Ross and Cromarty (insular), volume 03

Page List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks Continued entries/extra info Transcriber's notes
OS1/27/3/1 [Page] 1 Parish of Barvas 3. C. Index Names of Objects -- Page Allt Ruadh -- 6 Amhuinn Chrois -- 13 Airnistean -- 14 Allt Leusdail -- 15 Adabroc a Stigh -- 16 Adabroc a Muigh -- 17 Swanibost River -- 18 Airidh Linngail -- 19 Allt Tharragro -- 20 Dell River -- 30 Cnoc Còrr -- 5 Carnan Thangadeir -- 7 Cnoc Eodhacuidh -- 8 Cìrein Ruadh a Stunga -- 12 Cnoc Glas -- 19 Cnoc Loisgte -- 21 Cros -- 22 Campar Beag -- 23 Cnoc Fionnail -- 29 Druim Mòr -- 6 Dùn Mára -- 7
OS1/27/3/2 [Page] 2 Name of Object -- Page Druim Ruadh -- 9 Dùn Sleibhe -- 10 Druim a' Phuinnd -- 13 Dùn Airnistean -- 14 Druim Tota Shutharlain -- 16 Druim na Faing -- 17 Druim Loch na Muilne -- 20 Druim Cruaidh -- 21 Druim na Drollaid -- 24 North Dell -- 27 Druim Fraoich -- 28 Druim Diomhain -- 33 Druim na' Scrithean -- 35 Feadan Mheadhagro -- 31 Feadan Alàgro -- 32 Feadan Grassagro -- 33 Feadan Ghliasgro -- 38 Glen Cross -- 25 Grùigean -- 35 Ghoirstin -- 38 Leig Chuidhagro -- 11 Loch na Muilne -- 23 Loch Dubh -- 36 Ness Mill -- 28 Ness Manse -- 9 Ness Church (Established) -- 11 Ness Manse (Free Church) -- 29 Ness Free Church -- 30 Swanibost -- 18 Suil nan Caorach -- 31 Traigh Chumil -- 5 Tràigh Chrois -- 12 Tàbost -- 15 Tom Steinatotair -- 24 Toman Corrach -- 32 Tom a' Chotain -- 36 Tom a' Chadail -- 37 Tom Scrithean nan Uan -- 37 Tom Earsal -- 39 Ness Schoolhouse -- 8
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OS1/27/3/5 TRÀIGH CHUMIL Traigh Chumil Traigh Chumil Traigh Chumil John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [Situation] On the sea Shore in the N.W. [North West] section of the plan, 70 chs. [chains] N.W. [North West] by W. [West] of Suainabost village which is at the 25th Mile Stone on the Stornoway & Ness Road. A beach at Cnoc Corr It is chiefly composed of fine sand and is of considerable size at L.W. [Low Water] of spring tides.
OS1/27/3/5 CNOC CÒRR Cnoc Còrr Cnoc Còrr Cnoc Còrr John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [Situation] In the north western section of the plan, 60 chains N.W. [North West] of Suainabost village. A very small green hill, on which is a Trigl. [Trigonometrical] station It is on the Coast nes Traigh Chumil. Signifies Crane Hill.
OS1/27/3/5 [Page] 5 3C. -- Parish of Barvas [in left margin] Form No. 136 Page 50 50
OS1/27/3/6 DRUIM MÒR Druim Mòr Druim Mòr Druim Mòr John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [Situation] In the north western section of the plan, 50 chains N.W. [North West] of Suainabost village. A low flat arable hill on the western margin of Allt Ruadh and between it and Cnoc Corr. Signifies Large Eminence
OS1/27/3/6 ALLT RUADH Allt Ruadh Allt Ruadh Allt Ruadh John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [Situation] Rises 30 chains W. [West] of Ausinabost village and flows N. [North] along the E. [East] base of Druim Mor. A small stream which flows from the Northern end of Leig Chuidhagro, by Druim Mor and empties itself into Amhuinn Shuainaboist. It contains very little water in the summer Season. Signifies Reddish Stream.
OS1/27/3/6 [Page] 6 Parish of Barvas [in left margin] Form No. 136 Page 49 48
OS1/27/3/7 DÙN MÁRA Dùn Mára Dùn Mára Dùn Mára John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [Situation] On the sea coast in the N.W. [North West] section of the plan, 90 chains W.N.W. [West North West] of Suainabost village. The ruin of an old Castle on the Sea Coast between Traigh Chumil, and Traigh Chrois. no part of the walls is standing at present, but its site is quite visible and many of the stones of which it was built are scattered around it. Tradition is silent regarding its antiquity or use. Signifies Sea Castle or Fort.
OS1/27/3/7 CARNAN THANGADEIR Carnan Thangadir Carnan Thangadeir Carnan Thangadeir John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [Situation] In the N.W. [North West] section of the plan, 60 chains W.N.W. [West North West] of Suainabost village. A Small arable hill or hillock, on which there is no Càirn. It lies between Ness School house and the Sea Coast and has a ruin at its North Western base.
OS1/27/3/7 [Page] 7 3C. -- Parish of Barvas
OS1/27/3/8 NESS SCHOOL HOUSE Ness Schoolhouse Ness Schoolhouse Cross Schoolhouse John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] In the north western section of the plan, 45 chains W.N.W. [West North West] of Suainabost Village. A stone building, which is slated and in good repair. It belongs to the Established church of Scotland, and is conducted by an English teacher, who receives twenty pounds a year from the Free Church Committee, who have borrowed the use of it for the time being.
OS1/27/3/8 CNOC EODHACUIDH Cnoc Eodhacuidh Cnoc Eodhacuidh Cnoc Eodhacuidh John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] In the north western section of the plan, 50 chains west of Suainabost Village. A Small oval shaped hill the surface of which consists of arable land. There are four huts on it which form part of the village of Cross.
OS1/27/3/8 [page] 8 Parish of Barvas [in left margin] Form No. 136 Page 45 47
OS1/27/3/9 NESS MANSE Ness Manse Ness Manse Ness Manse John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] In the north western section of the plan, 40 chains W. [West] by N. [North] of Suainabost village. A Stone building which is two stories high slated and in good repair. It belongs to the Established Church of Scotland but has not been occupied since the year 1845. It was built about twenty years ago, has no out offices attached to it except a thatched one which is now in ruins.
OS1/27/3/9 DRUIM RUADH Druim Ruadh Druim Ruadh Druim Ruadh John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] In the western side of the plan, 70 chains west of Suainabost village. A Small arable hill, which is divided into two parts by a fence which leads over its Summit. It lies along the Southern margin of Amhuinn Chrois. Signifies Red Eminence
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OS1/27/3/10 DÙN SLEIBHE Dùn Sleibhe Dùn Sleibhe Dùn Sleibhe John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] In the North west section of the plan, 30 chs [chains] W.N.W. [West North West] Suainabost Village. The ruins of what is supposed to have been an old Castle which is at present scarcely traceable. It is said to have been formerly enclosed by a deep & broad ditch over which was a drawbridge and that it was Surrounded by a deep and almost impassable marsh, which rendered it a place of considerable Security to the sheep stealers who it is said inhabited it. Signifies Moor Castle or Fort
OS1/27/3/10 [page] 10 Parish of Barvas [in left margin] Form No. 136 Page 52
OS1/27/3/11 NESS CHURCH (Established) Ness Church (Established) Ness Church (Established) Ness Church (Established) John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] In the north west section of the plan, 40 chs [chains] W. [West] by N. [North] of Suainabost village. A church belonging to the Established Church of Scotland It is built of lime and stone, slated, in good repair and Contains about 400 sittings but has not been used as a place of worship Since the year 1845. The inhabitants of Ness being now of the Free church persuasion it is not liKely to be again used. for the purpose for which it was erected.
