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Ross and Cromarty (insular), volume 11

Page List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks Continued entries/extra info Transcriber's notes
OS1/27/11/1 [Page] 1 Parish of Barvas 6. C INDEX Amhuinn Ghabhsunn 0' Dheas -- 6 Allt Loch an Fheoir -- 13 Allt a Loch Sgeireich -- 16 Amhuinn na Cloich -- 21 Allt Loch a Ghille Ruaidh -- 23 Blar nam Faoileag -- 10 Druim Gorm -- 9 Druim Loch an Fheoir -- 13 Feadan Mhic Fhionnlaidh Bhain -- 10 Feadan Ghlinn Mhoir -- 11 Feadan Iosdail -- 14 Feadan nan Cnamh -- 17 Feadan nan Uan -- 20 Feadan Dubh Iain Mhic Ghille Chalum -- 24 Feadan Totaranna -- 24 Feadan na Caothadh -- 25 Feadan Loch a' Mhinich -- 27 Feadan ant Sluig Mhoir -- 29 Loch Mhurchaidh Mhic Thormaid -- 5 Loch Bhreithabhat -- 6 Loch a Chaolais -- 7 Loch Dubh Thirtail -- 7 Lochan a Ghill Ruaidh -- 9 Loch Nan Caoran -- 12 Loch Langavat -- 15 Loch Sgeireach -- 16
OS1/27/11/2 [Page] 2 Names of Objects -- Pages Beg Eileavat -- 17 Lon nan Searrach -- 18 Loch Dubh na Maoime -- 20 Loch Mor Eileabhat -- 21 Beg Sandavat -- 23 Loch Beg Sandavat -- 23 Loch More Sandavat -- 26 Loch Minich an t-sluig -- 26 Loch Fada nam Faoileag -- 27 Loch Mor Leig Tadh -- 28 Loch Minich Mor -- 28 Maòime -- 19 Ness -- 23 Poll a Ghuila -- 11 Rias na Maoime -- 18 Scrithabhal -- 3 Slag Mor -- 8 Tom An t-Sluig Mhoir -- 8 Tom A Ghiula -- 12 Tom Iosdail -- 14 Tom An Fhiodha -- 15 Tom Bhat a Leois -- 19 Tom Loch na Gile -- 25 Tom Loch a Mhinich -- 29
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OS1/27/11/5 SCRITHABHAL Scrithabhal Scrithabhal Scrithabhal John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 006 [Situation] In the north western section of the plan, 90 chains N. [North] by E. [East] of Blar nam Faoileag which is in the S.W. [South West] section of the plan, 60 chs. [chains] W. [West] of Druim Gorm A prominent hill, rather high, and nearly Conical, with a broken surface, producing bad mossy pasture. There is a trigl. [trigonometrical] Station on it.
OS1/27/11/5 LOCH MHURCHAIDH MHIC THORMAID Loch Mhurchaidh Mhic Thormaid Loch Mhurchaidh Mhic Thormaid Loch Mhurchaidh Mhic Thormaid John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 006 [Situation] On the north western margin of the plan, 100 chains N.E. [North East] by N. [North] of Blar nam Faoileag. A small, shallow, fresh water loch, which was formerly a part of Loch Bhreithabhat. Signifies Loch of Murdo' Norman's Sow.
OS1/27/11/5 [Page] 5 Parish of Barvas 6C [unable to transcribe left margin]
OS1/27/11/6 LOCH BHREITHABHAT Loch Breithabhat Loch Breithabhat Loch Breithabhat John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 006 [Situation] In the north Western section of the plan, 100 chains N.E. [North East] by N. [North] of Blar nam Faoileag. Was formerly a large fresh water loch, but the greater part of it is now nearly dry and provides heathy pasture. In its deepest part, there are four small lochs, Viz.- Loch Tana, Loch Mhurchaidh Mhic Thormaid, Loch Mòr, and Loch na Laothrach, all of which are included in the name "Loch Breithabhat".
OS1/27/11/6 AMHUINN GHÀBHSUNN 0' DHEAS Amhuinn Ghàbhsunn O Dheas Amhuinn Ghàbhsunn O Dheas Amhuinn Ghàbhsunn O Dheas John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 006 [Situation] In the north western Section of the plan, 80 chains N.N.E. [North North East] of Blar nam Faoileag. A small stream which flows out of Loch Dubh Thurtail. It is quite small for about half a mile; but as it approaches the sea, it becomes large.
OS1/27/11/6 [Page] 6 Parish of Barvas [in left margin] Form No. 136 Page 38 37
OS1/27/11/7 LOCH A CHAOLAIS Loch a Chaolais Loch a Chaolais Loch a Chaolais John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 006 [Situation] in the western Side of the plan, 50 chains N. [North] of Blar nam Faoileag. A small, shallow, fresh water loch. A small stream flows into it, and one flows out of it. Signifies Sound Loch.
OS1/27/11/7 LOCH DÙBH THURTAIL Loch Dùbh Thurtail Loch Dùbh Thurtail Loch Dùbh Thurtail John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 006 [Situation] In the north western section of the plan, 70 chains N.E. [North East] by E. [East] of Blar nam Faoileag. A small, but very deep, fresh water loch, situated in a low, mossy moor, at the north base of Druim Gorm. It is the Source of Amhuinn Ghabhsuann O Dheas.
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OS1/27/11/8 SLAG MÒR Slag Mòr Slag Mòr Slag Mòr John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 006 [Situation] On the western margin of the plan, 40 chains N. [North] of Blar nam Faoileag. A mossy pasture glen, through whoch flows a stream. Signifies Large Hollow.
