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English nameElie Street
Gaelic nameSràid Elie

Location and type of place name

LocationPartick, Glasgow
Local authorityGlasgow City ~ Baile Ghlaschu
Parish post 1891
County post 1891City of Glasgow ~ Baile Ghlaschu
Topographical feature typeRoad/Track ~ (Frith)Rathad
Post townGLASGOW
Postcode areaG11
OS sheet number342
OS grid referenceNS5566
Type of nameStreet ~ Sràid


Element meaningG sràid ~ 'street' + Elie, place-name
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Further Information

Language notesG nom. sg. sràid fem. 'street' + Elie, place-name
SourcesThis was Alexandra St. until at least 1896: Spalding 1992b, 6.
Additional infoThis is a place in Fife by St. Andrews: See Taylor, vol III, 273-4: ‘?G èaladh or G ail + -in. `...any suggested etymologies [are] tentative'.
Taylor’s other derivations might suggest Èalaidh and Ailidh, but given the tentative etymologies this has been left untranslated.
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