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OS1/27/1/62

List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
TOM CLACH A LEISTEIR Tom Clach a Leisteir Donald McFarlane Galston
Informant could not spell
John Morrison, Ordce. [Ordnance] Survey
002 This is a small low round mossy pasture Knoll on the left of the road from Stornoway to Ness about 5½ miles from the latter it is noway prominent.
ASUM GEARRAIDH Asum Gearraidh Donald McFarlane Galston
Informant could not spell
John Morrison, Ordce. [Ordnance] Survey
002 This is a small dwelling house with a Small Barn both of which are built of Stone and peatmoss and thatched in the worst manner possible, there is a Small portion of tolerable good arable land attached, it is an old house and has been occupied for many a year Situated on the Sea Shore between it and the road from Stornoway to Ness and about 22 miles from the former place.
ALLT NA SCRITHEAN Allt na Scrithean Donald McFarlane Galston
Informant could not spell
John Morrison, Ordce. [Ordnance] Survey
002 This is a Small Stream flowing from the South west Side of Scrithean in a northerly direction crossing the road from Stornoway to Ness and joining Allt Asum Gearraidh east of Asum Gearraidh House.

Continued entries/extra info

[Page] 62
Plan 2 D List of Names collected by Thomas O Farrell c a [civilian assistant]
Township or Parish - Barvas

Objects
Tom Clach a Leisteir - Knoll
Asum Gearraidh - House
Allt na Scrithean - Stream

[Page signed] Thomas O Farrell
31st March

Transcriber's notes

Tom Clach a Leisteir - although the sheet number is correct, the place name was omitted by the cartographers from the 1st edition sheet map due to a lack of space on the sheet

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