OS1/27/11/8 TOM AN T-SLUIG MHOIR Tom an t-Sluig Mhoir Tom an t-Sluig Mhoir Tom an t-Sluig Mhoir John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 006 [Situation] On the western margin of the plan, adjoining to and North of Blar nam Faoileag. A small, but not a very low, mossy pasture Knoll, on the summit of which is a trigl. [trigonometrical] Station. The surface is much broken and affords bad pasture. Signifies Big Hollow Hillock.
OS1/27/11/8 [Page] 8 Parish of Barvas [in the left margin] Form No. 136 Page 35 35
OS1/27/11/9 DRUIM GORM Druim Gorm Druim Gorm Druim Gorm John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 006 [Situation] On the western Side of the plan, 60 chains E. [East] of Blar nam Faoileag. A low hill, which is rather long, and lying in a direction north and South. The surface is much broken, and produces very indifferent mossy pasture. Signifies Green Hillock.
OS1/27/11/9 LOCHAN A GHILLE RUAIDH Lochan a Ghille Ruaidh Lochan a Ghille Ruaidh Lochan a Ghille Ruaidh John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 006 [Situation] O the S. [South] West section of the plan, 70 chains E. [East] of Blar nam Faoileag. Two small, shallow, fresh water lochs, nearly connected with each other. There are the ruins of a few shealings on their margins. Signifies Reddish Lad's Lochs.
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OS1/27/11/10 BLÀR NAM FAOILEAG Blàr nan Faoileag Blàr nam Faoileag Blàr nam Faoileag John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 006 [Situation] In the South Western section of the plan, 60 chains West of Druim Gorm. A large, and level portion of moor, which contains a great number of small pools; so many; that at a distance it has the appearance of a marsh. It is much broken, and affords bad mossy pasture. Signifies Gull's Marsh.
OS1/27/11/10 FEADAN MHIC FHIONNLAIDH BHÀIN Feadan Mhic Thionnlaidh Bhàin Feadan Mhic Fhionnlaidh Bhàin Feadan Mhic Fhionnlaidh Bhàin John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 006 [Situation] Flows from the South West Section of the plan into Loch Mor Sanndabhat, 90 chains E. [East] by S. [South] of Blar nam Faoileag. A small but rapid stream wherever it flows above ground. It Flows from a number of small lochs, on the South-East end of Blar nan Foileag, and runs in an easterly direction, partly under ground and partly above ground. It empties itself into Loch Mor Sanndabhat. Signifies Fair haired Finlay's Son's Stream.
OS1/27/11/10 [Page] 10 Parish of Barvas [in the left margin] Form No. 136 Page 35 36
OS1/27/11/11 POLL A GHUILA Poll a Ghuila Poll a Ghuila Poll a Ghuila John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 006 Two small, deep pools, situated in a deep hollow. On the South western side there is a marsh. Whenever Feadan Mhic Thionnlaidh Bhain is flooded, it flows into the above mentioned pools, and disappears through a small hole in the marsh. Signifies Weeping Pool.
OS1/27/11/11 FEADAN A GHLINN MHOIR Feadan a Ghlinn Mhoir Feadan a Ghlinn Mhoir Feadan a Ghlinn Mhoir John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 006 [Situation] Flows south on the S.W. [South West] margin of the plan 30 chains S. [South] by [East] of Blar nam Faoileag. A small stream, which becomes a rapid river, before it falls into the sea north of Thalasy. It flows from several small nameless pools & marshes on Blar nan Foileag. Signifies Big Glen Stream.
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OS1/27/11/11 Poll a Ghuila omitted by the cartographers from the 1st edition sheet map due to a lack of space on the sheet.
OS1/27/11/12 TOM A GHUÌLA Tom a Ghìula Tom a Ghìula Tom a Ghìula John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 006 [Situation] On the South western margin of the plan, 60 chains S E. [South East] by E [East] of Blar nam Faoileag. A small, round, and low, mossy pasture Knoll on the summit of which is a trigl. [trigonometrical] Station. Signifies Weeping Hillock.
OS1/27/11/12 LOCH NAN CAORAN Loch nan Caoran Loch nan Caoran Loch nan Caoran John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 006 [Situation] On the southern margin of the plan, 80 chains E.S.E [East South East] of Blar nam Faoleag. A small fresh water Loch with two shealings on its margin. A small stream flows out of it, into a small nameless loch adjacent to it. Signifies Broken Peat Loch.
OS1/27/11/12 [Page] 12 Parish of Barvas [in left margin] Form No. 136 Page 39 39
OS1/27/11/13 DRUIM LOCH AN FHEOIR Druim Loch an Fheoir Druim Loch an Fheoir Druim Loch an Fheoir John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 006 [Situation] In the north E. [East] corner of the plan, 270 chains N.E. [North East] by East of Blar nam Faoileag. A low, flat mossy hill, on the summit of which, is a trigl. [trigonometrical] Station. Its surface is very much broken, and produces but indifferent pasture. Signifies Grass Loch Eminence.
OS1/27/11/13 ALLT LOCH AN FHEOIR Allt Loch an Fheoir Allt Loch an Fheoir Allt Loch an Fheoir John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 006 [Situation] In the north eastern corner of the plan, 270 chains N.E. [North East] by E [East] of Blar nam Faoleag. A small stream which flows out of Loch an Fheoir; passes by the Southern bas of Druim Loch an Fheoir, and falls into Allt Iosadail. Signifies Grass Loch Stream.