OS1/27/3/11 LEIG CHUIDHAGRO Leig Chuidhagro Leig Chuidhagro Leig Chuidhagro John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] On the northern side of the plan, nearly adjoining to and west of Suainabost village. A low flat tract of land, the surface of which was formerly composed of peat moss. It now produces pretty good rough pasture It contains a few small enclosures and is intersected by two old fences.
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OS1/27/3/12 TRÀIGH CHROIS Tràigh Chrois Tràigh Chrois Tràigh Chrois John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] On the sea shore in the western side of the plan, 90 chains W. [West] of Suainabost Village. A Small Bay, between Airnistean, and Dun Mara into which flows Amhuinn Chrois. Its beach is composed partly of large flat rocks and partly of fine sand but owing to the roughness of the sea it is useless as a harbour.
OS1/27/3/12 CÌREIN RUADH A' STÙNGA Cìrein Ruadh a' Stùnga Cìrein Ruadh a' Stùnga Cìrein Ruadh a' Stùnga, John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] On the sea shore 110 chains west of Suainabost Village. A small and very narrow projection of shore at Traigh Chrois. It is steep precipitous, and composed of a Kind of reddish Earth.
OS1/27/3/12 [page] 12 Parish of Barvas [in left margin] Form No. 136 Page 43 43 Traigh Chrois [note] Signifies Cross Sands
OS1/27/3/13 AMHUINN CHROIS Amhuinn Chrois Amhuinn Chrois Amhuinn Chrois John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] Flows from the S.E. [South East] to the N.W. [North West] side of the plan, and falls into the sea, 80 chains W. [West] of Suainabost Village. The S.E. [South East] portion of it is called Gleann Chrois. A small river which seperates Dail O Thuath from Cross and flows into the Sea at Traigh Chrois It receives this name from the Stornoway and Ness road. Signifies Cross River
OS1/27/3/13 DRUIM A' PHUINND Druim a' Phuinnd Druim a' Phuinnd Druim a' Phuinnd John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] In the western centre of the plan 50 chain W.S.W. [West south West] of Suainabost Village. A low flat hill of considerable extent, on which are a number of small enclosures. It is at the village of Cross and the greater portion of it is arable land with a small portion of moss at its Eastern side. Signifies Pinfold Eminence
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OS1/27/3/14 DÙN AIRNISTEAN Dùn Airnistean Dùn Airnistean Dùn Airnistean John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] On the western margin of the plan, 110 chains W. [West] of Suainabost Village. The ruin of what is supposed to have been an old Castle, on a small Island on the Sea Coast at Airnistean. There is no part of it visible at present, except about half a dozen large stones in its foundation. Tradition is silent regarding its antiquity, by whom, or for what purpose it was erected.
OS1/27/3/14 AIRNISTEAN Airnistean Airnistean Airnistean John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] On the western margin of the plan, 100 chains W. [West] of Suainabost Village. A small hill, which forms a tolerably prominent headland between Traigh Chrois and Traigh Dhail. It produces good pasture and has a rugged and tolerably steep Coast.
OS1/27/3/14 [page] 14 Parish of Barvas [in left margin] Form No. 136 Page 54 49
OS1/27/3/15 TÀBOST Tàbost Tàbost Tàbost John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] On the northern side of the plan, 40 chains N.E. [North East] of Suainabost Village. A large village of huts through which passes the road leading from Stornoway to Ness. They are built of Stone and Earth and thatched with straw. This village, Suainabost, and Cross form almost one continuous line of huts. There is a large tract of good arable and some indifferent moorland attached to it.
OS1/27/3/15 ALLT LEUSDAIL Allt Leusdail Allt Leusdail Allt Leusdail John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] On the north E. [East] margin of the plan, 60 chains N.N.E. [North North East] of Suainabost Village. A small stream which flows from the moss at the East end of Druim Tota Shutharlain, through the North end of Tabost village.
OS1/27/3/15 [page] 15 3C. -- Parish of Barvas [in left margin] Form No. 136 Page 56 58
OS1/27/3/16 DRUIM TOTA SHUTHARLAIN Druim Tota Shutharlain Druim Tota Shutharlain Druim Tota Shutharlain John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] In the N.E. [North East] section of the plan, 40 chains N.E. [North East] by E. [East] of Suainabost Village. A low flat hill which is partly arable and partly rocky pasture. A considerable portion of the Village of Tabost lies on its Western side. Signifies Eminence of Sutherland's Roofless Walls.
OS1/27/3/16 ADABROC A STIGHE Adabroc a Stighe Adabroc a Stigh Adabroc a Stigh John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] In the north E. [East] corner of the plan, 90 chains E. [East] by N. [North] of Suainabost Village. A low flat hill which produces good moor pasture interspersed with a few small rocKs and over the Western side of which leads a foot path from Tabost Village to the adjoining moor.
OS1/27/3/16 [page] 16 Parish of Barvas [in left margin] Form No. 136 Page 58 57
OS1/27/3/17 ADABROC A MUIGHE Adabroc a Muighe Adabroc a Muigh Adabroc a Muigh John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] In the north E. [East] corner of the plan, 100 chains E. [East] by N. [North] of Suainabost Village. A small hill, on the summit of which is a Trigl [Trigonometrical] Station. It produces good mossy pasture - the road leading from Ness to Cross passes by its Northern side.
OS1/27/3/17 DRUIM NA FAING Druim an Fanga Druim na Faing Druim na Faing John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] In the north E [East] section of the plan, 30 chains E. [East] of Suainabost Village. A low flat arable and mossy hill, over which runs a fence. It is bounded on the South by Amhuinn Shuainaboist. Signifies Sheep Fold Eminence
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OS1/27/3/18 AMHUINN SHUAINABOIST Amhuinn Shuainaboist Amhuinn Shuainaboist Amhuinn Shuainaboist John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] Flows from the eastern margin of the plan, toward the N. [North] and passes between the village of Tabost and Suainabost. A small river which flows from the base of Campar Mor, by Campar Beag, into the sea. In its course its receives Allt Tharagro and seperates Tabost from Suainabost.
OS1/27/3/18 SWANIBOST RIVER [1896] Col. [Colonel] J. Farquharson C.B R.E. [Royal Engineers] General Ord. [Ordnance] Survey. Mr. J. Mathieson O.S. [Ordnance Survey] Edinburgh 1896 003
OS1/27/3/18 SUAINABOST Suainabost Suainabost Suainabost John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] On the northern side of the plan at the 25th mile stone from Stornoway, between Cross and Tabost village. A small village of huts, which are of the most indifferent Kind. It is between Tabost, and Cross, with both of which villages, it forms almost one continuous line of huts. There is a large tract of good arable, and a considerable portion of indifferent moorland attached to it.
