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English nameKeith Street
Gaelic nameSràid Chè
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' + 'Keith', place-name
Element type

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Further Information

Language notesG nom. sg. sràid fem. 'street' + gen. sg. 'Keith', place-name
SourcesThis is named from Keith in Banffshire ~ Baile Chè.
This street was named Kelvin St until the 1920s, previously known as The Goat (from Scots word for small gulley), Spalding 1992a, 2
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From c. 1932 it appears as Keith St and therefore follows the trend for renaming after places in this area.
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