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Inverness-shire (Skye) volume 13

Page List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks Continued entries/extra info Transcriber's notes
OS1/16/13/1 SMALL ISLES Small Isles 070; 071; 072; 073 Authorised and described in Name Book of Sheet 71 of 1/2500 work.
OS1/16/13/1 [Page] 1 Island of Eigg -- Inverness-shire
OS1/16/13/2 CROIS MHOR Crois Mhòr Crois Mhòr Norman Macpherson Esq. Eigg Name Obtained by Captain Fawkes R.E. [Royal Engineers] 073 Applied to a large piece of arable ground situated immediately north of Kildonnan and east of Crois Bheag in the island of Eigg. There is a tradition that there was a Cross somewhere at the north west end of this field the site of which cannot be identified now. The field now goes under the name of "Crois Mhòr" as being the larger in Contra distinction of "Crois Bheag" the little field. Prop. [Property] of Norman Macpherson Esq. Eigg. Sig. [Significance] "Big Cross"
OS1/16/13/2 CROIS BHEAG Crois Bheag Crois Bheag Norman Macpherson Esq. Eigg Name Obtained by Captain Fawkes R.E. [Royal Engineers] 073 Applies to a small narrow strip of pasture field situated immediately north west of Kildonnan and west of Crois Mòr and separated from it by the road. Property of Norman Macpherson Esq Eigg. Sig. [Significance] "Little Cross."
OS1/16/13/2 [Page] 2 Parish of Small Isles Eigg -- Inverness-shire [page signed] A. McDonald C/A [Civilian Assistant]
OS1/16/13/3 ABHUINN GLEANN CHARADALE Abhuinn Gleann Chàradale Abhuinn Gleann Chàradale Abhuinn Gleann Chàradale John Donald & Duncan McPherson Factor & Sons Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg Major Macpherson R.E. [Royal Engineers] 070 Applies to a mountain stream rising at the south east side of Lower Grulin & flowing in a north easterly direction through Gleann Chàradail till it empties itself into the Bay of Laig.
OS1/16/13/3 CNOC AIRIDH MHIC DHOMHNUILL BHAIN Cnoc Airidh Mhic Dhomhnuill Bhàin John Donald & Duncan McPherson Factor & Sons Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg Major Macpherson R.E. [Royal Engineers] 070 Applies to a small hill on the north east side of Còrn Bheinn a short distance east of the south end of Gleann Chàradail. Sig [Signification] "Hill of fair Macdonald's shealing".
OS1/16/13/3 SLIABH BEINN TIGHE Sliabh Beinn Tighe John Donald & Duncan McPherson Factor & Sons Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg Major Macpherson R.E. [Royal Engineers] 070 Applies to a large mossy flat on the east side of Beinn an Tighe, on the north east side of Loch Beinn Tighe & on the west side of Gleann Chàradail. Sig [Significance] "Mountain of the hill of a house".
OS1/16/13/3 [Page] 3 Sheet 70 -- Island of Eigg -- County of Inverness [Page signed] R. Hawkins R.E. [Royal Engineers]
OS1/16/13/4 CNOC CREAGACH Cnoc Creagach Cnoc Creagach John Donald & Duncan McPherson Factor & Sons Revd [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 070 Applies to a low hillock about ⅜ of a mile of a mile north east of Cnoc Airidh Mic Dhomhnuill Bhàin, & on the east side of Gleann Chàradail Sig [Signification] "Rocky
OS1/16/13/4 CLACH ALASDAIR Clach Alasdair John Donald & Duncan McPherson Factor & Sons Revd [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 070 Applies to a large flat rock on the north west coast of Eigg, on the north side of Poll an Dubha & a short distance west of the west end of the Bay of Laig. Sig. [Signification] [Alea]
OS1/16/13/4 BAY OF LAIG Bay of Laig John Donald & Duncan McPherson Factor & Sons Revd [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 070; 071 Applies to a large Bay on the north west coast of Eigg, a short distance north east of Poll an Dubhachais & at the north end of Gleann Chàradail
OS1/16/13/4 POLL AN DUBHACHAIS Poll an Dubhachais John Donald & Duncan McPherson Factor & Sons Revd [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 070 Applies to a large hollow on the north west Coast of Eigg, on the north side of Sliabh Beinn an Tighe & a short distance west of the Bay of Laig Sig. [Signification] "Pool of the Sorrow."
OS1/16/13/4 [Page] 4 Sheet 70 -- Island of Eigg -- County of Inverness [Page signed] R. Hawkins S.R.E [Sapper Royal Engineers]
OS1/16/13/5 BIDEIN BOIDHEACH Bidein Boidheach Bidein Boidheach John Donald and Duncan McPherson Factor & Sons Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 070 Applies to the top of a high precipice on the south west Coast of Eigg on the north side of Lower Gruline & a short distance west of Beannan Breaca Sig [Significance] "Pretty Summit".
OS1/16/13/5 RUDHA AN AISEID Rudha an Aiseid John Donald and Duncan McPherson Factor & Sons Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 070 Applies to a point of land on the west Coast of Eigg about ¾ of a mile west of Beinn an Tighe & about the same distance south of Poll and Dubhachais. Sig [Significance] Promontory of the delivery".
OS1/16/13/5 GLEANN CHARADALE Gleann Chàradail Gleann Chàradale John Donald and Duncan McPherson Factor & Sons Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg Major Macpherson RE [Royal Engineers] 070 Applies to a large glen; the south end of which is on the west side of Còrn Beinn, it then extends in a north easterly direction on the west-side of Cnoc Creagach, on the east side of Sliabh Beinn a Tighe, & a short distance south of the Bay of Laig.
OS1/16/13/5 [Page] 5 Sheet 70 -- Island of Eigg -- County of Inverness [Page signed] R. Hawkins S.R.E [Sapper Royal Engineers]
OS1/16/13/6 BEANNAN BREACA Beannan Breaca Beannan Breaca John Donald & Duncan McPherson Factor & Sons Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 070 Applies to a rocky ridge on the north side of lower Grulin on the east side of Bidein Boidheach & on the west side of Loch Beinn an Tighe Sig. [Signification] "Speckled hills".
OS1/16/13/6 BEINN TIGHE Beinn Tighe Duncan McPherson 070 Applies to a rocky hill situated on the north east side of Beannan Breaca on the north side of Loch Beinn a Tighe & on the west side of Slaibh Beinn Tighe. Sig [Signification] "Hill of a house".
OS1/16/13/6 LOCH BEINN TIGHE Loch Beinn Tighe Duncan McPherson 070 Applies to a large fresh water loch on the south west side of Slaibh Beinn an Tighe, on the south side of Beinn a Tighe & on the east side of Beannan Breaca Sig [Signification] "Loch of a house".
