Township: Unknown Township

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Meaning: OPR: Gortenviceachin - DG. Probably 'the field of the son of Hector'

See Goirtean in Longships on the Sand.

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Information:Hector Kennedy thought Gortenviceachin might have been in Caolas (SA1974.142.B3)
The 1841 Census has Kenovay and Gorten together.

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Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Duncan Grant, 7/2017 from OPR Births

Informant 2: Hear Dr Margaret Mackay on SA1974.142.B3