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English nameKennoway Drive
Gaelic nameSlighe Cheannachaidh
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 slighe ~ 'drive'; en Ceannachaidh ~ 'Kennoway', place-name
Element type

External Resources

OS maps
Pronunciation

Further Information

Language notesG nom. sg. slighe fem. 'drive' + gen. sg. Cheannachaidh 'Kennoway', place-name
Sources‘Kennoway Drive was named after the prominent Kennedy Family. Hugh Kennedy was the 8th Provost of the burgh and John Kennedy the 12th.’ Spalding 1992b, 30.
Additional infoThis was Kennedy Drive on the 1913 maps, but was renamed as the place in Fife, Kennoway ~ Ceannachaidh. See Taylor, vol II, 230-232 who proposed ceann + -ach- + -in, this would be Ceannachaidh in modern orthography.
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