OS1/16/13/6 [Page] 6 Sheet 70 -- Isle of Eigg -- County of Inverness Lower Gruline [crossed out] Described in Sheet 71 Trace 3 [Page signed] R. Hawkins S.R.E [Sapper Royal Engineers]
OS1/16/13/7 SOUND OF RUM Sound of Rum 061 ; 067 ; 070 ; 071 ; 072 Authorised and described in Name Book of Sheet 66. Rum
OS1/16/13/7 [Page] 7 Sheet 70 -- Ph. [Parish] of Small Isles -- Inverness-shire
OS1/16/13/7 Sound of Rum - (Roman Capitals)
OS1/16/13/8 BLAR MOR Blàr Mòr 071 Authorised and described in Sheet 71 Plan 5.
OS1/16/13/8 SCHOOL [Eigg] School (Boys & Girls) School (Boys & Girls) School (Boys & Girls) School (Boys & Girls) Rev. [Reverend] J. Sinclair, Minister of Small Isles Mr. J. McPherson, Factor, Eigg Mr. D. McPherson son of above Mr. A. Joass, Architect, Dingwall & Contractor for School etc 071 A substantial building situated on E, [East] side of public road leading from the landing place, at Galnisdale, to Cleadale etc & about ¾ of a mile N. [North] of the parish Church, it consists of a schoolroom to accommodate 80 children, & a dwelling house for a Teacher. The Schoolroom has been erected recently, agreeably to the requirements of the education act, and the dwelling house (which was formerly the school also) repaired, the average attendance is 45, the school etc is the property of the ratepayersof the Parish.
OS1/16/13/8 [Page] 8 Sheet 71 -- Small Isles Ph. [Parish] -- Island of Eigg Inverness-shire [Page signed] Signed A. McDonald Lance Corpl RE [Lance Corporal Royal Engineers]
OS1/16/13/8 Blàr Mòr - (Marginal)
OS1/16/13/9 TALM Talm Talm Talm Talm Duncan McPherson Factor's son Donlad McPherson Factor's son John McPherson Factor Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 071 Applies to a track of sloping, bumpy ground between the foot of precipice & the sea on the north west side of Eigg.
OS1/16/13/9 EILEAN THAILM Eilean Thailm Duncan McPherson Factor's son Donlad McPherson Factor's son John McPherson Factor Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 071 Applies to a large flat rock nearly covered at high water, situated on the north west coast of Eigg & a short distance west of Sgòr Sgaileach. Sig [Signification] "Island of a round form.
OS1/16/13/9 DUN THALASGAIR Dùn Thalasgair Duncan McPherson Factor's son Donlad McPherson Factor's son John McPherson Factor Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 071 Applies to a high point of land at angle of precipice on the north Coast of Eigg & on the south side of An Tolm.
OS1/16/13/9 SGOR SGAINEACH Sgòr Sgàileach Duncan McPherson Factor's son Donlad McPherson Factor's son John McPherson Factor Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 071 Applies to a precipice along the north Coast of Eigg about ¼ of a mile in length on the north side of An Tolm. Sig [Signification] "Sharp Shadow Rock".
OS1/16/13/9 [Page] 9 Sheet 71 -- Island of Eigg -- County of Inverness
OS1/16/13/10 BEINN BHUIDHE Beinn Bhuidhe Beinn Bhuidhe Beinn Bhuidhe Beinn Bhuidhe Duncan McPherson Factor's son Donald McPherson Factor's son John McPherson Factor Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 071 Applies to a large hill nearly surrounded by a high precipice situated at the north end of Eigg, on the west side of Stroadh & a short distance south east of Blàr Mòr Sig [Signification] "Yellow Hill".
OS1/16/13/10 COIRE NA FOLA Coire na Fòla Duncan McPherson Factor's son Donald McPherson Factor's son John McPherson Factor Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 071 Applies to a small hollow on the north side of Eigg, about ½ mile west from Rudha nan Tri Chlach & about the same distance east from Dùn Thalasgair. Sig [Signification] Hollow of the [---]
OS1/16/13/10 ALLT CEANN A' GHARAIDH Allt Ceann a' Ghàraidh Duncan McPherson Factor's son Donald McPherson Factor's son John McPherson Factor Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 071 Applies to a small mountain stream flowing from the loch at the south side of Coire na Fola in a north easterly direction till it empties into the sea about ½ mile north west of Rudha nan Tri Chlach Sig [Signification] "Stream of the end of the [---]
OS1/16/13/10 [Page] 10 Sheet 71 -- Island of Eigg -- County of Inverness [Page signed] R. Hawkins S.R.E [Sapper Royal Engineers]
OS1/16/13/10 Coire na Fòla - (Marginal) Coire na Fòla - unable to read word in descriptive text, lost in fold of book Allt Ceann a' Ghàraidh - unable to read word in descriptive text, lost in fold of book Allt Ceann a' Ghàraidh - (Marginal)
OS1/16/13/11 STRUIDH Struidh Struidh John Donald & Duncan McPherson, Factor & Sons Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 071 Applies to a track of sloping bumpy ground on the north east side of Eigg between foot of precipice & sea adjoining An Tolm, & on the east side of Beinn Bhuidhe.
OS1/16/13/11 RUDHA NAN TRI CHLACH Rudha nan Tri Chlach Duncan McPherson 071 Applies to a point of land on the north east Coast of Eigg about ½ mile south east of Allt Ceam à Ghàraidh & on the east side of Struidh. Sig [Signification] "Promontory of the three stones."
OS1/16/13/11 SGURR NA H-IOLAIRE Sgùrr nah-Iolaire Duncan McPherson 071 Applies to a high point of the precipice on the north east coast of Eigg & on the east side of Beinn Bhuidhe. Sig [Signification] "Sharps rock of the eagle."
OS1/16/13/11 [Page] 11 Sheet 71 -- Island of Eigg -- County of Inverness [Page signed] R. Hawkins S.R.E. [Sapper Royal Engineers]
OS1/16/13/12 ALLT NA H-AIRDE MEADHONAICH Allt na h-Airde Meadhonaich Allt na h-Airde Meadhonaich Allt na h-Airde Meadhonaich Allt na h-Airde Meadhonaich Duncan McPherson Factor's Son Donald McPherson Factor's son John McPherson Factor Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 071 Applies to a small mountain stream rising about ¼ of a mile south west of Sgùr na h-Iolaire & flowing in a south easterly direction through Stroudh & empties itself into the Atlantic Ocean. Sig [Signification] "Stream of the middle hill."
