List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
GORTEAN NA LEIRG Gortean na Leirg
Gortean na Leirg
Gortean na Leirg
Finlay Sinclair, Occupier
Colin MacKay, Gleann na Caoruinn
Duncan Campbell
009 A small cottage occupied by the Shepherd on the "Portincaple" part of the farm of "Faslane".
The name signifies The little field on the eminence.
Portincaple Ferry
Portincaple Ferry
Portincaple Ferry
Johnston's Co. [County] Map
Duncan McNab, Ferryman
Alexander McPhun, Postmaster
Finlay Sinclair
009 A ferry from "Portincaple", Dumbartonshire, to "Mark", Argyleshire. It has been in existence for several centuries, and before the road alongside "Loch Long" was made, was the route chosen by the Dukes of Argyle on their way from Glasgow to Inverary. The land on the Dumbarton side belongs to Sir James Colquhoun, Bart [Baronet], and that on the Argyle side to the Duke of Argyle.

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[Below entry for Goirtean-na-leirg:]
Preserve the rule leathann [ ] leathainn &c.
Name not to
be changed see reason
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"Gortean, (G.) [Gaelic] A garden, a little field.
Leirg, from Learg, G. [Gaelic] A little eminence.

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