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English namePurdon Street
Gaelic nameSràid Purdon

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 name


Element meaningG sràid ~ 'street' + EN Purdon ~ surname
Element typeperson

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Language notes
Sources“Purdon’s Well, situated at the back of the property belonging to William Purdon, Laird o’ Brigend, a short distance from the foot of Anderson St.” Napier H&RoP, 127

After John Purdon, who gifted the land for the Quaker Burial Ground next to the street which now commemorates him, in 1711.
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