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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
BÀGH NA H-AIBHNE DUIBHE Bàgh na h-Aibhne Duibhe. Mr P McKenzie Crofter, n a Paircanan Eriskay
Mr James McIntyre Crofter Acarsaid Mhor, Eriskay
A A Carmichael Esq
061 This name is given to a small bay at the north end of the island of Eriskay, in the Sound of Eriskay, It means, "The Bay of the Black River"
ABHUINN DUBH Abhuinn Dubh Mr P McKenzie
Mr J McIntyre
A A Carmichael Esq
061 This name applies to a small hill-stream which rises in the arable land near the North-Eastern base of Beinn Sgreadhan, and runs Northwards for nearly a mile until it enters Bagh na Amhuinn Dubh, It means "Black Burn".
CALVAY Calvay
Callava
Calavay
Mr P McKenzie
Mr. J. McIntyre
Admiralty Chart
Black's Map.
061 This name is applied to a small island in the Sound of Eriskay, and at the North-eastern corner of the island of Eriskay, and within about a quarter of a mile of the point of that island The meaning is unknown It belongs to the Parish of South Uist, and is the property of J Gordon Esqr Cluny Castle Aberdeenshire

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County of Inverness -- Parish of South Uist

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Re entry 'Calvay' - written beside the 'Descriptive Remarks' column is the word Retain. I have done just that although the data has been crossed out.

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