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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
CREAGAN Creagan


Craggan
Rev. [Reverend] Dr. [Doctor] McFarlan
Robert McLean
Donald McLellan
Johnston's Co. [County] Map
071 An inferior dwelling house on the farm of that name, occupied by a shepherd. The name signifies Rocks.
CREAGAN-SITHE Creag-an-sithe
Creag-an-sithe
Creag-an-sithe
Rev [Reverend] Dr. [Doctor] McFarlan
Robert McLean
Donald McLellan
007 Two inferior dwelling houses on the farm of "Tullich" occupied by Cottars. The name signifies the fairy's rock.
GORTEN Gorten
Gorten
Gorton
Gortean
Robert McLean, Farmer
Donald McLellan, Tullich
Johnson's Co. [County] Map
Rev. [Reverend] Dr. [Doctor] McFarlan
007 This name is applied to a superior dwelling house and two houses occupied by Cottars. The dwelling house is occupied by Robert McLean, Farmer, of the farm of "Creagan", and all are the property of Sir James Colquhoun Bart [Baronet]. The name "Gorten", as now used, is supposed to be derived from Gortean an unproductive field.

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Co. [County] Dumbarton

[Below entry for Gorten:]
Gortan - Stingy, unproductive, A [ ] fellow (G.) [Gaelic]

[Below entry for Creag-an-Sithe:]
Creag G. [Gaelic] A rock, An, the'
Sithe, Gen. Sing. [Genitive Singular] of Sith, A fairy.
Creag an Sithe. The fairy's Rock
Creag an t-Sithe or Creagan Sithe
would be correct Gaelic.
The name as wirtten
on plan at Glasgow
to be allowed
see Col. [Colonel] Cameron's
minute.

[Below entry for Creagan:]
Creagan, pl. [plural] of Creag, A rock, Crag.

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