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English nameFortrose Street
Gaelic nameSràid na Cananaich
Meaning

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

Elements

Element meaningG sràid ~ 'street'; en cananach place-name
Element type

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Pronunciation

Further Information

Language notesG nom. sg. sràid fem. 'street' + gen. sg. of en 'A' Chananaich': gen. sg. masc. def. art. na + gen. sg. cananach canon
Sources
This is named after Fortrose ~ A’ Chananaich
Chanrie c. 1620 Pont text126v
Chanonry of Ross1493 RSS I no.22
Chanrie 1654 Blaeu map (Moray)
Fortrose or Chanonry 1820 Thomson
"A’ Chananaich, the Chanonry lit, place of canans" Watson 1904, 128
A’ Channanaich TSR2
A’ Channanaich Mac an Tàilleir
Additional info"Formerly known as Hamilton St. Fortrose appear c. between 1912 - 1932." Spalding 1992b, 14.
See entry under Fortrose.
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