OS1/27/3/18 SWANIBOST [1896] Col. [Colonel] J. Farquharson C.B R.E. [Royal Engineers] General Ord. [Ordnance] Survey. Mr. J. Mathieson O.S. [Ordnance Survey] Edinburgh 1896 003
OS1/27/3/18 [page] 18 Parish of Barvas [in left margin] Form No. 136 Page 55 55
OS1/27/3/19 AIRIDH LINNGAIL Airidh Linngail Airidh Linngail Airidh Linngail John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] In the north eastern section of the plan, 70 chains East of Suainabost Village. A small oval shaped hill, which produces good moor pasture. It is on the Northern margin of Allt Tharragro. There was formerly a shealing on its summit, but no portion of it is to be seen at present.
OS1/27/3/19 CNOC GLAS Cnoc Glas Cnoc Glas Cnoc Glas John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] On the northern side of the plan, at the east side of Suainabost Village. A small low arable hill, or hillocK, at the village of Cross. There is a ruin on its Easten Side, and six enclosures at its Southern base. Signifies Green Hill
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OS1/27/3/20 ALLT THARRAGRO Allt Tharragro Allt Tharragro Allt Tharragro John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] Flows from the N.E. [North East] margin of the plan, into Amhuinn Shuainaboist, 35 chains E.S.E. [East South East] of Suainabost Village. A Small Stream, which flows out of Loch Lombadir, along the Northern base of Druim Cruaidh, into Amhuinn Suainabost.
OS1/27/3/20 DRUIM LOCH NA MUIL'NE Druim Loch na Muil'ne Druim Loch na Muil'ne Druim Loch na Muil'ne John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] In the north E. [East] section of the plan, 20 chains S.E. [South East] by E. [East] of Suainabost Village. A low flat arable rocKy heathy and mossy hill, on the Northern margin of Loch na Muil'ne. Signifies Mill Loch Eminence
OS1/27/3/20 [page] 20 Parish of Barvas [in left margin] Form No. 136 Page 59 53
OS1/27/3/21 DRUIM CRUAIDH Druim Cruaidh Druim Cruaidh Druim Cruaidh John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] In the north E. [East] section of the plan, 60 chains E.S.E. [East South East] of Suainabost Village. A low flat mossy hill, between Amhuinn Suainabost and Allt Tharragro. The foot path which leads from Tabost to Campar Mor passes over it. Signifies Hard Eminence
OS1/27/3/21 CNOC LOISGTE Cnoc Loisgte Cnoc Loisgte Cnoc Loisgte John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] In the northern centre of the plan 20 chains S.W. [South West] by S. [South] of Suainabost Village. A small oval shaped arable hill, at the village of Cross. Signifies Burnt Hill
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OS1/27/3/22 CROSS Cross Cross Cross John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] In the northern centre of the plan, on the road from Stornoway to Ness 20 chains S.W. [South West] of Suainabost Village. A small village of huts, built of Earth and stone, and thatched with straw. It is on a rising ground between Dhail and Swainabost, and is seperated from the latter place by a deep drain. The road leading from Stornoway to Ness leads through it. It has a large tract of good arable, and a considerable portion of indifferent moorland attached to it.
OS1/27/3/22 [page] 22 Parish of Barvas [in left margin] Form No. 136 Page 54 [note] Crois in Gaelic
OS1/27/3/23 LOCH NA MUIL'NE Loch na Muil'ne Loch na Muil'ne Loch na Muil'ne John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] In the north E. [East] section of the plan, 30 chains S.E. [South East] of Suainabost Village. A small fresh water loch, at the Southern base of Druim Loch na Muilne. There is a Small island in it, and a Small nameless stream flows out of its Eastern end into Amhuinn Shuainaboist. Signifies Mill Loch
OS1/27/3/23 CAMPAR BÉAG Campar Béag Campar Béag Campar Béag John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] On the eastern margine of the plan, 70 chains S.E. [South East] by E. [East] of Suainabost Village. A long narrow mossy hill, which forms the Western continuation of Campar Mor. Its western and Eastern ends are considerably wider and higher than its middle.
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OS1/27/3/23 Muilne was and is the correct form of the word. There should not have been an apostrophe within the word, and there should not have been an acute (or any) accent in the word Beag.
OS1/27/3/24 DRUIM NA DROLLAIRD Druim na Drollaird Druim na Drollaid Druim na Drollaid John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] In the centre of the plan, 50 chs [chains] S.S.W. [South South West] of Suainabost Village. A long low, mossy hill, on the Northern margin of Gleann Chrois, near the Stornoway and Ness road. A footpath leads along its southern side.
OS1/27/3/24 TOM STEINATOTAIR Tom Steinatotair Tom Steinatotair Tom Steinatotair John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] In the south Eastern section of the plan, 90 chains S.S.E. [South South East] of Suainabost Village. A small mossy hillocK on the Northern margin of Gleann Chrois. a footpath leads along its southern side.
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OS1/27/3/25 GLEANN CHROIS Gleann Chrois Gleann Chrois Gleann Chrois John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] Flows from the S.E. side of the plan, towards the N.W. [North West] and falls into the Sea under the name Amhuinn Chrois, 80 chains W. [West] of Suainabost village. A river which flows in a North Westerly direction out of Loch Bharca, to the Village of Cross. It receives a number of tributaries in its course. Signifies Cross Glen
OS1/27/3/25 GLEN CROSS [1896] Col. [Colonel] J. Farquharson C.B. R.E. [Royal Engineers] Director General Ord. [Ordnance] Survey. Mr J. Mathieson O.S. [Ordnance Survey] Edinburgh. 1896 003
OS1/27/3/25 [page] 25 3C. -- Parish of Barvas
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OS1/27/3/27 DAIL O' THUATH Dail O' Thuath Dail O' Thuath Dail O' Thuath John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] On the western side of the plan, 70 chains S.W. [South West] by W. [West] of Suainabost Village. A large village of huts, about 24 miles from Stornoway, on the road which leads to the Port of Ness. the huts are low, built of peat moss and stone, and thatched with straw. There is a large portion of tolerably good arable land attached to it, on the produce of which the inhabitants chiefly subsist. Signifies North Dell
OS1/27/3/27 NORTH DELL [1896] Col. [Colonel] J. Farquharson C.B. R.E. [Royal Engineers] Director General Ord. [Ordnance] Survey. Mr J. Mathieson O.S. [Ordnance Survey] Edinburgh. 1896 003
OS1/27/3/27 [page] 27 3C. -- Parish of Barvas [in left margin] Form No. 136 Page 61
OS1/27/3/28 MUILEANN NIS Muileann Niss Muileann Nis Muileann Nis John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] On the western side of the plan 110 chains S.W. [South West] by W. [West] of Suainabost Village. A stone building on the Eastern bank of Amhuinn Dhail. It is two stories high slated and in bad repair. It was erected by the former proprietor of the Lewis and used during his time as a Distillery. A portion of it is now used as a Corn Mill. Signifies Ness Mill
OS1/27/3/28 NESS MILL [1896] Col. [Colonel] J. Farquharson C.B. R.E. [Royal Engineers] Director General Ord. [Ordnance] Survey. Mr J. Mathieson, O.S. [Ordnance Survey] Edinburgh. 1896 003
OS1/27/3/28 DRUIM FRAOICH Druim Fraoich Druim Fraoich Druim Fraoich John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] On the western side of the plan, 100 chains S.W. [South West] of Suainabost Village. A small low arable, rocKy and mossy hill, on which is a ruin and over which was a fence. Signifies Heath Eminence
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OS1/27/3/29 NESS MANSE (Free Church) Ness Manse (Free Church) Ness Manse (Free Church) Ness Manse (Free Church) John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] On the western side of the plan, 120 chains S.W. [South West] by W. [West] of Suainabost Village. A neat stone house, two stories high, slated and in good repair and occupied by the officiating Minister of Ness Free Church. There is no glebe land attached to it. There is a small section of arable land attached which is enclosed by a good post fence.