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OS1/27/11/14 FEADAN IOSDAIL Feadan Iosdail Feadan Iosdail Feadan Iosdail John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 006 [Situation] In the north eastern section of the plan, 240 chains N.E. [North East] by E. [East] of Blar nam Faoileag. A small stream, which [flows] from the moor, near Tom Iosdail, and empties it[self] into Amhuinn Dhail, at Druim Bacabhat.
OS1/27/11/14 TOM IOSDAIL Tom Iosdail Tom Iosdail Tom Iosdail John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 006 A circular mossy Knoll about two chains in diameter, situated in a slightly elevated and very wet mo[ssy] ground.
OS1/27/11/14 [Page] 14 Parish of Barvas [in left margin] Form No. 136 Page 43 44
OS1/27/11/14 Tom Iosdail omitted by the cartographers from the 1st edition sheet map due to a lack of space on the sheet.
OS1/27/11/15 TOM AN FHIODHA Tom an Fhiodha Tom an Fhiodha Tom an Fhiodha John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 006 A circular mossy Knoll, about two Chains in diameter situated in a Slightly elevated but very wet piece of mossy ground.
OS1/27/11/15 LOCH LÀNGABHAT Loch Làngabhat Loch Làngabhat Loch Làngabhat John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 006 [Situation] On the north eastern margin of the plan, 210 chains E.N.E. [East North East] of Blar nam Faoleag. The largest fresh water loch north of the Stornoway and Barvas road. It is very deept, although it receives but a scanty supply of water by streams. It is said to abound in black trout, of a considerable size. A considerable portion of its water is drawn off by a drain into Amhuinn Dhail, for the purpose of working the Dhail Corn Mill.
OS1/27/11/15 LOCH LANGAVAT [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 006
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OS1/27/11/15 Tom an Fhiodha omitted by the cartographers from the 1st edition sheet map due to a lack of space on the sheet.
OS1/27/11/16 ALLT A LOCH SGEIREICH Allt a Loch Sgeirich Allt a Loch Sgeireich Allt a Loch Sgeireich John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 006 [Situation] On the northern margin of the plan, it flows out of Loch Sgeireach, 150 chains N.E. [North East] by East of Blar nam Feaoileag. A small stream, which flows out of Loch Sgeir[each] into Gleann Mor. It contains but little water, and runs partly underground. Signifies Rocky Loch Stream.
OS1/27/11/16 LOCH SGEIREACH Loch Sgeireach Loch Sgeireach Loch Sgeireach John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 006 [Situation] In the north eastern Section of the plan, 140 chains N.E. [North East] by E. [East] of Blar nam Faoileag. A small fresh water loch, out of which flows a stream into Gleann Mor. It is situated, in a piece of flat, wet moss, abo[ut] ¾ of a mile S.W. [South West] of Loch Langabhat. Signifies Rocky Loch.
OS1/27/11/16 [Page] 16 Parish of Barvas [in left margin] Form No. 136 Page 42 44
OS1/27/11/17 LOCH BÈAG EILEABHAT Loch Béag Eilabhat Loch Béag Eileabhat Loch Béag Eileabhat John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 006 [Situation] In the north Eastern section of the plan, 170 chains E.N.E. [East North East] of Blar nam Faoileag. A fresh water loch of considerable size, at the base of Tom Bhat a Lois. It is long, narrow, and tolerably deep.
OS1/27/11/17 LOCH BEG EILEAVAT [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 006
OS1/27/11/17 FEADAN NAN CNÀMH Feadan nan Cnàmh Feadan nan Cnàmh Feadan nan Cnàmh John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 006 [Situation] Flows from the northern side of the plan, and unites with Feadan nan Uan 120 chains E.N.E [East North East] of Blar nam Faoileag. A small stream, which has its source in a piece of wet moss, amidst a group of small pools. It forms a junction with Feadan nan Uan, and flows into a small deep pool. Signifies Bones' Stream.
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OS1/27/11/18 LÒN NAN SEARRACH Lòn nan Searrach Lòn nan Searrach Lòn nan Searrach John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 006 A small, but tolerably deep pool, at the west base of Maoim. Allt nan Cnamh flows with it, and Rias na Maoime flows out of it. Signifies Colts' MArsh or Pool.
OS1/27/11/18 RIAS NA MÀOIME Rias na Màoime Rias na Màoime Rias na Màoime John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 006 [Situation] In the northern centre of the plan it falls into Loch Duhb na Maoime 130 chains E.N.E. [East North East] of Blar nam Faoileag. A small stream, which flows out of a small deep pool, through the South end of Maoime, into Loch Dubh na Maoime.
OS1/27/11/18 [Page 18] Parish of Barvas [in left margin] Form No. 136 Page 41 41
OS1/27/11/18 Lòn nan Searrach omitted by the cartographers from the 1st edition sheet map due to a lack of space on the sheet.
OS1/27/11/19 MÀOIM Màoime Màoime Màoime John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 006 [Situation] In the northern centre of the plan 130 chains E.N.E. [East North East] of Blar nam Faoileag. A low, flat, patch of moss, which is Soft and wet, and is Similar to a marsh.
OS1/27/11/19 TOM BHAT A LEÒIS Tom Bhat a Leòis Tom Bhat a Leòis Tom Bhat a Leòis John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 006 [Situation] On the Eastern margin of the plan, 190 chains E.N.E. [East North East] of Blar nam Faoileag. A small mossy hill, of an oval form, the Southern base of which, is tangent to Loch Beag Eilabhat. At its Eastern base are a number of Shealing.
