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OS1/9/3/20

List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
STUC AN T-IOBAIRT Stuchd-an-tiobairt
Stuchd-an-tiobairt
Stuchd-an-tiobairt
Stuchd-an-tiobairt
Rev. [Reverend] Dr. [Doctor] McFarlan
Donald Sinclair, Tollkeeper
John McFarlan, Firkin
Mr. Martin, Factor
008 An inferior dwelling house on the farm of Firkin, occupied by Cottars. The name signifies The hill of sacrifice and a place of worship is supposed to have stood here.
FIRKIN Firkin Rev. [Reverend] Dr. [Doctor] McFarlan
Donald Sinclair, Tollkeeper
John McFarlan, Firkin
Mr. Martin, Factor
008 An inferior farm house, with a large sheep farm attached, the property of Sir James Colquhoun of Luss, Bart [Baronet]. This name is supposed to be a corruption of the word Fairchean, a mallet, which is descriptive of the shape of the piece of land on which the house stands.
FIRKIN POINT Firkin Point Rev. [Reverend] Dr. [Doctor] McFarlan
Donald Sinclair, Tollkeeper
John McFarlan, Firkin
Mr. Martin, Factor
008 An irregular shaped point, covered with good pasture, projecting into Loch Lomond. Its edge is flat and gravelly and sprinkled with forest trees.

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County Dumbarton

[Below entry for Stuc-an-t-iobairt:]
Name not be
changed
See reason page 3
"Stuchd an t-Iobairt. The offering hill".
See page 16.

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