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038; 044 "This parish appears to have derived its name from the Gaelic word Kinnettles, signifying "the head of the bog". The following circumstances probably gave rise to it. The bottom of the extensive vale of Strathmore, which comprehends the northern part of the parish, appears, from several internal & external evidences, to have formed, at a remote period, the bed of a large river or lake, which finding a pretty level passage into a small valley among the Siedlaw hills, formed a Kind of bay or bason, which when the water was diverted into another Channel, formed a bog or marsh; at the head of that bog a church was built, probably in the twelfth century, - which gave the name of Kinnettles to the parish. It is bounded on the West by the parish of Glamis; on the North by the parishes
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