OS1/27/3/29 CNOC FIONNAIL Cnoc Fionnail Cnoc Fionnail Cnoc Fionnail John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] In the southern centre of the plan, 80 chains S.S.W. [South South West] of Suainabost Village. A small and rather prominent mossy hill, from which peats are taken.
OS1/27/3/29 [page] 29 3C. -- Parish of Barvas [in left margin] Form No. 136 Page 62 64
OS1/27/3/30 NESS FREE CHURCH Ness Free Church Ness Free Church Ness Free Church John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] On the western margin of the plan, 130 chains S.W. [South West] by W. [West] of Suainabost Village. A church belonging to the Free Church of Scotland. It is a plain stone building slated and in good repair. It has no vestry attached to it.
OS1/27/3/30 AMHUINN DHAIL Amhuinn Dhail Amhuinn Dhail Amhuinn Dhail John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] Flows along the S.W. [South West] side of the plan toward the N.W. [North West] and crosses the Stornoway & Ness road, 110 chs [chains] S.W. [South West] by W. [West] of Suainabost Village. A rapid river which flows from the Eastern base of Beinn Dhail in a Northerly direction till it falls into the Sea between Dail O Thuath and Dail o Dheas. The greatest quantity of its water flows out of Loch Langabhat by means of an artificial drain for the use of Dail Corn Mill. Signifies Dell River
OS1/27/3/30 DELL RIVER Col. [Colonel] J. Farquharson C.B. R.E. [Royal Engineers] Director General Ord. [Ordnance] Survey. Mr J. Mathieson O.S. [Ordnance Survey] Edinburgh. 1896 003
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OS1/27/3/31 FEADAN MHEADHAGRO Feadan Mheadhagro Feadan Mheadhagro Feadan Mheadhagro John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] Falls into Amhuinn Dhail in the S.W. [South West] section of the plan, 115 chains S [South] West of Suainabost Village. A small stream which flows from the moor, in a North Easterly direction - through an enclosure, into Amhuinn Dhail a little south of where the road crosses the river. It retains its name no further than the fence.
OS1/27/3/31 SUIL NAN CÀORACH Suil nan Càorach Suil nan Càorach Suil nan Càorach John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] On the south W [West] margin of the plan, 140 chains S.W. [South West] of Suainabost Village. A small hollow, the surface of which consists partly of rough pasture and partly of moss. A small stream flows out of it. Signifies Sheep Hollow
OS1/27/3/31 [page] 31 3C. -- Parish of Barvas [in left margin] Form No. 136 Page 63 63
OS1/27/3/32 TOMAN CORRACH Tom an Corrach Toman Corrach Toman Corrach John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] In the south W [West] section of the plan 130 chains S.W. [South West] of Suainabost village. A small low mossy Knoll or hillocK, on the Western margin of Amhuinn Dhail. Signifies Steep Hillock
OS1/27/3/32 FEADAN ALAGRO Feadan Alagro Feadan Alagro Feadan Alagro John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 002 ; 003 [situation] Flows from the S.W. [South West] margine of the plan, and falls into Amhuinn Dhail, 120 chains S.W. [South West] of Suainabost village. A small stream, which flows from the moor in a North Easterly direction, into Amhuinn Dhail, South of Toman Corrach. It receives this name from the junction of a small stream about 40 chains S.W. [South West] of Amhuinn Dhail.
OS1/27/3/32 [page] 32 Parish of Barvas [in left margin] Form No. 136 Page 63 65
OS1/27/3/33 FEADAN GHRASSAGRO Feadan Ghrassagro Feadan Ghrassagro Feadan Ghrassagro John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] Flows from the South western margin of the plan into Amhuinn Dhail, 130 chains S.S.W. [South South West] of Suainabost village. A stream which flows in a Northerly direction into Amhuinn Dhail. There are the ruins of several shealings along its margins.
OS1/27/3/33 FEADAN GRASSAGRO [1896] Col. [Colonel] J. Farquharson C.B. R.E. [Royal Engineers] Director General Ord. [Ordnance] Survey. Mr J. Mathieson O.S. [Ordnance Survey] Edinburgh. 1896 003
OS1/27/3/33 DRUIM DIOMHAIN Druim Diomhain Druim Diomhain Druim Diomhain John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] On the south western margin of the plan, 160 chains S.S.W. [South South West] of Suainabost village. A long ridge of mossy pasture, the surface of which is very much broken. It lies between Amhuinn Dhail and Feadan Ghrassagro. Signifies Idle Eminence
OS1/27/3/33 [page] 33 3C. -- Parish of Barvas [in left margin] Form No. 136 Page 64 64
OS1/27/3/34 [page] 34 Parish of Barvas [blank page]
OS1/27/3/35 DRUIM NA SCRITHEAN Druim na Scrithean Druim na' Scrithean Druim na' Scrithean John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] In the southern centre of the plan, 80 chains south of Suainabost Village. A small low ridge of mossy pasture over which runs a fence.
OS1/27/3/35 GRÙIGEAN Grùigean Grùigean Grùigean John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] In the south eastern section of the plan, 100 chains S. [South] by E. [East] of Suainabost village. A small mossy Knoll or hillocK, the surface of which is rather broKen. Signifies A Surly inhospitable person
OS1/27/3/35 [page] 35 Parish of Barvas [in left margin] Form No. 136 Page 67 69
OS1/27/3/36 TOM A CHOTAIN Tom a' Chotain Tom a' Chotain Tom a' Chotain John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] In the southern centre of the plan, 100 chains S. [South] of Suainabost village. A small mossy Knoll or hillock on the summit of a nameless ridge of mossy pasture. There are a Trigl [Trigonometrical] station, a ruin and a couple of fences on it. Signifies Cot Hillock
OS1/27/3/36 LOCH DÚBH Loch Dúbh Loch Dúbh Loch Dúbh John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] In the southern centre of the plan, 110 chains S. [South] by West of Suainabost Village. A small shallow fresh water loch out of which flows a small nameless stream. It is surrounded on two sides by a portion of rocky pasture. Signifies Black Loch
OS1/27/3/36 [page] 36 Parish of Barvas [in left margin] Form No. 136 Page 68 67
OS1/27/3/37 TOM A CHADAIL Tom a' Chadail Tom a' Chadail Tom a' Chadail John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] In the south eastern section of the plan, 110 chains S. [South] by East] of Suainabost Village. A small mossy rise, or Knoll, over the summit of which runs a fence. Its surface is a little broken. Signifies Sleepy or Sleep Hillock
OS1/27/3/37 TOM SCRITHEAN NAN UAN Tom Scrithean nan Uan Tom Scrithean nan Uan Tom Scrithean nan Uan John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] On the southern side of the plan, 130 chains S. [South] by W. [West] of Suainabost village. A small low mossy Knoll or rise of ground on the Northern margin of Feadan Chliasgro.