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OS1/27/11/20 FEADAN NAN UAN Feadan nan Uan Feadan nan Uan Feadan nan Uan John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 006 [Situation] Flows from the northern Centre of the plan, and joins Feadan nan Cnamh 120 chs. [chains] E.N.E. [East North East] of Blar nam Faoileag. A small stream, which flows out of a flat, wet, piece of mossy ground, much interspersed with small pools. It joins Feadan nan Cnamb. Signifies Lambs' Stream.
OS1/27/11/20 LOCH DÙBH NA MAOIME Loch Dùbh na Màoime Loch Dùbh na Màoime Loch Dùbh na Màoime John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 006 [Situation] In the N.E. [North East] Centre of the plan 130 chains E.N.E. [East North East] of Blar nam Faoileag. A small. fresh water Loch., out of which flows Amhuinn na Cloich. It is Situated at Maoime, is not very deep, and Rias na Maoime flows into it.
OS1/27/11/20 [Page] 20 Parish of Barvas [in left margin] Form No. 136 Page 42 46
OS1/27/11/21 LOCH MÒR EILEABHAT Loch Mòr Eilabhat Loch Mòr Eileabhat Loch Mòr Eileabhat John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 006 [Situation] On the eastern side of the plan, 170 chains E. [East] by N. [North] of Blar nam Faoileag. A fresh water loch of Considerable size, which is connected with Loch Beag Eilabhat by a small stream. It is said to abound in small black trout.
OS1/27/11/21 AMHUINN NA CLOICH Amhuinn na Cloiche Amhuinn na Cloiche Amhuinn na Cloiche John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 006 [Situation] Flows out of Loch Dubh na Maoime toward the S.E. [South East] and Crosses the plan line 200 chains E. [East] of Blar nam Paoileag. A rapid stream, which flows out of Loch Dubh na Maoime, runs in a Southerly direction, and receives several small streams in its course. Signifies Stone River.
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OS1/27/11/23 ALLT LOCH A GHILLE RUAIDH Allt Loch a Chille Ruaidh Allt Loch a Chille Ruaidh Allt Loch a Chille Ruaidh John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 006 [Situation] Flows out of Lochan a Ghille Ruaidh into Loch Beag Sanndabhat, 100 chains E. [East] by [North] of Blar nam Faoileag. A rapid stream, which flows out of Loch a Ghille Ruaidh; and runs in an Easterly direction, to the west side of Loch Beag Sannadabhat, at which place it enters that Loch. Signifies Lad's Loch Stream.
OS1/27/11/23 LOCH BEAG SANNDABHAT Loch Beag Sanndabhat Loch Beag Sanndabhat Loch Beag Sanndabhat John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 006 [Situation] In the Centre o the plan, 100 chs. [chains] E. [East] by N. [North] of Blar nam Faioleag. A round deep, fresh water loch, which receives a rapid stream, and discharges another. Its banks are low and nearly level
OS1/27/11/23 LOCH BEG SANDAVAT [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 006
OS1/27/11/23 [Page] 23 Parish of Barvas 6 C Ness - for Authorities and Description See Book for Page 6A page 38.
OS1/27/11/24 FEADAN DÙBH IAIN MHIC GHILLE CHALUM Feadan Dúbh Iain Mhic Ghille Chalam Feadan Dúbh Iain Mhic Ghille Chalum Feadan Dúbh Iain Mhic Ghille Chalum John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 006 A small stream, which flows from a soft, even mossy moor; runs in a Southerly direction and joins Amhuinn na Cloich, about twenty four chains East of the junction of Feadan na Caothadh. Signifies Black Stream of John, Son of the Lad Malcolm.
OS1/27/11/24 FEADAN TOTARANNA Feadan Totaranna Feadan Totaranna Feadan Totaranna John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 006 [Situation] Flows out of Loch Mor Eileabhat, into Amhuinn na Cloich 100 chains E. [East] of Blar nam Faoileag. A stream, which flows out of the South end of Loch Mor Eilabhat runs in a Southerly direction, and joins Amhuinn na Cloich.
OS1/27/11/24 [Page] 24 Parish of Barvas [in left margin] Form No. 136 Page 48 40
OS1/27/11/24 Feadan Dúbh Iain Mhic Ghille Chalam omitted by the cartographers from the 1st edition sheet map due to a lack of space on the sheet.
OS1/27/11/25 TOM LOCH NA GILE Tom Loch na Gile Tom Loch na Gile Tom Loch na Gile John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 006 [Situation] on the Eastern margin of the plan, 210 chains East of Blar nam Faoileag. A small, low, mossy portion Knoll, on the summit of which, is a trigl. [trigonometrical] station. Signifies Glen Loch Hillock.
OS1/27/11/25 FEADAN NA CAOTHADH Feadan na Crothadh Feadan na Crothadh Feadan na Crothadh John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 006 [Situation] Flows east out of Loch Mor Sanndabhat into Amhuinn na Cloich, 140 chains E. [East] of Blar nam Faoileag. A rapid stream, which flows out of Loch Mor Sanndabhat, runs in an Easterly direction, and joins Amhuinn na Cloich, south of Loch Dubh na Maoine. Signifies Fold's Stream.
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OS1/27/11/26 LOCH MÒR SANNDABHAT Loch Mòr Sanndabhat Loch Mòr Sanndabhat Loch Mòr Sanndabhat John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 006 [Situation] On the Southern side of the plan, 100 chains E. [East] by S. [South] of Blar nam Faoileag. A large, deep, fresh water loch the banks of which are quite low Several stream flow into it, and one, a rapid one, flows out of it.
