Township: Scarinish

Map Reference: Scarinish 106

Name Type: well

Meaning: The well of the factor

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Information:This well is in front of The Reading Room. The factor "Gigi" preferred it to the water at Island House and used to stop there and fill up a flask - DMcP.

This is a refence to the factor John Geekie or Geikie, from Perthshire, who was appointed factor to Tiree in 1864, aged 24 - The Gaelic Otherworld, ed Ronald Black, p 640.

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Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Duncan MacPhee, Scarinish, 6/1995