OS1/16/13/12 AN CRUACHAN An Cruachan Duncan McPherson Factor's Son Donald McPherson Factor's son John McPherson Factor Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 071 Applies to a hill near the east Coast of Eigg on the side of Beinn Bhuidh & a short distance north of Monadh a' Bhràighe.
OS1/16/13/12 MONADH A' BHRAIGHE Monadh a' Bhràighe Duncan McPherson Factor's Son Donald McPherson Factor's son John McPherson Factor Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 071 Applies to a track of hilly ground on the east side of Eigg, on the south side of Beinn Bhuidhe & on the north east side of Blàr Mòr Sig [Signification] "Mountain of the tops."
OS1/16/13/12 [Page] 12 Sheet 71 -- Island of Eigg -- County of Inverness [Page signed] R. Hawkins S.R.E. [Sapper Royal Engineers]
OS1/16/13/13 CACHLAIDH NAM MARBH Cachlaidh nam Marbh Cachlaidh nam Marbh Cachlaidh nam Marbh Cachlaidh nam Marbh Duncan McPherson Factor's Son Donald McPherson Factor's Son John McPherson Factor Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 071 Applies to the site of gate on road, about ¾ of a mile south west of An Cruachan & on the north east side of Blàr Dubh. Sig [Signification] Gate of the dead."
OS1/16/13/13 BEALACH CLITH Bealach Clìth Duncan McPherson Factor's Son Donald McPherson Factor's Son John McPherson Factor Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 071 Applies to a small hollow on the south east side of Blàr Mòr & a short distance south of Monagh a' Bhràighe. Sig [Signification] "Awkward pass".
OS1/16/13/13 LEAC A' GHUIDHAL Leac a' Ghuidhal Duncan McPherson Factor's Son Donald McPherson Factor's Son John McPherson Factor Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 071 Applies to a part of the precipice round the east coast of Eigg, on the south east side of Bealach Clìth. and about ¼ of a mile east from the south side of Blàr Mòr
OS1/16/13/13 [Page] 13 Sheet 71 -- Island of Eigg -- County of Inverness [Page signed] R. Hawkins S.R.E. [Sapper Royal Engineers]
OS1/16/13/14 ALLT A' CHAM LOIN Allt a' Chàm Lòin Allt a' Chàm Lòin Allt a' Chàm Lòin Allt a' Chàm Lòin Duncan McPherson Factor's Son Donald McPherson Factor's Son John McPherson Factor Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 071 Applies to a small mountain stream rising on the south side of An Cruachan & flows in a south westerly direction till it joins Allt a' Bhlàir Dhuibh a short distance south of Cachlaidh nam Marbh after which it is Abhuinn a Cham Lòin Sig [Signification] "Stream of the Crooked Marsh."
OS1/16/13/14 ALLT A' BHLAIR DHUIBH Allt a' Bhlàir Dhuibh Duncan McPherson Factor's Son Donald McPherson Factor's Son John McPherson Factor Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 071 Applies to a mountain stream rising at the south end of Blàr Dubh & flowing through the same in a north easterly direction till it joins Allt a' Càm Lòin at a short distance west of Cachlaidh nam Marbh. Sig [Signification] "Stream of the black field".
OS1/16/13/14 BLAR DUBH Blàr Dubh Duncan McPherson Factor's Son Donald McPherson Factor's Son John McPherson Factor Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 071 Applies to a large mossy flat on the east side of Gleann Ghàradail & on the west side of Glacan Dorcha. Sig [Signification] "Black field."
OS1/16/13/14 [Page] 14 Sheet 71 -- Island of Eigg -- County of Inverness [Page signed] R. Hawkins S.R.E. [Sapper Royal Engineers]
OS1/16/13/14 Allt a' Chàm Lòin - (Marginal)
OS1/16/13/15 GLAC AN DORCHADAIS Glac an Dorchadais Glac an Dorchadais Glac an Dorchadais Glac an Dorchadais Duncan McPherson Factor's Son Donald McPherson Factor's Son John McPherson Factor Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 071 Applies to a hillside abounding in small hollows, on the west side of Blàr Mòr & on the south east side of Blàr Dubh. Sig [Signification] "Dark hollow."
OS1/16/13/15 BLAR MOR Blàr Mòr Duncan McPherson Factor's Son Donald McPherson Factor's Son John McPherson Factor Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 071 Applies to a large hollow Chiefly under Cultivation at one time, on the east side of Glac an Dorchadais & on the west side of Monadh a' Bhraighe. Sig [Signification] "Great Field."
OS1/16/13/15 ABHUINN A CHAM LOIN Abhuinn a' Chàm Lòin 071 Authorised and described in Name Book of Sheet 70 Plan 9.
OS1/16/13/15 [Page] 15 Sheet 71 -- Island of Eigg -- County of Inverness [Page signed] R. Hawkins S.R.E. [Sapper Royal Engineers]
OS1/16/13/15 Allt a' Bhlàir Mhòir [Crossed out]
OS1/16/13/16 CAM LON Cam Lòn 071 Authorised and described in Name Book of Sheet 70 Plan 9.
OS1/16/13/16 CLIATAN MOR Cliatan Mòr 071 Authorised and described in Name Book of Sheet 70 Plan 9.
OS1/16/13/16 SGEIR BREACINNIS Sgeir Breacinnis 071 Authorised and described in Name Book of Sheet 70 Plan 5.
OS1/16/13/16 Site of CROSS [Eigg] Site of Cross Site of Cross Norman Macpherson Esq. Eigg Name obtained by Captain Fawkes R.E. [Royal Engineers] 071 Applies to the site of an ancient Cross which at one time stood here. The people continued to perform the "Degril" round it in all funeral processions well on into the present Century and is mention by "Martin". It is situated on the east side of the road leading between Galmisdale and the Bay of Laig and immediately north of the school.
OS1/16/13/16 [Page] 16 Island of Eigg -- County of Inverness [Page signed] A. McDonald C/A. [Civilian Assistant]
OS1/16/13/16 Cliatan Mòr - (Marginal) Sgeir Breacinnis - (Marginal)
OS1/16/13/17 LOCH NA MNA MOIRE Loch na Mnà Mòire John Donald & Duncan McPherson, Factor & Sons Revd. [Reverend] John Sinclair Manse of Eigg 072 Applies to a large fresh water loch situated about ½ mile north west from the Scour of Eigg about ¼ of a mile south of Còrn-bheinn & about the same distance east of An Cruachan. Sig [Signification] "Loch of the Big woman".
