Township: Vaul

Map Reference: Vaul 75

Name Type: shore

Meaning: The gully of the sawing

Other Forms: Sloc an t-Sàbhaidh - MMcK
An Sloc Sabhaidh - TMcK

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Information:"There was a saw mill in the old days, where they used to make wood for coffins. If my grandfather was coming home to Seaside after dark he would always go round the fields rather than go down there" - Lachlan MacKinnon, Parkhouse.

There was a strong boat-building tradition in Vaul in the second half of the nineteenth century.

Down at the shore, where the Pilot's cave is - TMcK
Where the Burnies' house is today - MMcK.

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Mairi MacKinnon, Parkhouse, 8/1995

Informant 2: Tommy MacKinnon, Vaul, 9/2017