OS1/27/11/26 LOCH MORE SANDAVAT [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 006
OS1/27/11/26 LOCH MÌNICH AN T-SLUIG Loch Mìnich an t-Sluig Loch Mìnich an t-Sluig Loch Mìnich an t-Sluig John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 006 [Situation] In the south eastern section of the plan, 170 chains E. [East] by S. [South] of Blar nam Faoileag. A small, deep, fresh water loch, in a moss moor, which is level and soft. It discharge Feadan Loch Minich. Signifies Hollow Explain Loch.
OS1/27/11/26 [Page] 26 Parish of Barvas [in left margin] Form No. 136 Page 40 47
OS1/27/11/27 FEADAN LOCH A MHINICH Feadan Loch Minich Feadan Loch a' Mhìnich Feadan Loch a' Mhìnich John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 006 [Situation] Flows east out of Loch Minich an t Sluig, 170 chains E. [East] by S. [South] of Blar nam Faoileag. A small stream, which flows out of the south-end of Loch Minich an t-Sluig; runs in an easterly direction, and joins Amhuinn na Cloich, south of Tom Loch na Gile. Signifies Explaining Loch Stream.
OS1/27/11/27 LOCH FADA NAM FAOILEAG Loch Fada nam Faoileag Loch Fada nam Faoileag Loch Fada nam Faoileag John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 006 [Situation] In the south Eastern Section of the plan, 140 chains E.S.E. [East South East] of Clar nam Faoileag. A small, narrow and shallow fresh water loch, situated in a soft low moor. Signifies Gull's Long Loch.
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OS1/27/11/28 LOCH MÒR LÈIG TADH Loch Mòr Lèig Tàdh Loch Mòr Lèig Tàdh Loch Mòr Lèig Tàdh John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 006 [Situation] On the Southern margin of the plan, 110 chains E.S.E. [East South East] of Blar nam Faoileag. A small fresh water loch, which is deep as round; having a streamm running out of its northern end into Loch Mor Sandabhat. There are the ruins of a few shealings on its margin
OS1/27/11/28 LOCH TANA NAN LEAC Loch Tana nan Leac Loch Tana nan Leac Loch Tana nan Leac John McKay Allan Ross John Morrison 006 [Situation] On the South eastern margin of the plan, 100 chains E.S.E. [East South East] of Blar nam Faoileag. A small, round, fresh water loch, on the margin of which, are a few shealings. Its western banks are rather high.
OS1/27/11/28 [Page] 28 Parish of Barvas 3 [in left margin] Form No. 136 Page 47 49
OS1/27/11/29 TOM LOCH A MHÌNICH Tom Loch a Mhìnich Tom Loch a Mhìnich Tom Loch a Mhìnich John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 006 [Situation] On the South eastern margin of the plan, 100 chains E.S.E. [East South East] of Blar nam Faoileag. A small, low, round, mossy pasture Knoll, on the summit of which is a trigl. [trigonometrical] Station. Signifies Explaining Loch Hilloch.
OS1/27/11/29 FEADAN AN T-SLUIG MHOIR Feadan an t Sluig Mhoir Feadan an t Sluig Mhoir Feadan an t Sluig Mhoir John Morrison John McKay Allan Ross 006 [Situation] Flows west, across the western margin of the plan, 40 chains N. [North] by West of Blar nam Faoileag. A small stream which takes its rise in the moss, flows through Slag Mòr, and falls into Feadan Airidh Mhic Gille Chriosola Dubh.
OS1/27/11/29 [Page] 29 Parish of Barvas 6 C [Page signed] R. Burnaby Cap. R.E. [Captain Royal Engineers] 4 Aug [August] 1852.
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OS1/27/11/35 SLAG MOR Slag Mor Donald McFarlane Galston Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 006 This is a mossy pasture Glen through which flows a Stream between Mulachan and Scrithabhal the name or Glen extends no further east that where the Surface water flows to the east.
OS1/27/11/35 TOM AN T-SLUIG MHOIR Tom an t-Sluig Mhoir Donald McFarlane Galston Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 006 This is a Small not very low mossy pasture Knoll on its top is a Trig [Trigonometrical] Station its surface is much broken affording bad pasture Situated east of Mulachan.
OS1/27/11/35 BLAR NAN FOILEAG Blar nan Foileag Donald McFarlane Galston Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 006 This is a large level portion of moor which contains a great number of small pools So many that at a distance it appears more like a marsh, but in travelling over it between them it is quite hard as much So as any other part of the moor it affords vevel mossy pasture as its surface is much broken Situated east of Mulochan &c.
OS1/27/11/35 [Page] 35 Parish of Barvas Plan 6 C List of names collected by Thomas O'Farrell ca [civilian assistant] [In left margin] Trace 1 [Page signed] Thos [Thomas] O'Farrell ca [civilian assistant] 14th April 1852
OS1/27/11/36 DRUIM GORM Druim Gorm Donald McFarlane Galston Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 006 This is a low rather long ridge of Hill extending north and South its Surface is much broken producing very indifferent mossy pasture Situated adjacent to and East of Blar nan Foileag
OS1/27/11/36 LOCHAN A GHILLE RUAIDH Lochan a Ghille Ruaidh Donald McFarlane Galston Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 006 Those are two Small Shallow fresh water Lochs nearly connected with oneandother there are the ruins of a few Shealings on their Margins Situated at East base of Druim Gorm
OS1/27/11/36 FEADAN MHIC FHIONNLAIDH BHAIN Feadan Mhic Thionnlaidh Bhain Donald McFarlane Galston Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 006 This is a Small but rapid Stream whenever it appears over ground. It flows from a number of Small Lochs on the South east end of Blar nan Foileag in and easterly direction partly underground till it falls into Loch Mor Sanndabhat
OS1/27/11/36 [Page] 36 Parish of Barvas Plan 6 C List of names collected by Thomas O'Farrell ca [civilian assistant] [In left margin] Trace 1 [Page signed] Thos [Thomas] O'Farrell 14th April
OS1/27/11/37 LOCH DUBH THURTAIL Loch Dubh Thurtail Donald McFarlane Galson Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 006 This is a Small but very deep fresh water Loch in a low mossy Soft moor at the north base of Druim Gorm It is the Source of Amhuinn Ghabhsiunn O Dheas.