OS1/16/13/17 LOCH CAOL NA CORN-BHEINNE Loch Caol na Còrn bheinne John Donald & Duncan McPherson, Factor & Sons Revd. [Reverend] John Sinclair Manse of Eigg 072 Applies to a small loch on the south side of Còrn-bheinn & a short distance north of loch nam Ban Mora. Sig [Significance] "Narrow loch of the hill of the drinking Cup."
OS1/16/13/17 CORN-BHEINN Còrn-bheinn John Donald & Duncan McPherson, Factor & Sons Revd. [Reverend] John Sinclair Manse of Eigg 072 Applies to a small hill about ¾ of a mile north west from the Scour of Eigg & about ¼ of a mile north of Loch na Mnà Mòire. Sig [Signification] "Hill of the drinking Cup".
OS1/16/13/17 [Page] 17 Sheet 72 -- Island of Eigg -- County of Inverness [Page signed] R. Hawkins S.R.E. [Sapper Royal Engineers]
OS1/16/13/18 AN CRUACHAN An Cruachan An Cruachan John Donald & Duncan McPherson, Factor & Sons Revd. [Reverend] John Sinclair Manse of Eigg 072 Applies to a hill about 1 mile north west from the Scour of Eigg, a short distance east of Lower Gruline, & about ¼ of a mile west from Loch nan Ban Mora. Sig [Signification] "Hip".
OS1/16/13/18 [Page] 18 Sheet 72 -- Island of Eigg -- County of Inverness An Sgùr [Crossed out] Upper Gruline [Crossed out] [Page signed] R. Hawkins S.R.E. [Sapper Royal Engineers]
OS1/16/13/19 ALLT NA CRICHE Allt na Crìche Allt na Crìche John Donald & Duncan McPherson Factor & Sons Revd. [Reverend] John Sinclair Manse of Eigg 072 Applies to a small mountain stream rising about ½ mile west of the Scour of Eigg & follows in a southern direction till it falls into the Atlantic Ocean about ¼ of a mile north of Dubh-sgeir. Sig [Signification] "Stream of the marsh."
OS1/16/13/19 GRULIN IOCHDRACH Grulin Iochdrach John Donald & Duncan McPherson Factor & Sons Revd. [Reverend] John Sinclair Manse of Eigg 072 Applies to a small district on the South Side of Eigg, a short distance south west of An Cruachan & on the east side of Sgeir Sgaothaig.
OS1/16/13/19 DUBH-SGEIR Dubh-sgeir John Donald & Duncan McPherson Factor & Sons Revd. [Reverend] John Sinclair Manse of Eigg 072 Applies to a large flat rock nearly Covered at high water, situated on the south Coast of Eigg & about ¼ of a mile south from the south end of Allt na Crìche. Sig [Signification] "Black Rock."
OS1/16/13/19 [Page] 19 Sheet 72 -- Island of Eigg -- County of Inverness [Page signed] R. Hawkins S.R.E. [Sapper Royal Engineers]
OS1/16/13/20 BOGHA NA CURAICH Bogha na Curaich Bogha na Curaich John Donald & Duncan McPherson Factor & Sons Revd. [Reverend] John Sinclair Manse of Eigg 072 Applies to a flat rock only visible at low water, on the south west Coast of Eigg about ½ mile west from lower Grulin & a short distance west from Sgoir Sgaothaig Sig [Signification] "Reef of the Coracle".
OS1/16/13/20 SGEIR SGAOTHAIG Sgeir Sgaothaig John Donald & Duncan McPherson Factor & Sons Revd. [Reverend] John Sinclair Manse of Eigg 072 Applies to a flat rock on the south west Coast of Eigg on the south west side of Lower Gruline & a short distance east from Bogha na Curaich Sig [Signification] "Rock of the little swarm"
OS1/16/13/20 LOCHAN NIGHEAN DUGHAILL Lochan Nighean Dughaill John Donald & Duncan McPherson Factor & Sons Revd. [Reverend] John Sinclair Manse of Eigg 072 Applies to a small loch a short distance north of An Cruachan, about ¼ of a mile west from Còrn-bheinn. Sig [Signification] "Little loch of the black [---]".
OS1/16/13/20 [Page] 20 Sheet 72 -- Island of Eigg -- County of Inverness [Page signed] R. Hawkins S.R.E. [Sapper Royal Engineers]
OS1/16/13/20 Lochan Nighean Dughaill - unable to transcribe word in description remarks, lost in fold of book
OS1/16/13/21 CNOC DHONNACHAIDH MHIC NEILL Cnoc Dhonnachaidh Mhic Neill Cnoc Dhonnachaidh Mhic Neill Messrs John Duncan & Donald Macpherson Factor & Sons Island of Eigg. Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 073 A low Circular Hill about Nearly a quarter of a mile in diameter Situated a quarter of a mile South West of "Bruach Dearg" & South of the N.E. [North East] Corner of upper Gruline: Meaning:- Duncan McNeil's Hill.
OS1/16/13/21 GUALAINN NA SGURRA Gualainn na Sgùrra Messrs John Duncan & Donald Macpherson Factor & Sons Island of Eigg. Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 073 A narrow Ridge ⅜ of a mile in length lying east & west Situate, at the east end of "An Sqùrr" & on the N.E. [North East] Side of "upper Gruline" English meaning:- Shoulder of the Sharp rocks.
OS1/16/13/21 GALMISDALE Galmisdale Messrs John Duncan & Donald Macpherson Factor & Sons Island of Eigg. Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 073 A small district "Comprising the residence of the proprietors & a few tenements" about ⅞ of a mile in length & ⅝ in breadth Situated the South east Corner of the Island; Sig. [Signification] not known.
OS1/16/13/21 GALMISDALE POINT Galmisdale Point Messrs John Duncan & Donald Macpherson Factor & Sons Island of Eigg. Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 073 A rocky promontory Situated the extreme South South-east Corner of the Island & a quarter of a mile South east of "Nead na Feannaig" at the extreme point of which there is a pier (Small Stone building)
OS1/16/13/21 [Page] 21 Sheet of 3 -- Island of Eigg -- Parish of Small Isles -- County of Inverness [Page signed] William Fraser
OS1/16/13/22 SGEIREAN NA CLEITE Sgeirean na Cleite Sgeirean na Cleite Messrs John, Duncan & Donald Macpherson Factor & Sons Isle of Eigg. Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 073 Applies to two flat rocks below high-water mark Situated a Short distance from the beach on the South east Side of 'Galmisdale Point" & a quarter of a mile N.E. [North East] of "Rudh an Tancaird" English meaning Rocks of the Rocky eminence.