OS1/27/3/37 [page] 37 3C. -- Parish of Barvas
OS1/27/3/38 GHIRISTIN Ghiristin Ghiristin Ghiristin John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] On the southern side of the plan, 140 chains S. [South] by W. [West] of Suainabost village. Four shealings in ruins, on the Eastern margin of Amhuinn Dhail. They are on a portion of green or arable pasture.
OS1/27/3/38 FEADAN CHLIASGRO Feadan Chliasgro Feadan Chliasgro Feadan Chliasgro John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] Flows W. [West] along the Southern Side of the plan, and falls into Amhuinn Dhail 140 chains S. [South] by W. [West] of Suainabost village. A stream which collects from the surface, water at the Northern base of Tom Earsail, flows in a Westerly direction into Amhuinn Dhail at Ghiristin. It receives several tributaries in its course and has a few ruins of shealings on its margins.
OS1/27/3/38 [page] 38 Parish of Barvas [in left margin] Form No. 136 Page 69 68
OS1/27/3/39 TOM EARSAIL Tom Earsail Tom Earsail Tom Earsail John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] In the south E. [East] corner of the plan 170 chains S. [South] by E. [East] of Suainabost village. A hill which is small in extent but high. Its surface is somewhat broKen producing rather indifferent mossy pasture. It is without exception of Beinn Dhail the highest hill in the neighbourhood.
OS1/27/3/39 TOM EARSAL [1896] Col. [Colonel] J. Farquharson C.B. R.E. [Royal Engineers] Director General Ord. [Ordnance] Survey. Mr J. Mathieson O.S. [Ordnance Survey] Edinburgh. 1896 003
OS1/27/3/39 TOTA SHUTHARLAIN Tota Shutharlain Tota Shutharlain Tota Shutharlain John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 003 [situation] On the northern side of the plan, at the east side of Tabost village. A small house, built of peat-moss and Stone, and thatched with Straw Situated in the Village of Tabost.
OS1/27/3/39 [page] 39 Parish of Barvas [signed] R. Burnaby Cap. R.E. [Captain Royal Engineers] 4 Aug. [August] 1852,
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OS1/27/3/43 CÌREIN RUADH A' STÙNGA Cìrein Ruadh a' Stùnga John McKenzie Swanbost Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 A small and very narrow projection of shore at Traigh Chrois. It is steep & precipitous And Composed of a Reddish Earth, whence its name.
OS1/27/3/43 TRÀIGH CHROIS Tràigh Chrois John McKenzie Swanbost Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 A small Bay between Arnistean and Dun Mara into which flows Amhuinn Chrois. A part of its beach is Composed of large flat rocks and a part of fine Sand but owing to the Roughness of the Sea it is impracticable as a harbour.
OS1/27/3/43 DUN MARA Dun Mara John McKenzie Swanbost Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 The ruins of an old Castle on the Sea Coast at the Entrance of Traigh Chrois, no part of the walls is standing at present, but its site is quite visible, and many of the stones of which it was built are scattered around it. Tradition is silent as to its Antiquity or use.
OS1/27/3/43 [page] 43 Plan 3 C -- List of Names collected by 2nd Corpl. [Corporal] Hayes Trace 1 Township or Parish - Barvas Object Cìrein Ruadh a' Stùnga - shore Tràigh Chrois - Bay Dun Mara - Ruin [signed] Michael Hayes 2nd Corpl. RS&M [Corporal Royal Sappers and Miners] 19th May 1852
OS1/27/3/44 NESS CHURCH (Established) Ness Church John McKenzie Swanbost Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 The Established Church of Ness. It contains 400 sittings And is built of Stone and lime, and slated. It is in good repair but has not been used as a preaching house since 1845. The parish of Ness being now incorporated with Barvas, and the Entire people being of the Free church persuasion, it is not liKely to be again used as a church. It was built in the year
OS1/27/3/44 [page] 44 Plan 3 C -- List of Names collected by 2nd Corpl. [Corporal] Hayes Trace 1 Township or Parish - Barvas Object Ness Church - church [signed] Michael Hayes 2nd Corpl. RS&M [Corporal Royal Sappers and Miners]
OS1/27/3/45 NESS SCHOOL HOUSE Ness Schoolhouse John McKenzie Swanbost Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 A Stone building which is slated and in good repair and belongs to the Established Presbyterian Church. It is at present Conducted by an English Teacher who receives Twenty pounds a year from the Free Church Committee who have borrowed the use of it at present.
OS1/27/3/45 [page] 45 Plan 3 C -- List of Names collected by 2nd Corpl. [Corporal] Hayes Trace 1 Township or Parish - Barvas Object Ness Schoolhouse - schoolhouse [signed] Michael Hayes 2nd Corpl. RS&M [Corporal Royal Sappers and Miners] 19th May 1852
OS1/27/3/46 NESS MANSE Ness Manse John McKenzie Swanibost Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 A slated stone building, which is two storeys high, and in good repair. It belongs to the Presbyterian Established Church and has not been occupied since 1845. It was built about twenty years ago, and had two offices attached to it Except a thatched one Which is now in Ruins.
OS1/27/3/46 [page] 46 Plan 3 C -- List of Names collected by 2nd Corpl. [Corporal] Hayes Trace 1 Object Ness Manse - Manse [signed] Michael Hayes 2nd Corpl. RS&M [Corporal Royal Sappers and Miners] 19th May 1852
OS1/27/3/47 DRUIM A PHUINND Druim a Phuinnd John McKenzie Swanbost Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 A low flat hill of Considerable Extent at the Village of Cross, on which are a number of Small Enclosures. The quarter portion of it is on the land, and a final patch of moss is on its summit.
OS1/27/3/47 CNOC EODHACUIDH Cnoc Eodhacuidh John McKenzie Swanbost Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 A small oval hill of Arable land on the Summit of which are four huts which form part of the Village of Cross.
OS1/27/3/47 AMHUINN CHROIS Amhuinn Chrois John McKenzie Swanbost Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 A small river which seperates Dal O'Thuath from the village of Cross and flows into the Sea at Traigh Chrois. This name Extends only to the Stornoway and Ness Road, from which Eastward it is called Gleann Chrois.
OS1/27/3/47 [page] 47 Plan 3 C -- List of Names collected by 2nd Corpl. [Corporal] Hayes Trace 1 Township or Parish - Barvas Object Druim a Phuinnd - hill Cnoc Eodhacuidh - hill Amhuinn Chrois - River [signed] Michael Hayes 2nd Corpl. RS&M [Corporal Royal Sappers and Miners] 19th May 1852
OS1/27/3/48 ALLT RUADH Allt Ruadh John McKenzie Swanbost Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 A small stream which flows out of Lag chrudagro, by Druim Mor, into Amhuinn Shuainabost near Cnoc Chortain. It contains but little water in the Summer Season.
OS1/27/3/48 LEIG CHUIDHAGRO Leig Chuidhagro John McKenzie Swanbost Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 A low, flat, part of land which has been formerly peat moss, and which now produces pretty good rough pasture. It contains a few small Enclosures and is intersected by two old fences.
OS1/27/3/48 DUN SLEIBHE Dun Sleibe John McKenzie Swanbost Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 In Another description M.H.