OS1/27/11/37 AMHUINN GHABHSUNN 0' DHEAS Amhuinn Ghabhsunn O. Dheas Donald McFarlane Galson Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 006 This is a Small Stream which flows out of Loch Dubh Thurtail it is under ground for about 12 Chains from the Loch, it is quite Small for about half a mile till winds around Scrithabhal from there on it looms large till it falls into the sea at Ghabhsunn O Dheas
OS1/27/11/37 LOCH A CHAOLAIS Loch a Chaolais Donald McFarlane Galson Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 006 This is a Small Shallow fresh water Loch out of and into which flows nameless Streams Situated at the Head of Slag Mor and in a soft portion of Moor.
OS1/27/11/37 [Page] 37 Parish of Barvas Plan 6 C List of names collected by Thomas O'Farrell ca [civilian assistant] [In left margin] Trace 1 [Page signed] Thos [Thomas] O'Farrell 14th April 1852
OS1/27/11/38 SCRITHABHAL Scrithabhal Donald McFarlane Galston Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 006 This is rather a high prominent hill nearly round and conical with a Trig [Trigonometrical] Station on its Summit Its Surface is broken producing bad mossy pasture but much better than any adjacent Situation north east Mulachan
OS1/27/11/38 LOCH BHREITHABHAT Loch Bhreithabhat Donald McFarlane Galston Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 006 This at present includes five Small Shallow fresh water Lochs which has been formerly only one the portion which is occupied can be easly Seen Situated adjacent to and east of Scrithabhal.
OS1/27/11/38 LOCH MHURCHAIDH MHIC THORMAID Loch Mhurchaidh Mhic Thormaid Donald McFarlane Galston Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 006 This is a Small Shallow fresh water Loch which formerly formed a part of Loch Bhreithabhat Situated in a low portion of Soft mor adjacent to and east of Scrithabhal.
OS1/27/11/38 [Page] 38 Parish of Barvas Plan 6 C List of names collected by Thomas O'Farrell ca [civilian assistant] [In left margin] Trace 1 [Page signed] Thos [Thomas] O'Farrell 14th April
OS1/27/11/39 LOCH NAN CAORAN Lochan Caoran Donald McFarlane Galston Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 006 This is a Small fresh water Loch with a Shealing or two on its margins a Small Stream flows out of it into another Small nameless Loch adjacent Situated adjacent to and South of Druim Gorm
OS1/27/11/39 TOM A GHUILA Tom a Ghuila Donald McFarlane Galston Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 006 This is a Small round low mossy pasture Knoll on the highest part of which is a Trig [Trigonometrical] Station the adjacent moor being quite low it appears though low rather prominent Situated South of Druim Gorm
OS1/27/11/39 [Page] 39 Parish of Barvas Plan 6 C List of names collected by Thomas O'Farrell ca [civilian assistant] [In left margin] Trace 1 Poll a Ghuila has been crossed out [Page signed] Thos [Thomas] O'Farrell ca [civilian assistant] 14th April 1852
OS1/27/11/40 FEADAN A GHLINN MHOIR Feadan a Ghlinn Mhoir Donald McFarlane Galston Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 006 This is a Small Stream which becomes a rapid River before it falls into the Sea north of Thalasy it flows from Several Small nameless Streams on Blar nan Foileag in Southerly direction.
OS1/27/11/40 AMHUINN NA CLOICH Amhuinn na Cloiche Donald McFarlane Galston Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 006 This is a Small River but a rapid Stream which flows out of Loch Dubh na Moime in a South easterly direction Receiving Several Streams in its course it becomes a rapid River before it joins the Sea north of Thalasy.