OS1/16/13/22 UAMH FHRAING Uamh Fhraing Messrs John, Duncan & Donald Macpherson Factor & Sons Isle of Eigg. Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 073 This noted Cave has a very narrow opening through which one Could hardly Creep on his knees & hands. It rises Steep & lofty within & runs into the Bowels of the earth to the depth of 255 measured feet; the height at the entrance may be about threefeet, but rises with to 18 or 20, & the breadth may vary in the Same proportions. The side & Stoney bottom of this Cave is strewed with bones of Men, Women & Children, the Sad relics of the ancient inhabitants of the Island 200 in number; Who were Slain on the following Occasion:- The Macdonalds of the Isle of Eigg, a people dependent on Clan-Ronald, had done some injury to the Laird of Mac-Leod. The tradition of the Isle Says, that it was by a personal attack on the Chieftain in which his back was broken. But that of the other Isles bears, more probably, that injury was offered to two or three of the Mac-Leods Who, landing upon Eigg, & using Some freedom with the young Women, were Seized by the Islanders, bound hand & foot & turned adrift in a boat which the winds & waves Safely Conducted to Skye. To avenge the offense given, McLeod Sailed with Such a body of men as rendered resistance hopeless. The natives, fearing the vengeance Concealed themselves in this Cavern, & after a Strict Search the McLeods went on board their Galleys after doing what mischief they Could, Concluding the inhabitants had left the Isle, & betaken themselves to the long Island or Some of Clan Ronald's other possessions. But next morning they espied from the vessels a man upon the [Continued p. 23]
OS1/16/13/22 [Page] 22 Sheet 73 -- Island of Eigg -- Parish of Small Isles -- County of Inverness
OS1/16/13/23 UAMH FHRAING Uamh Fhraing Messrs John, Duncan & Donald Macpherson Factor & Sons Isle of Eigg. Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 073 the Island & immediately landing again they traced his retreat by the marks of his footsteps, a light Snow being unhappily on the Ground. Mac-Leod then Surrounded the Cavern, Summoned the Subterranean Garrison & demanded that the individuals Who had offended him Should be delivered up to him. This was peremptorily refused. The Chieftain then Caused his people to divert the Course of a rill of Water which falling over the entrance of the Cave, would have prevented his proposed revenge. He then Kindled at the entrance of the Cavern a huge fire Composed of wood & ferns & maintained it with unrelenting assiduity until all within were destroyed by Suffocation. The date of this dreadful deed must have been recent if one may judge from the fresh appearance of those relics. The above account of "Uamh Fhraing" is extracted from:- Note 2.L. in Sir Walter Scotts Appendix to the Lord of the Isles. The english meaning of the Name Adopted for this Cavern is:- Francis' Cave.
OS1/16/13/23 POST OFFICE [Eigg] Post Office Messrs John, Duncan, & Donald Macpherson Factor & Sons Island of Eigg. 072 Applies to a Sub-post office where postage Stamps are Sold & letters received, & given out twice a Week. Letters are Conveyed from, & to this Island by the Steam Ship Clansman to, and from Greenock. The building used for post office is part of a farm-house owned by Norman Macpherson Nead-na-Fannaig.
OS1/16/13/23 [Page] 23 Sheet 73 -- Island of Eigg -- Parish of Small Isles -- County of Inverness Description of Uamh Fhraing Continued [Page signed] William Fraser
OS1/16/13/24 BOGHA MHIC GILL'-IOSA Bogha Mhic Gill-Iosa Bogha Mhic Gill-Iosa Messrs John Duncan & Donald Macpherson Factor & Sons Isle of Eigg. Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 073 Applies to a rocky ridge under High-water mark Situated adjoin the beach of the South West Corner of Castle Island; meaning Sunken rock of Gillie's Sow.
OS1/16/13/24 RUDH' AN TANCAIRD Rudh' an Tancaird Messrs John Duncan & Donald Macpherson Factor & Sons Isle of Eigg. Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 073 A rocky promontory situated on the South east Side of the Isle of Eigg, half a mile N.W. [North West] of the South end of Castle Island; meaning:- promontory of the Tankard.
OS1/16/13/24 GRULIN UACHDRACH Grulin Uachdrach Messrs John Duncan & Donald Macpherson Factor & Sons Isle of Eigg. Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 073 A district Comprehending a Square of three quarters of a mile a side of Rough heathy pasture, Situated, on the West side of Galmisdale, South of An Sqùrr & on the South West Side of the Isle of Eigg Sig. [Signification] not known.
OS1/16/13/24 CREAG NAM FAOILEANN Creag nam Faoileann Messrs John Duncan & Donald Macpherson Factor & Sons Isle of Eigg. Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 073 A precipice Situated on the South Coast of the Island of Eigg & half a mile West of "Uamh Fhraing" English meaning:- Rock of the Sea falls.
OS1/16/13/24 [Page] 24 Sheet 73 -- Island of Eigg -- Parish of Small Isles -- County of Inverness [Page signed] William Fraser
OS1/16/13/25 MANSE [Eigg] Manse Manse Mr. John MacPherson Factor & Donald & Duncan Macpherson (Sons) Island of Eigg. Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 073 Apples to the residence of the Presbyterian Parish Minister including garden & offices; Situated on the east side of the Island on the N. [North] side of Allt a' Mhuillinn ½ a mile West of Kildonnan & ⅜ of a mile N. [North] of "Cnoc Pharlain"
OS1/16/13/25 CHURCH [Eigg] Church Mr. John MacPherson Factor & Donald & Duncan Macpherson (Sons) Island of Eigg. Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 073 A small building recently erected Containing 150 Sittings, Situated a quarter of a mile North of the Manse This Small, but, Substantial Stone ecclesiastical edifice is the established Parish Church, the Hebridean Parish Consisting of the inhabited Islands of Eigg, Rum, Canna & Muck & a few unhabited Islets. The Parish is in the Prebystery of Skye & Synod of Glenelg. Patron the Crown.
OS1/16/13/25 SANDAVEAG BURN Sandaveag Burn Mr. John MacPherson Factor & Donald & Duncan Macpherson (Sons) Island of Eigg. Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 073 Applies to a mountain Stream issuing a quarter of a mile N.W. [North West] of "An Sgùrr" & flows eastward passing South of the manse where it changes Name to that of Allt a' Mhuillinn. English meaning:- Local.
OS1/16/13/25 [Page] 25 73 -- Island of Eigg -- Parish of Small Isles -- County of Inverness [Page signed] William Fraser
OS1/16/13/25 Manse - (Roman Print) Church - (Roman Print)
OS1/16/13/26 AN LETH-ALLT Leth Allt Leth Allt Messrs John Donald & Duncan Factor & Sons Island of Eigg. Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 073 A Stream issuing half a mile N.E. [North East] of "An Sgùrr" flowing South east passing South of "Bruach Dearg" & forming the Nothern Boundary of "Galmisdale' falling into the Sea South of "Nead na Feannaig"; English Meaning:- Half Stream.