OS1/27/3/48 [page] 48 Plan 3 C -- List of Names collected by 2nd Corpl. [Corporal] Hayes Trace 1 Township or Parish - Barvas Object Allt Ruadh - Stream Leig Chuidhagro - flat Dun Sleibe - Ruin [signed] Michael Hayes 2nd Corpl. RS&M [Corporal Royal Sappers and Miners] 19th May 1852
OS1/27/3/49 AIRNISTEAN Airnistean John McKenzie Swanbost Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 A small hill which forms a tolerably prominent headland between Traigh Chrois and Traigh Dhail. It produces good pasture and has a rugged and tolerably steep Coast.
OS1/27/3/49 DRUIM RUADH Druin Ruadh John McKenzie Swanbost Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 A Small arable hill which is divided into two parts by a fence which leads over its Summit. It lies along the margin of Amhuinn Chrois and Extends to the shore.
OS1/27/3/49 DRUIM MÒR Druim Mòr John McKenzie Swanbost Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 A low, flat, arable hill on the margin of Allt Ruadh and between it and Cnoc Corr.
OS1/27/3/49 [page] 49 Plan 3 C -- List of Names collected by Trace 1 Township or Parish - Barvas Object Airnistean - hill Druin Ruadh - hill Druim Mòr - hill [signed] Michael Hayes 2nd Corpl. RS&M [Corporal Royal Sappers and Miners]
OS1/27/3/50 CARNAN THANGADIR Carnan Thanga John McKenzie Swanibost Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 A Small arable Knoll between Ness Manse and the Sea Coast. There is no Cairn on it but there is a Ruin at its base.
OS1/27/3/50 CNOC CORR Cnoc Corr John McKenzie Swanibost Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 A small green Knoll, on the Sea Coast at Traigh Chumil, on which is a Trigl [Trigonometrical] point.
OS1/27/3/50 TRAIGH CHUMIL Traigh Chumil John McKenzie Swanibost Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 The beach at Cnoc Corr which is chiefly composed of fine sand, and of Considerable Extent at Low water of spring tides.
OS1/27/3/50 [page] 50 Plan 3 C -- List of Names collected by 2nd Corpl. [Corporal] Hayes Trace 1 Township or Parish - Barvas Object Carnan Thanga - Knoll Cnoc Corr - Knoll Traigh Chumil - Beach [signed] Michael Hayes 2nd Corpl. RS&M [Corporal Royal Sappers and Miners]
OS1/27/3/51 DÙN AIRNISTEAN Dùn Airnistean John McKenzie Tabost Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 The Ruins of what is supposed to have been an old Castle on a Small Island on the Sea Coast at Airnistean. There is no part of it Visible at present Except half a dozen large stones in its foundation And tradition Says nothing Regarding its Antiquity or use, or by whom built, or by whom inhabited.
OS1/27/3/51 [page] 51 Plan 3 C -- List of Names collected by 2nd Corpl. [Corporal] Hayes Trace 1 Township or Parish - Barvas Object Dùn Airnistean - Ruins [signed] Michael Hayes 2nd Corpl. RS&M [Corporal Royal Sappers and Miners] 19th May 1852
OS1/27/3/52 DÙN SLEIBHE Dùn Sleibhe John McKenzie Swanibost Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 The Ruins of what is supposed to have been an old Castle And which is at present scarcely traceable. It is said to have been formerly Enclosed by a deep broad ditch, on which was a drawbridge, And that it was then Surrounded by a deep and almost impassable marsh which Rendered it a place of Considerable Security to the sheep lifters who it said inhabited it.
OS1/27/3/52 [page] 52 Plan 3 C -- List of Names collected by 2nd Corpl. [Corporal] Hayes Trace 1 Township or Parish - Barvas Object Dùn Sleibhe - Ruin [signed] Michael Hayes 2nd Corpl. RS&M [Corporal Royal Sappers and Miners] 21st May 1852
OS1/27/3/53 CNOC GLAS Cnoc Glas John McKenzie Swanabost Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 A Small, low, Arable Knoll at the Village of Cross.
OS1/27/3/53 LOCH NA MUIL'NE Loch na Muilne John McKenzie Swanabost Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 A small fresh water Loch adjacent to and East of the village of Swainaboist, out of which flows a Small Stream into Amhuinn Suainaboist.
OS1/27/3/53 DRUIM LOCH NA MUILNE Druim Loch na Muilne John McKenzie Swanabost Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 A low flat hill partly R.H. [Rough Heathy] pasture And partly moss on the margin of Loch na Muilne.
OS1/27/3/53 [page] 53 Plan 3 C -- List of Names collected by 2nd Corpl. [Corporal] Hayes Trace 2 Township or Parish - Barvas Object Cnoc Glas - Knoll Loch na Muilne - Loch Druim Loch na Muilne - hill [signed] Michael Hayes 2nd Corpl. RS&M [Corporal Royal Sappers and Miners] 12th May 1852
OS1/27/3/54 CNOC LOISGTE Cnoc Loisgte John McKenzie Swanbost Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 A Small, oval, arable hill at the Village of Cross.
OS1/27/3/54 CROSS Cross John McKenzie Swanbost Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 A Small village of huts built of Earth and Stone And thatched with Straw And situated on a Rising ground between Dhal and Suainabost. It is seperated from Suainabost by a deep drain, and the road from Stornoway to Ness leads through it. It has a large tract of good arable land, and a Considerable tract of indifferent moorland attached to it.
OS1/27/3/54 [page] 54 Plan 3 C -- List of Names collected by 2nd Corpl. [Corporal] Hayes Trace Township or Parish - Barvas Object Cnoc Loisgte - hill Cross - Village [signed] Michael Hayes 2nd Corpl. RS&M [Corporal Royal Sappers and Miners] 12th May 185[2]
OS1/27/3/55 SUAINABOST Suainabost John McKenzie Suainabost Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordnce [Ordnance] Survey 003 A Small village of Huts between Tabost and Cross with both of which Villages it forms almost one Continued line of houses. There is a large tract of good arable, and a Considerable tract of indifferent moorland attached to it and yet the huts are of the most indifferent kind.
OS1/27/3/55 AMHUINN SHUAINABOIST Amhuinn Shuainaboist John McKenzie Suainabost Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 A small river which flows from the base of Campar Mor by Campar Beag into the sea. In its course it receives Allt Tharagro and seperates Tabost from Suainabost.
OS1/27/3/55 [page] 55 Plan 3 C -- List of Names collected by 2nd Corpl. [Corporal] Hayes Trace 2 Township or Parish - Barvas Object Suainabost - Village Amhuinn Shuainaboist - Stream [signed] Michael Hayes 2nd Corpl. RS&M [Corporal Royal Sappers and Miners] 12th May 1852
OS1/27/3/56 DRUIM AN FANGA Druim an Fanga John McKenzie Suainbost Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 A low flat hill, partly arable and partly moss, near the village of Tabost on the margin of Amhuinn Shuainaboist.
OS1/27/3/56 TABOST Tabost John McKenzie Suainbost Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 A large village of huts through which the road from Stornoway to Ness passes. They are built of stone and Earth and thatched with Straw, and present both inside and outside the same uncomfortable appearance as the other huts of Lewis. This village, Suainabost, and Cross, form, almost, the Continued line of houses. There is a large tract of good arable and some indifferent moor land attached to it.