OS1/27/11/40 LOCH MOR SANNDABHAT Loch Mor Sanndabhat Donald McFarlane Galston Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 006 This is a large deep fresh water Loch its banks are quite low it receives Several Streams and discharges on rapid Streams Situated adjacent to and east of Druim Gorm
OS1/27/11/40 [Page] 40 Parish of Barvas Plan 6 C List of names collected by Thomas O'Farrell ca [civilian assistant] [In left margin] Trace 1 [Page signed] Thos [Thomas] O'Farrell 14th April
OS1/27/11/41 RIAS NA MAOIME Rias na Maoime Donald McFarlane Galston Informant Could Not Spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 006 A small stream which flows out of Lon na Searrach through the south end of Maoime into Loch Dubh na Maoime
OS1/27/11/41 MAOIM Màoim Donald McFarlane Galston Informant Could Not Spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 006 A low flat patch of which is soft and wet And partly partalling of the nature of a marsh
OS1/27/11/41 [Page] 41 Parish of Barvas Plan 6 C List of names collected by 2nd Corporal Hayes [In left margin] Trace 2 Lon Nan Searrach has been crossed out [Page signed] Michael Hayes 2nd Corprl RS&M [Corporal Royal Sappers and Miners] 17th April 1852
OS1/27/11/42 ALLT A LOCH SGEIREICH Allt a' Loch Sgeirich Donald McFarlane Galston Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 006 A small stream Loch flows out of Loch Sgeireach into Gleann Mor. It Contains but little water And is partly underground
OS1/27/11/42 FEADAN NAN CNAMH Feadan nan Cnamh Donald McFarlane Galston Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 006 A small stream which has its source in a wet moss amidst a group of Small pools And which flows into Lon nan Searraich after its junction with Feadan nan Uan
OS1/27/11/42 FEADAN NAN UAN Feadan nan Uan Donald McFarlane Galston Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 006 A small stream which flows out of a flat wet moss, much interspersed with small pools, into Feadan nan Cnamh near Lon nan Searraich
OS1/27/11/42 [Page] 42 Parish of Barvas Plan 6 C List of names collected by 2nd Corpl. [Corporal] Hayes [In left margin] Trace 2 [Page signed] Michael Hayes 2nd Corprl RS&M [Corporal Royal Sappers and Miners] 17th April
OS1/27/11/43 DRUIM LOCH AN FHEOIR Druim Loch an Fheoir Donald Murray Cuishadir Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce. [Ordnance] Survey 006 A low flat mossy hill on summit of which is a Trig [Trigonometrical] point. It is very much broken on the Surface and produces but indifferent pasture.
OS1/27/11/43 ALLT LOCH AN FHEOIR Allt Loch an Fheoir Donald Murray Cuishadir Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce. [Ordnance] Survey 006 A small stream which flows out of Loch an Fheoir into Alt Iosadail
OS1/27/11/43 FEADAN IOSDAIL Feadan Iosdail Donald Murray Cuishadir Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce. [Ordnance] Survey 006 A small stream which which flows from the moor near Tom Iosdail into Amhuinn Dhail at Druim Bacabhal
OS1/27/11/43 [Page] 43 Parish of Barvas Plan 6 C List of names collected by 2nd Corpl. [Corporal] Hayes [In left margin] Trace 2 [Page signed] Michael Hayes 2nd Corprl RS&M [Corporal Royal Sappers and Miners] 17th April 1852
OS1/27/11/44 TOM IOSDAIL Tom Iosdail Donald McFarlane Galston Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 006 A circular mossy Knoll about two chains in Diameter situated in a slightly elevated and very wet moss.
OS1/27/11/44 TOM AN FHIODHA Tom an Fhiodha Donald McFarlane Galston Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 006 A circular mossy Knoll about two chains in diameter situated in a slightly elevated but very wet moss
OS1/27/11/44 LOCH SGEIREACH Loch Sgeireach Donald McFarlane Galston Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 006 A small fresh water Loch out of which flows a stream into Gleann Mor. It is situated in a flat wet moss about ¾ of A mile S.W. [South West] of Loch Langabhat
OS1/27/11/44 [Page] 44 Parish of Barvas Plan 6 C List of names collected by 2nd Corporal Hayes [In left margin] Trace 2 [Page signed] Michael Hayes 2nd Corprl RS&M [Corporal Royal Sappers and Miners] 17th April 1852
OS1/27/11/44 Tom Iosdail omitted by the cartographers from the 1st edition sheet map due to a lack of space on the sheet. Tom an Fhiodha omitted by the cartographers from the 1st edition sheet map due to a lack of space on the sheet.
OS1/27/11/45 TOM BHAT A LEOIS Tom Bhat a Leois Donald McFarlane Galston Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 006 A small mossy hill of an oval shape which touches Loch Mor and Loch Beag Eilabhat and at the East base of which are a number of Shealings
OS1/27/11/45 LOCH LÀNGABHAT Loch Làngabhat Donald McFarlane Galston Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 006 The largest fresh water Loch to the north of the Stornoway and Barvas Road. It is very deep although it becomes but a scanty Supply of water to streams, and it said to abound in black trout of a considerable Size. A considerable portion of its water is Conveyed by a drain into Amhuinn Dhail to work the Dhal Corn mill
OS1/27/11/45 [Page] 45 Parish of Barvas Plan 6 C List of names collected by 2nd Corpl. [Corporal] Hayes [In left margin] Trace 2 [Page signed] Michael Hayes 2nd Corprl RS&M [Corporal Royal Sappers and Miners] 17th April 1852
OS1/27/11/46 LOCH DUBH NA MÀOIME Loch Dubh na Màoime Donald McFarlane Galston Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 006 A small fresh water Loch out of which flows Amhuinn na Cloich It is situated at Maoime, is not very deep, And Rias na maoime flows into it
OS1/27/11/46 LOCH MOR EILEABHAT Loch Mor Eilabhat Donald McFarlane Galston Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 006 A fresh water Loch of Considerable Size at Tom Bhat a Lois which is connected with Loch Beag na Maoime, than which it is nothing largely a small stream. It is said to abound in small Black trout
OS1/27/11/46 LOCH BEAG EILEABHAT Loch Beag Eilabhat Donald McFarlane Galston Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 006 A fresh water Loch of Considerable size at the base of Tom Bhat a Lois It is long, narrow, and Wholly deep.
OS1/27/11/46 [Page] 46 Parish of Barvas Plan 6 C List of names collected by 2nd Corpl. [Corporal] Hayes [In left margin] Trace 2 [Page signed] Michael Hayes 2nd Corprl RS&M [Corporal Royal Sappers and Miners] 17th April 1852
OS1/27/11/47 LOCH MINICH AN T-SLUIG Loch Minich an t-Sluig Donald McFarlane Galston Informant could not spell John Morrison, Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 006 This is a small deep fresh water Loch in a level mossy Soft moor adjacent to which are Several Small pools a Small Stream flows out of the South end of it into Amhuinn na Cloiche Situated adjacent and north of Loch Minich Mor.