OS1/16/13/26 NEAD-NA-FEANNAIGE Nead-na-feannaige Messrs John Donald & Duncan Factor & Sons Island of Eigg. Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 073 Applies to the proprietor's residence a medium Sized Substantial Stone building with garden & a few Small Offices attached Situate in an inclosed piece of wood a quarter of a mile NW [North West of "Galmisdale Point" & half a mile South east of "Cnoc Dhonnachaidh Mhic Neill"; Signification:- Nest of the Royston.
OS1/16/13/26 AN SGURR An Sgùrr Messrs John Donald & Duncan Factor & Sons Island of Eigg. Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 073 Applies to the most Conspicuous part of the Island of Eigg This hill from its peculiar Shape has of a distance a Singular appearance, but as no approach nearer, it rises in Grandeur & at length, a Stupendous Columnar promontory bursts on our view. The Whole of this promontory is perfectly mural extends for upwards of 1 mile, & rises to the height of 1.340 feet This singular piece of natural workmanship lies nearly east & west the east end of which is Situated;- Near the South end of the Island, a mile & three quarters N.W. [North West] of "Castle Island" & one mile West of "Nead na Feannaige"; Signification:- The Sharp Rock.
OS1/16/13/26 [Page] 26 Sheet 73 -- Island of Eigg -- Parish of Small Isles -- County of Inverness An Sgùrr Written on body of Sheet 72 [Page signed] William Fraser
OS1/16/13/27 SANDAVOURE Sandavoure Mr. John Macpherson Factor & Donald & Duncan Macpherson, Sons, Island of Eigg. Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 073 A Substantial farm-house with out buildings attached Situated on the West Side of "Cnoc Pharlain" & on the east Side of "Bruach Dearg"; Meaning of the Name not known.
OS1/16/13/27 CNOC PHARLAIN Cnoc Pharlain Mr. John Macpherson Factor & Donald & Duncan Macpherson, Sons, Island of Eigg. Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 073 A Small Circular Knoll Situated on the east Side of Sandavoure; English meaning:- Farlane's Knoll.
OS1/16/13/27 EILEAN FEOIR Eilean Feòir Mr. John Macpherson Factor & Donald & Duncan Macpherson, Sons, Island of Eigg. Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 073 A Small green Islet at high-water situated on the S.E. [South East] Side of the Isle of Eigg a Short distance from the Shore of Eigg & a quarter of a mile West of "Flod Sgeir" Sig:- [Signification] Grass Island.
OS1/16/13/27 POLL NAM PARTAN Poll nam Partan Mr. John Macpherson Factor & Donald & Duncan Macpherson, Sons , Island of Eigg. Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 073 A Bay & anchorage for Vessels Situated South West of "Rudha na Crannay" & a quarter of a mile east of An Guraban; Signification:- Pool of the Crabs.
OS1/16/13/27 DRUIM AN AONAICH Druim an Aonaich Mr. John Macpherson Factor & Donald & Duncan Macpherson, Sons, Island of Eigg. Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 073 Applies to the Top of a high precipice Situated; the South end of the North side of An Guraban from which it Stretches Northward for a quarter of a mile; Sig [Signification] :- Ridge of the Steep.
OS1/16/13/27 [Page] 27 Sheet 73 -- Island of Eigg -- Parish of Small Isles -- County of Inverness [Page signed] William Fraser
OS1/16/13/27 POLL NAM PARTAN - (Roman Capitals)
OS1/16/13/28 ALLT A' MHUILINN Allt a' Mhuilinn Allt a' Mhuilinn Messrs John Duncan & Donald Macpherson Factor & Sons Island of Eigg. Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 073 Applies to the Continuation of Sandaveag Burn " changing not a Short distance S.W. [South West] of the Manse flowing N.E. [North East] for half a mile & falling into "Poll nam Partan meaning:- Stream of the mill
OS1/16/13/28 ALLT A' BHLAIR MHOIR Allt a' Bhlàir Mhòir Messrs John Duncan & Donald Macpherson Factor & Sons Island of Eigg. Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 073 A Stream issuing a mile N.E. [North East] of the Parish Church & ¾ of a mile N.W. [North West] of Kildonnan flowing Southward for a mile & falling into Allt a' Mhuilinn. Meaning:- Stream of the Great field.
OS1/16/13/28 AN GURRABAN An Gurraban Messrs John Duncan & Donald Macpherson Factor & Sons Island of Eigg. Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 073 A Small Circular Knoll nearly ⅛ of a mile in Diameter Situated a quarter of a mile West of "Poll nam Partan" & ⅜ of a mile east of "Cnoc Pharlain" Meaning of the adopted name not known
OS1/16/13/28 BRUACH DHEARG Bruach Dhearg Messrs John Duncan & Donald Macpherson Factor & Sons Island of Eigg. Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 073 An oblong declivity ⅜ of a mile in length & ¼ in breadth Situated a quarter of a mile West of "Cnoc Pharlain" extending from "Leth Allt" to "Sandaveag Burn"; Sig:- [Signification] "Red Steps."
OS1/16/13/28 [Page] 28 Sheet 73 -- Island of Eigg -- Parish of Small Isles -- County of Inverness [Page signed] William Fraser
OS1/16/13/29 SGEIR NAM BACH Sgeir nam Bàgh Sgeir nam Bàgh Mr. John MacPherson Factor Isle of Eigg, & Donald & Duncan his sons. Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 073 Applies to a projecting flat rock "a small piece of which is visible at High-water". Situated on the South east Side of the Island of Eigg & ⅛ of a mile South east of Eilean Feòr"; English meaning:- Rock of the Bay.
OS1/16/13/29 EILEAN CHASGAIDH Eilean Chasgaidh Mr. Donald Macpherson Facto, John & Duncan Macpherson, Island of Eigg. 073 A Small Island about ½ a mile in length & an average of nearly ¼ mile in Breadth; Situated in the Altantic Ocean on the South east Side of Eigg. There are no inhabitants on this Island but is owned by:- Norman Macpherson & the Misses Isabella, Ann, Maria, Elizabeth, & Margret Macpherson, of Eigg. This Islet is in the Parish of Small Isles & County of Inverness
OS1/16/13/29 RUDHA NA CRANNAIG Rudha na Crannaig Mr. Donald Macpherson Factor, John & Duncan Macpherson, Island of Eigg. 073 A rocky promontory, Situated, on the South east Side of "Kildonnan" & on the N.E. [North East] Side of "Poll nam Parton" English Meaning:- Promontory of the pulpit.
