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OS1/9/3/10

List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
STUCKIVOULICH Stuckivoulich
Stuckivoulich
Stuchd-a-Bhuilg
James McMerrich Proprietor
Alexander Dewar
Rev. [Reverend] Dr. [Doctor] McFarlan
008 A good dwelling house with offices attached the property of James McMerrich of Stuckgown, by whom it is also occupied. The name as given by the proprietor and others is a corruption of Stuchd-a-Bhuilg, Stuchd signifies a cliff &c, and bhuilg, a bag or bellows.
TIGH NA LARAICH Tigh na laraich
Tigh na laraich
Tigh na laraich
Tigh na laraich
Rev [Reverend] Dr. [Doctor] McFarlan
Alexander Dewar
Robert Campbell
Mr. Martin, Factor
008 This name signifies the fallen house which, though singularly descriptive of the present state of the ruins was the name borne by the houses when they were occupied. There were at one time a number of houses at this place but the ruins of two houses are all that now remain.

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County Dumbarton

[Below entry for Tigh na laraich:]
Tigh (G). [Gaelic] A house; na, of the; làraich, (gen [genitive] of
Làrach.) The site of a building; a ruin; a
habitation; a farm.
"Tigh na Làraich", Adopted; See Arrangement of names on 6 inch sheets
41 and 44 Lewis Island, N.H.
This name
being descriptive
of the object to which
it applies it is correct
to write it as separate
words.
[Further wording obscured be being overwritten]

[Below entry for Stuckivoulich:]
Stùchd, (G.) [Gaelic] A cliff or pinnacle of a roof
A little hill jutting out from a greater
Bhuilg. (gen. sing: def: [genitive singular definite] of Balg or Bolg.) A wallet;
a quiver; a budget, scrip, satchel, &c.
A', the.

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