Township: Scarinish

Map Reference: Scarinish cc

Name Type: house

Meaning: The house of Guthrie; or Iain the son of James the son of Alan

Other Forms: Taigh Guthrie - DMcP, AMcL

Taigh Iain Sheumais mhic Ailein - AMcL

Related Places:

Guthrie was a shoemaker. After him came Seumas mhic Ailein who had three children - Iain Sheumais (the pier master), Mor and Fionnghala. Now the Stokers' - AMcL.

Guthrie was a piper - DMcP.

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Angus MacLean, Scarinish, 5/1997

Informant 2: Duncan MacPhee, Scarinish, 9/1997