OS1/16/13/29 [Page] 29 Sheet 73 -- Island of Eigg -- In the Parish of Small Isles -- County of Inverness Kildonnan - [crossed out] [Page signed] William Fraser
OS1/16/13/30 RUDHA AN IASGAICH Rudha an Iasgaich Rudha an Iasgaich Rudha an Iasgaich Mr. John MacPherson Factor, Isle of Eigg. Donald & Duncan his sons Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 073 A Small rocky promontory Situated on the South east Side of Eilean Chasgaidh & ⅛ of a mile N.E. [North East] of "Moat an Eilein" English meaning:- Promontory of the Fishing.
OS1/16/13/30 CREAG NAN SGARBH Creag nan Sgarbh Mr. John MacPherson Factor, Island of Eigg. Donald & Duncan his sons Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 073 A Small projecting precipice Sat on the W. [West] Side of Eilean Chasgaifh & a quarter of a mile N.W. [North West] of "Moal an Eilein" English meaning;- Rock of the Cormorants.
OS1/16/13/30 MAOL AN EILEIN Maol an Eilein Mr. John MacPherson Factor, Island of Eigg. Donald & Duncan his sons Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 073 A Small Circular Knoll, the highest point on Eilean Chasgaidh. Situated the Southernmost part of the pasture land on the Island; English Meaning Brow of the Island.
OS1/16/13/30 GARBH SGEIR Garbh Sgeir Mr. John MacPherson Factor, Island of Eigg. Donald & Duncan his sons Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 073 A Collection of Small flat rocks, visible at Low water; Situated ⅛ of a mile N.E. [North East] of the Northernmost part of Eilean Chasgaidh; & ⅛ of a mile South of "Flod Sgeir": English meaning:- Rough Rock.
OS1/16/13/30 FLOD SGEIR Flod Sgeir Mr. John MacPherson Factor, Island of Eigg. Donald & Duncan his sons Revd. [Reverend] J. Sinclair Manse of Eigg 073 A Small flat rock visible at Lowwater Situated in the Atlantic Ocean Close to the South East Coast of the Island of Eigg, & ⅛ of a mile N. [North] of Sgeir Garbh;" Sig: [Signification] Rock of the Puddle.
OS1/16/13/30 [Page] 30 Sheet 73 -- Island of Eigg In the Parish of Small Isles -- County of Inverness [Page signed] William Fraser
OS1/16/13/31 KILDONNAN Kildonnan Mr. John Macpherson Mr. Donald Macpherson, Factor, Eigg Revd. [Reverend] Mr. John Sinclair, Eigg 073 Applies to a Substantial Stone building with garden & offices attached, Situated, on the South east Side of the Island of Eigg ⅛ of a mile N.W. [North West] of "Rudha na Crannaig". These buildings are the property of the proprietors of the Island:- Mr, & the Misses Macpherson Island of Eigg".
OS1/16/13/31 BURIAL GROUND [Eigg] Ruins of Chapel (Ger Text) [German] (Burial Ground) Mr. John Macpherson Mr. Donald Macpherson, Factor, Eigg Revd. [Reverend] Mr. John Sinclair Eigg 073 About ⅛ of a mile N. [North] of this farm house is the Presbyterian grave-yard "used by the presbyterians of the Island" & 1/16 of a mile further N. [North] & on the east side of a Cart-road Stands the remains of an old Roman Catholic Chapel, Now used by the Catholics of the Island as a place of interment.
OS1/16/13/31 STONE CIST [Eigg] Stone Cist Mr. John Macpherson Mr. Donald Macpherson, Factor, Eigg Revd. [Reverend] Mr. John Sinclair Eigg 073 About 55 yards N.W. [North West] of the old Popish Chapel "about one foot under the surface of the earth" is a Stone Coffin generally supposed by the Community at large to be the Grave of Saint Donnan the tutelary Saint of Eigg.
OS1/16/13/31 [Page] 31 Sheet 73 -- Island of Eigg -- Parish of Small Isles -- County of Inverness Roman Catholic Chapel (Ruin) [crossed out] [Page signed] William Fraser
OS1/16/13/32 EIGG 070; 071; 072; 073 For Authorities & descriptive remarks See Name Book of 1/2500 work of Eigg
OS1/16/13/32 A'CHLEIT A'Chleit A'Chleit Norman Macpherson Esq. Eigg Name obtained by Captain Fawkes R. E. [Royal Engineers] 073 Applies to a rocky point situated between Galmisdale point and Rudh'an Tancaird and on the coast east of Galmisdale. Sig. [Signification] "The Rocky eminence"
OS1/16/13/32 [Page] 32 Island of Eigg -- Parish of Small Isles -- County of Inverness Eigg [Crossed out] Written on body of Sheets 70 & 71 [Page signed] A. McDonald C/A [Civilian Assistant]
OS1/16/13/32 EIGG - (Roman Capitals)
OS1/16/13/33 ATLANTIC OCEAN Atlantic Ocean 070; 071; 072; 073 Authorised & Described in Name Book of Ardnamurchan Ph. [Parish] Argyllshire
OS1/16/13/33 STONE CIST FOUND A.D. 1864 [Galmisdale Point] Stone Coffin Stone Coffin Stone Coffin Mr. M. McInnes, Galmisdale Point Mr. Donald McPherson Sandavoure Mr. Duncan McPherson Sandavoure 073 This stone coffin was discovered about 12 years ago under a large pile of stones which stood on the top of a small knoll situated at Galmisdale Point, about 8 chains W.N.W. [West North West] from the pier and about 12 chains N. [North] from Sgeir na Cleite. The size, & manner of construction is much the same as that found near Nead-na-feannaige when opened it was found to be empty Except the top, it is still intact & is only covered with sods a few inches in thickness.
OS1/16/13/33 [Page] 33 Ph. [Parish] of Small Isles -- Inverness shire (Signed) A. McDonald Lance Corp R.E. [Corporal Royal Engineers]
OS1/16/13/34 STONE CIST FOUND A.D. 1861 [Nead-na-feannaige] Stone Coffin Stone Coffin Stone Coffin Mr. M. McInnes, Galmisdale Point Mr. Donald McPherson Sandavoure Mr. Duncan McPherson Sandavoure 073 At a point, in wood, about 2 chains N.E. [North East] of Nead na Feannaige an object was discovered nearly 2 ft. [feet] under the surface, which from the manner in which it was constructed is supposed to have been a stone Coffin, It was discovered by workmen while improvements were being made about 15 years ago, It was composed of a number of flat stones placed much in the same manner as those in an ordinary culvert, Its length was about 5 ft. [feet] breadth about 2 ft. [feet] & depth about about 15 inches, It was found to contain nothing beyond a small quantity of what seemed to be dry earth.
