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English nameBaillieston
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Location and type of place name

LocationGlasgow
Local authorityGlasgow City ~ Baile Ghlaschu
Parish post 1891
County post 1891City of Glasgow ~ Baile Ghlaschu
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townGLASGOW
Postcode areaG34
OS sheet number342
OS grid referenceNS677632
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

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Bailieston 1773 Ross
Baillys town 1747-55 Roy
 
Additional infoThis is probably coined from a surname, cf. this website which makes a convincing case. The surname is from OF baillie, ‘bailiff’. It is not mentioned in the Cess book for Lanarkshire 1724-25.
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