OS1/27/3/56 [page] 56 Plan 3 C -- List of Names collected by 2nd Corpl. [Corporal] Hayes Trace 2 Township or Parish - Barvas Object Druim an Fanga - hill Tabost - Village [signed] Michael Hayes 2nd Corpl. RS&M [Corporal Royal Sappers and Miners] 12th May [1852]
OS1/27/3/57 ADABROC A STIGHE Adabroc a Stighe John McKenzie Suanabost Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordnce [Ordnance] Survey 003 A low, flat, hill which produces good moor pasture interspersed with a few small rocks and over the west side of which leads a foot path from Tabost to the adjoining moorland.
OS1/27/3/57 ADABROC A MUIGHE Adacroc a Muighe John McKenzie Suanabost Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordnce [Ordnance] Survey 003 A small hill North of Loch Lombadur on the Summit of which is a Trigl [Trigonometrical] point. It produces good mossy pasture and the road from Ness to Gress leads by its north side.
OS1/27/3/57 [page] 57 Plan 3 C -- List of Names collected by 2nd Corpl. [Corporal] Hayes Trace 2 Township or Parish - Barvas Object Adabroc a Stighe - hill Adacroc a Muighe - hill [signed] Michael Hayes 2nd Corpl. RS&M [Corporal Royal Sappers and Miners] 12th May 1852
OS1/27/3/58 DRUIM TOTA SHUTHARLAIN Druim Tota Shutharlain John McKenzie Suainbost Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 A low, flat, hill, partly arable and partly rocky pasture, on the West End of which is a Considerable portion of the Village of Tabost.
OS1/27/3/58 ALLT LEUSDAIL Allt Leusdail John McKenzie Suainbost Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 A Small stream which flows out of the moss at the end of Druim Tota Shutharlain through the north end of Tabost.
OS1/27/3/58 AIRIDH LINNGAIL Airish Linngail John McKenzie Suainbost Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 A Small oval hill, hill on the margin of Allt Thairagro, which produces good moor pasture. There was a shealing on its summit formerly, but it has been Entirely obliterated.
OS1/27/3/58 [page] 58 Plan 3 C -- List of Names collected by 2nd Corpl. [Corporal] Hayes Trace 2 Township or Parish - Barvas Object Druim Tota Shutharlain - hill Allt Leusdail - stream Airish Linngail - hill [signed] Michael Hayes 2nd Corpl. RS&M [Corporal Royal Sappers and Miners] 12th May [1852]
OS1/27/3/59 ALLT THARRAGRO Allt Tharragro John McKenzie Swanbost Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 A Small stream which flows out of Loch Lombadir by Druim Cruidh into Amhuinn Suainaboist.
OS1/27/3/59 DRUIM CRUAIDH Druim Cruaidh John McKenzie Swanbost Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 A low flat mossy hill, between Amhuinn Suainaboist and Allt Tharragro, over which leads the foot path from Tabost to Campar Mor.
OS1/27/3/59 CAMPAR BEAG Campar Beag John McKenzie Swanbost Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 A long narrow mossy hill which forms the Western Continuation of Campar Mor. Its Western and Eastern end are Considerably wider and higher than its middle.
OS1/27/3/59 [page] 59 Plan 3 C -- List of Names collected by 2nd Corpl. [Corporal] Hayes Trace 2 Township or Parish - Barvas Object Allt Tharragro - stream Druim Cruaidh - hill Campar Beag - hill [signed] Michael Hayes 2nd Corpl. RS&M [Corporal Royal Sappers and Miners] 12th May 1852
OS1/27/3/60 TOM STEINNTOTAIR Tom Steinntotair John McKenzie Swanbost Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 A Small mossy Knoll on the northern margin of Gleann Chrois.
OS1/27/3/60 GLEANN CHROIS Gleann Chrois John McKenzie Swanbost Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 A Small river which flows out of Loch a Bhaice through the village of Crois into the Sea West of that Village.
OS1/27/3/60 DRUIM NA DROLLAID Druim na Drollaid John McKenzie Swanbost Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 A long, low, mossy hill on the margin of Gleann Cross near the Road which leads from Stornoway to Ness.
OS1/27/3/60 [page] 60 Plan 3 C -- List of Names collected by 2nd Corpl. [Corporal] Hayes Trace 2 Township or Parish - Barvas Object Tom Steinntotair - Knoll Gleann Chrois - stream Druim na Drollaid - hill [signed] Michael Hayes 2nd Corpl. RS&M [Corporal Royal Sappers and Miners] 12th May [1852]
OS1/27/3/61 DÁIL O' THUATH Dáil O' Thuath Farquhar Smith Dell Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 This is a large village on the Sea Shore about 24 miles from Stornoway on the Road to the Port of Ness the houses are low built of peat moss and Stones and Thatched with Straw there is a large portion of tolerable good arable land attached to it on the produce of which they principally live.
OS1/27/3/61 DRUIM FRAOICH Druim Fraoich Farquhar Smith Dell Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 This is a Small low hill Composed partly of arable partly of Rocky pasture and partly of mossy pasture on the Summit of which is a Trig [Trigonometrical] Station Situated on the north of the road and about 40 chains east of the Free church.
OS1/27/3/61 AMHUINN DHAIL Amhuinn Dhail Farquhar Smith Dell Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 This is a rapid River which flows from the east base of Beinn Dhail in a northerly direction till it falls into the Sea between Dail O Thuath and Dail O Dheas. The greatest quantity of its water flows out of Loch Langabhat by means of an artificial drain for the use of Dell Mill &c
OS1/27/3/61 [page] 61 Plan 3 C -- List of Names collected by Thomas O'Farrell c.a. [civilian assistant] Trace 3 Township or Parish - Barvas Object Dáil O' Thuath - Village Druim Fraoich - Hill Amhuinn Dhail - River [signed] Thomas O'Farrell ca [civilian assistant] 13th May 52
OS1/27/3/62 NESS FREE CHURCH Ness Free Church Farquhar Smith Dell Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 This is a plain Stone building belonging to the dissenting Presbyterian church of Scotland it has no loft. it is divided into stalls with a plain Pulpit of wood painted Dark Colour &c there is no Vestry attached it is slated and in good repair. Situated on the road Side from Stornoway to Ness about 23 1/4 miles from the former and 3 3/4 from the Port of Ness.
OS1/27/3/62 NESS MANSE (Free Church) Ness Manse (Free Church) Farquhar Smith Dell Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 This is a Small plain neat Slated House two story high occupied by the officiating Minister of the Free Church adjacent there is no Glebe attached there is a Small portion of arable land attached which is enclosed by a good Sod fence the house is in very good repair.
OS1/27/3/62 MUILEANN NIS Muileann Nis Farquhar Smith Dell Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 This is a large concern considering the country. built by the former proprietor of the Lewis and used during his time as a Distillery the same as that in Stornoway. A portion of the building is now used as a Corn Mill and Known in this country by this name. it is rather in bad repair, it is two story high there is no Scarcity of water into dryest Summer. Situated on the margins of Amhuinn Dhail and about 20 chains east of the Free church.
OS1/27/3/62 [page] 62 Plan 3 C -- List of Names collected by Thomas O'Farrell c.a. [civilian assistant] Trace 3 Township or Parish - Barvas Object Ness Free Church - church Ness Manse (Free Church) - Manse Muileann Nis - Mill [signed] Thomas O'Farrell 13th May [52]
OS1/27/3/63 FEADAN MHEADHAGRO Feadan Mheadhagro Farquhar Smith Dell Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 This is a Small Stream which flows the moors South of the Free Church in an easterly direction through an Enclosure into Amhuinn Dhail a little South of where the road Crosses the River it retains this name no further than the fence.
