Township: Vaul

Map Reference: Vaul 33

Name Type: shore

Meaning: An area of land just south of Dùn Beag Bhalla, an Iron Age fort

See Boidhegeir in Longships on the Sand.

Other Forms: Boidhegeir, Lachlan MacKinnon, Vaul, 11/1993 (oral source)

Am Boidhegeir and Port Bhoidhegeir, Mary MacKinnon, Seaside, 11/1993 (oral source)

Boidheagal, Mairi MacKinnon, Parkhouse, 2/1994 (oral source)

Related Places:

Information:Taigh Sarah – many of her family died of TB and a deputation of local crofters persuaded her to abandon her house. They promised to build a new one for down by the shore, at a place called Am Boidhegeir, for her and her one remaining son, Niall Boidhegeir, who worked with Jake Munn in Baugh - Alasdair Sinclair, Brock, 4/2002.

Local Form:

Languages : Obscure

Informants: Lachlan MacLean (Lachainn Sheumais), Vaul, 11/1993

Informant 2: Mairi MacKinnon, Parkhouse, 2/1994

Informant 3: Mary MacKinnon, Seaside, 11/1993 and 5/1995