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OS1/9/12/16

List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
TOM NA NIGHEANAN Tom na Nigheanan
Tom na Nigheanan
Tom na Nigheanan
Mr. Jolly, Factor
Archibald Davie, Inchfad
Peter Turner, Auchengavin
014 This name is applied to an Eminence covered with fir. Situated about the centre of Inchcailloch, and signifies the Maidens' Knoll.
CLAIRINCH Clairinch
Clairinch
Clairinch
Clairinch
Clairinch
Mr. Jolly
Archibald Davie
Peter Turner
County Map
Chalmer's Caledonia
014 A small Isle covered with copse wood situated about 10 chains south of Inchcailloch. The property of the Duke of Montrose.
TORRINCH Torrinch
Torrinch
Torrinch
Torrinch
Torinch
Mr Jolly
Archibald Davie
Peter Turner
County Map
Chalmer's Caledonia
014 A name applied to an Isle planted with fir. with a quantity of Copse wood intermixed, & situated about 7 chains west of Inchcailloch. The property of Lady Leith.

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County Dumbarton

[Below entry for Tom na Nigheanan:]
Gen sing. [genitive singular] Nighinn, Gen. plu. [Genitive plural] and nom plu. [nominative plural] Nigheanan
Tom nan Nigheanan "The maidens' Knoll"
or Tom na nigheanan The knoll of the little maiden."

[Below entry for Torrinch:]
"Torr - a hill or mound" (G.) [Gaelic]

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Alison James- Moderator, CorrieBuidhe- Moderator

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