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English nameKiltarlity
Gaelic nameCill Taraglain
Genitive formChill Taraglain

Location and type of place name

LocationInverness area, Highland
Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891Kiltarlity and Convinth
County post 1891Inverness-shire ~ Siorrachd Inbhir Nis
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townBEAULY
Postcode areaIV4
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNH505415
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


Element meaning 
Element typereligion

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Further Information

Language notes 
eccliesi[a] de Kyltalargy 1224x26 Moray Reg., no. 71
ecclesi[a] de Kyltalargyn 1224x26 Moray Reg., no. 72
ecclesi[a] de Kyntalargy 1224x26 Moray Reg., no. 258
ecclesi[a] de Gylltalargyn 1227 Moray Reg., no. 75
ecclesia de Kyntalargyn 1227 Moray Reg., no. 75
Cill-Tearlaid Am Fèillire, 1875
Cill Taraglain Robertson
Cill taraglan Henderson ZCP 1903, 267
Cill-Taraghlain Watson 1904, 33 [not clear which one]
Cill-Taraglan Macdonald, Rev Archibald, 'Place-Names of Kiltarlity and District', TGSI 28 1914
Cill Taraghláin Watson 1926, 298 [For place in Portree and INV]
Cill Taraghlain Watson 2002 (1930), 217 [For a place in Portree]
Cill-taraglain An Gaidheal 1874, 140
See also Watson 2002 (1909), 160
Additional infoThere is also a place on Skye with a similar Gaelic form. Forbes gives this as (Cilltaraglan, Cill Taraghlain, Cill Talorgan). All the non-Watsonian forms give Taragla(i)n whilst Watson gives Taraghlain. In some cases he assumes that the INV and Skye names have identical Gaelic firms, but Robertson and Henderson give Taragla(i)n with no lenited g.
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