OS1/16/13/34 [Page] 33 Island of Eigg -- Ph. [Parish] of Small Isles -- Co. [County] Inveress "Signed" A. McDonald Lce Corpl, R.E. [Lance Corporal, Royal Engineers]
OS1/16/13/35 [Page] 35 Sole Proprietors Norman Macpheron Esq: & the Misses Macpherson, Eigg, by Greenock. per Norman Macpherson Esq: 6 Duke St. Edinburgh. [Page signed] FH Fawkes Capt. RE [Captain Royal Engineers] 31.3.77 [1877]
OS1/16/13/36 CROIS MORAIG (Site of) site of Crois Mòraig site of Crois Mòraig Norman Macpherson Esq. Eigg. Name obtained by Captain Fawkes R.E. [Royal Engineers] 072 Applies to the site of an ancient Cross situated in Grulin Uachdrach about ⅛ mile south of An Sgùrr. Sig. [Signification] "St Mary Cross".
OS1/16/13/36 MAOL ESKERNISK Maol Eskernish Maol Eskernish Norman Macpherson Esq. Eigg. Name obtained by Captain Fawkes R.E. [Royal Engineers] 072 Applies to the brow of a hill situated a short distance north east of Sgeir Eskernish and nearly ¼ mile south west of An Sgùr. The property of Norman Macpherson Esq. Eigg.
OS1/16/13/36 SGEIR ESKERNISH Sgeir Eskernish Sgeir Eskernish Norman Macpherson Esq. Eigg. Name obtained by Captain Fawkes R.E. [Royal Engineers] 072 Applies to a rocky point situated nearly half way between Dubh-sgeir and Sgeir Sgaothaig and immediately south of Maol Eskernish.
OS1/16/13/36 [Page] 36 Paris of Small Isles -- Eigg -- Inverness-shire [Page signed] A. McDonald C/A [Civilian Assistant]
OS1/16/13/36 site of Crois Mòraig - (German Text)
OS1/16/13/37 [Page] 37 [Volume] 13 6 Inch NAME BOOK of the Island of EIGG SMALL ISLES PH. [Parish] INVERNESS-SHIRE sheets 70- 71 . 71 + 73 [Stamped] Ordnance Survey MS. Store Southampton 11 JUL. 1898
OS1/16/13/38 [Page] 38 INDEX Name of Objects -- Page Abhuinn a' Chàm Lòin -- 15 Abhuinn Gleann Chàradale -- 3 Allt Ceann a' Ghàraidh -- 10 Allt a' Bhlàir Dhuibh -- 14 Allt a' Bhlàir Mhòir -- 28 Allt a' Chàm Lòin -- 14 Allt a' Mhuilinn -- 28 Allt na Crìche -- 19 Allt na h-Airde Meadhonaich -- 12 An Cruachan -- 12 An Cruachan -- 18 An Gurraban -- 28 An Leth Allt -- 26 An Sgùrr -- 26 Atlantic Ocean -- 33 A'Chleit -- 32 Bay of Laig -- 4 Beannan Breaca -- 6 Bealach Clith -- 13 Beinn Bhuidhe -- 10 Beinn Tighe -- 6 Bidein Boidheach -- 5 Blàr Dubh -- 14 Blàr Mòr -- 8 Blàr Mòr -- 15 Bogha Mhic Gill-Iosa -- 24 Bogha na Curaich -- 20 Bruach Dhearg -- 28 Cachlaidh nam Marbh -- 13 Càrn Lòn -- 16 Ruins of Chapel (Burial Ground) -- 31 Church -- 25 Clach Alasdair -- 4 Cliatan Mòr -- 16
OS1/16/13/39 [Page] 39 INDEX [Continued] Name of Objects -- Page Cnoc Airidh Mhic Dhomhnuill -- 3 Cnoc Creagach -- 4 Cnoc Dhonnachaidh Mhic Neill -- 21 Cnoc Pharlain -- 27 Coire na Fòla -- 10 Còrn-bheinn -- 17 Creag nam Faoileann -- 24 Creag nan Sgarbh -- 30 Crois Bheag -- 2 Crois Mòraig site of -- 36 Crois Mhòr -- 2 Site of Cross -- 16 Druim an Aonaich -- 27 Dubh-sgeir -- 19 Dùn Thalasgair -- 9 Eigg -- 32 Eilean Chasgaidh -- 29 Eilean Feòir -- 27 Eilean Thailm -- 9 Flod Sgeir -- 30 Galmisdale -- 21 Galmisdale Point -- 21 Garbh Sgeir -- 30 Glac an Dorchadais -- 15 Gleann Chàradale -- 5 Grulin Iochdrach -- 19 Grulin Uachdrach -- 24 Gualainn na Sqùrra -- 21
OS1/16/13/40 [Page] 40 INDEX [Continued] Name of Objects -- Page Kildonnan -- 31 Leac a' Ghuidhal -- 13 Loch Beinn Tighe -- 6 Loch Caol na Còrn bheinne -- 17 Loch na Mnà Mòire -- 17 Lochan Nighean Dughaill -- 20 Manse -- 25 Maol an Eilein -- 30 Monadh a' Bhràighe -- 12 Maol Eskernish -- 36 Nead na Feannaig -- 26 Poll an Dubhachais -- 4 Poll nam Partan -- 27 Post Office -- 23 Proprietors Names and Addresses -- 35 Rudh an Tancaird -- 24 Rudha an Aiseid -- 5 Rudha an Iasgaich -- 30 Rudhana na Crannaig -- 29 Rudha nan Tri Chlach -- 11 Sandaveag Burn -- 25 Sandavoure -- 27 School (Boys & Girls) -- 8 Sgeir Breacinnis -- 16 Sgeir Sgaothaig -- 20 Sgeir Eskernish -- 36 Sgeirean na Cleite -- 22 Sgeir nam Bàgh -- 29
OS1/16/13/41 [Page] 41 INDEX [Continued] Name of Objects -- Page Sgòr Sgàileach -- 9 Sgùrr na h-Iolaire -- 11 Sliabh Beinn Tighe -- 3 Small Isles (Ph. [Parish] Name) -- 1 Sound of Rum -- 7 Stone Cist found A.D. 1864 -- 33 Stone Cist found A.D. 1861 -- 34 Struidh -- 11 Stone Cist -- 31 Talm -- 9 Uamh Fhraing -- 22