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English nameBogston
Gaelic nameno Gaelic form
Meaning

Location and type of place name

LocationInverclyde
Local authorityInverclyde ~ Inbhir Chluaidh
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Renfrewshire ~ Siorrachd Rinn Friù
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townGREENOCK
Postcode areaPA15
OS sheet number341
OS grid referenceNS305749
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

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Further Information

Language notes 
Sources
Bogstoun 1747-55 Roy
Bogston 1800 Ainslie Renfrew
Bogston 1820 Thomson
 
Additional infoGiven the –s- in this name, this could relate to the surname Bog, Boog (see Black). This cannot be fully determined however.  
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