OS1/27/3/63 SUIL NAN CAORACH Suil nan Caorach Farquhar Smith Dell Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 This is a Small hollow composed mostly of Rough pasture and mossy pasture out of which flows a Small Stream Situated adjacent to and South of the Free Church.
OS1/27/3/63 TOMAN CORRACH Toman Corrach Farquhar Smith Dell Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 This is a Small low mossy pasture Knoll on the west margin of Amhuinn Dhail and South of the Free Church.
OS1/27/3/63 [page] 63 Plan 3 C -- List of Names collected by Thomas O.Farrell ca [civilian assistant] Trace 3 Township or Parish - Barvas Object Feadan Mheadhagro - Stream Suil nan Caorach - Hollow Toman Corrach - Knoll [signed] Thomas O'Farrell ca [civilian assistant] 13th May 1852
OS1/27/3/64 CNOC FIONNAIL Cnoc Fionnail Farquhar Smith Dell Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 This is a Small round rather prominent mossy pasture hill on which the tenants Cuts peats Situated adjacent to and South of Dail O'Thuach and 1/2 mile east of Tom an Corrach
OS1/27/3/64 FEADAN GHRASSAGRO Feadan Ghrassagro Farquhar Smith Dell Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 This is a Small Stream Which flows in a northerly direction into Amhuinn Dhail north of Feadan Chiasgro. there are the Ruin of a few shealings on its margin.
OS1/27/3/64 FEADAN GRASSAGRO [1896] 003
OS1/27/3/64 DRUIM DIOMHAIN Druim Diomhain Farquhar Smith Dell Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 This is a long Ridge of mossy pasture its Surface is very much broKen Situated between Amhuinn Dhail and Feadan Ghassagro.
OS1/27/3/64 [page] 64 Plan 3 C -- List of Names collected by Thomas O'Farrell c.a. [civlian assistant] Trace 3 Township or Parish - Barvas Object Cnoc Fionnail - Hill Feadan Ghrassagro - Stream Druim Diomhain - Hill [signed] Thomas O'Farrell 13th May [52]
OS1/27/3/65 FEADAN ALAGRO Feadan Alagro Farquhar Smith Dell Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 002 ; 003 This is a Small Stream which flows from the Moors in northeasterly direction till it falls into Amhuinn Dhail South of Tom an Corrach the name extends no further South the first Stream that joins it after this Crossing of a fence.
OS1/27/3/65 [page] 65 Plan 3 C -- List of Names collected by Thomas O Farrell C.A. [Civlian Assistant] Trace 3 Township or Parish - Barvas Object Feadan Alagro - Stream [signed] Thomas O'Farrell ca [civilian assistant] 13th May 1852
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OS1/27/3/67 TOM A CHADAIL Tom a Chadail Farquhar Smith N. [North] Dell Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 This is a Small rise or Knoll of mossy pasture over the Summit of which is a fence. its Surface is a little broken Situated adjacent to and South east of Tom a Chotain.
OS1/27/3/67 DRUIM NA SCRITHEAN Druim na Scrithean Farquhar Smith N. [North] Dell Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 This is a Small low Ridge of mossy pasture over which is a fence no part of it is as high as Tom a Chotain or Tom a Chadail to both of which it is adjacent.
OS1/27/3/67 LOCH DUBH Loch Dubh Farquhar Smith N. [North] Dell Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 This is a Small round Shallow fresh water Loch out of which flows a Small nameless Stream Situated adjacent to Amhuinn Dal and north of Ghiristin.
OS1/27/3/67 [page] Plan 3 C -- List of Names collected by Thomas O'Farrell C.A. [Civilian Assistant] Trace 4 Township or Parish - Barvas Object Tom a Chadail - Knoll Druim na Scrithean - Ridge Loch Dubh - Loch [signed] Thomas O'Farrell ca [civilian assistant] 11th May 1852
OS1/27/3/68 TOM EARSAIL Tom Earsail Farquhar Smith N. [North] Dell Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 This is a Small hill in extent but high its Surface is somewhat broKen producing rather indifferent mossy pasture with the exception of Beinn Dal it is the highest in the neighbourhood there is a Trig [Trigonometrical] Station on its top. Situated about one mile Southwest of Campar Mor.
OS1/27/3/68 TOM EARSAL [1896] 003
OS1/27/3/68 FEADAN CHLIASGRO Feadan Chliasgro Farquhar Smith N. [North] Dell Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 This Stream flows from Surface water at the north base of Tom Earsail in a westerly direction till it falls into Amhuinn Dal at Ghiristin.
OS1/27/3/68 TOM A CHOTAIN Tom a Chotain Farquhar Smith N. [North] Dell Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 This is a Small Mossy Knoll on the Summit of nameless ridge of Mossy pasture there is a trig [trigonometrical] Station on its top and the junction of two Old fences adjacent Situated adjacent to Loch Dubh.
OS1/27/3/68 [page] 68 Plan 3 C -- List of Names collected by Thomas O'Farrell c.a. [civilian assistant] Trace 4 Township or Parish - Barvas Object Tom Earsail - Hill Feadan Chliasgro - Stream Tom a Chotain - Knoll [signed] Thomas O'Farrell 11th May [1852]
OS1/27/3/69 TOM SCRITHEAN NAN UAN Tom scrithean nan Uan Farquhar Smith N [North] Dell Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 This is a Small low mossy pasture Knoll or Small rise on the east margin of Amhuinn Dail and on the north of Feadan Chliasgro.
OS1/27/3/69 GHIRISTIN Ghiristin Farquhar Smith N [North] Dell Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 Those are three or four Shealings in Ruin on the east margin of Amhuinn Dail with a portion of arable or green pasture around them South of Tom Scrithean nan Uan.
OS1/27/3/69 GRUIGEAN Gruigean Farquhar Smith N [North] Dell Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 003 This is a Small Knoll of mossy pasture which is rather steep on the east Side to the River its Surface is rather broKen Situated adjacent to and east of Tom a Chadail.
OS1/27/3/69 [page] 69 Plan 3 C -- List of Names collected by Thomas O'Farrell c.a. [civilian assistant] Trace 4 Township or Parish - Barvas Object Tom scrithean nan Uan - Knoll Ghiristin - Shealing Gruigean - Knoll [signed] Thomas O'Farrell ca [civilian assistant] 11th May 1852
OS1/27/3/70 TOTA SHUTHARLAIN Tota Shutharlain John McKenzie Suanibost Informant could not spell John Morrison Ord [Ordnance] Survey 003 This is a Small house on the road Side built of peat moss and Stone and thatched with Straw it gives name to a rise adjacent and it appears that there has been the Ruin of a Shealing where the house is Situated in the Village of Tabost.
OS1/27/3/70 [page] 70 Plan 3 C -- List of Names collected by Thomas O'Farrell C.A. [Civilian Zssistant] Trace 1 Township or Parish - Barvas Tom a Chainaceant [crossed out] Object Tota Shutharlain - House [signed] Thomas O'Farrell ca [civilian assistant] 16th June [52]
OS1/27/3/71 [page] 71 [volume] 3 I [Isle] of Lewis ROSS LEWIS 3. C. Index Parish of Barvas Page 1 [Date Stamp] ORDNANCE SURVEY M.S. STORE 4 APR [APRIL] 95 SOUTHAMPTON