was digging under the house next to the butcher's when he found a 'fancy' clay pipe. He asked his uncle whose it was and he said it had belonged to Daniel Hannay, who had lived on the site of the banker's house and had had Croit a' Mhansa (or possibly the ground accross the road from the manse) - Duncan MacPhee, Scarinish, 3/1996.

Iain Mun from Heanish was an elder in the Free Church and became tenant of this croft - Robert Nisbet, Heanish, 6/1994 and Neil Johnston, Heanish, 4/1996.

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Margaret MacKinnon, Heanish, 4/1994 and 4/1995

Informant 2: Duncan MacPhee, Scarinish, 3/1996