OS1/27/11/47 FEADAN LOCH A MHINICH Feadan Loch Minich Donald McFarlane Galston Informant could not spell John Morrison, Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 006 This is a Small Stream which flows out of the South end of Loch Minich an t-Sluig in an easterly direction till it joins Amhuinn na Cloich South of Tom Loch na Gile.
OS1/27/11/47 LOCH MOR LEIG TADH Loch Mor Leig Tadh Donald McFarlane Galston Informant could not spell John Morrison, Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 006 This is a Small round deep fresh water Loch in a level moor with a Stream flowing out of the north end of it into the South end of Loch Mor Sandabhat of which Loch it is adjacent to and South of these are the Ruins of a few Shealing on its margin
OS1/27/11/47 [Page] 47 Parish of Barvas Plan 6 C List of names collected by Thomas O'Farrell C.A. [Civilian Assistant] [In left margin] Trace 3 [Page signed] Thos [Thomas] O'Farrell 14th April 1852
OS1/27/11/48 FEADAN DUBH IAIN MHIC GHILLE CHALUM Feadan Dubh Iain Mhic Ghille Chalam Donald McFarlane Galston Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 006 This is a Small Stream Which flows from a Soft wet mossy moor in a Southerly direction till it joins Amhuinn na Cloich east of the junction of Feadan na Crothadh
OS1/27/11/48 FEADAN TOTARANNA Feadan Totaranna Donald McFarlane Galston Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 006 This is a Stream which flows out of the South end of Loch Beag Eilabhat in a Southerly direction till it joins Amhuinn na Cloich east of the junction of Feadan Dubh Iain Mhic Ghille Chalam.
OS1/27/11/48 TOM LOCH NA GILE Tom Loch na Gile Donald McFarlane Galston Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 006 This is a Small low mossy pasture Knoll on the top of which is a Trig [Trigonometrical] Station Situated adjacent to and east of Amhuinn na Cloiche.
OS1/27/11/48 [Page] 48 Parish of Barvas Plan 6 C List of names collected by Thomas O'Farrell C.A. [Civilian Assistant] [In left margin] Trace 3 [Page signed] Thos [Thomas] O'Farrell 14th April 1852
OS1/27/11/48 Feadan Dubh Iain Mhic Ghille Chalam omitted by the cartographers from the 1st edition sheet map due to a lack of space on the sheet.
OS1/27/11/49 LOCH FADA NAM FAOILEAG Loch Fada nam Faoileag Donald McFarlane Galston Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 006 This is a Small narrow Shallow fresh water Loch in a Soft low moor adjacent to which are Several Small nameless pools Situated adjacent to and east of the South end of Loch Mor Sanndabhat
OS1/27/11/49 TOM LOCH A MHINICH Tom Loch a Mhinich Donald McFarlane Galston Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 006 This is a Small low round mossy pasture Knoll on the top of which is a trig [trigonometrical] Station the adjacent moor is much broken but its Surface is quite even Situated east of Loch Fada nam Faoileag
OS1/27/11/49 LOCH TANA NAN LEAC Loch Tana nan Leac Donald McFarlane Galston Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 006 This is a Small round fresh water Loch on its margin are a few Shealings its banks on the west Side are rather high Situated in a Small hollow east of Loch Fada nam Faoileag
OS1/27/11/49 [Page] 49 Parish of Barvas Plan 6 C List of names collected by Thomas O'Farrell C.A. [Civilian Assistant] [In left margin] Trace 3 [Page signed] Thos [Thomas] O'Farrell ca [civilian assistant] 14th April 1852
OS1/27/11/50 LOCH BEAG SANNDABHAT Loch Beag Sanndabhat Donald McFarlane Galston Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 006 This is around deep fresh water Loch which Receives one rapid Stream and discharges another at the South end into Loch Mor Sanndabhat its banks are low and nearly level Situated adjacent to Loch Mor Sanndabhat
OS1/27/11/50 ALLT LOCH A GHILLE RUAIDH Allt Loch a Ghille Ruaidh Donald McFarlane Galston Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 006 This is a Rapid Stream which flows out of Locha Ghille Ruaidh in a easterly direction into the west Side of Loch Beag Sanndabhat.
OS1/27/11/50 FEADAN NA CAOTHADH Feadan na Crothadh Donald McFarlane Galston Informant could not spell John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey 006 This is a rapid Stream which flows out of Loch Mor Sanndabhat in an easterly direction till it joins Amhuinn na Cloiche South of Loch Dubh na muinach.
OS1/27/11/50 [Page] 50 Parish of Barvas Plan 6 C List of names collected by Thomas O'Farrell C.A. [Civilian Assistant] [In left margin] Trace 3 [Page signed] Thos [Thomas] O'Farrell 14th April 1852
OS1/27/11/51 FEADAN AN T-SLUIG MHOIR Feadan an t-Sluig Mhoir Donald Nicholson Melbost Informant could not spell John Morrison 006 A small stream which flows from the moors in a northerly direction, passes through Sluig Mòr, and falls into Feadan Airidh Mhic Gille Chriosda Dhub.
OS1/27/11/51 [Page] 51 Parish of Barvas Plan 6 C List of names collected by Pte [Private] James Batterden [In left margin] Trace 3
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