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English nameFaifley
Gaelic nameAm Fionn-Bhealach
Meaning

Location and type of place name

Location
Local authorityWest Dunbartonshire ~ Siorrachd Dhùn Breatann an Iar
Parish post 1891
County post 1891
Topographical feature type
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNS506728
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

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Further Information

Language notes 
SourcesFynbertbealach 1182 x 1199 Lenn. Cart. 12 [amongst lands granted by Earl Alwinus to the church of Kilpatrick]
Finbealach 1182 x 1199 Pais. Reg. 157 [= Lenn. Cart. 12; amongst lands granted by Earl Alwinus to the church of
Kilpatrick]

Fimbelach 1234 Pais. Reg. 164 [no. 168; amongst lands belonging to church of Kilpatrick alienated by Dufgallus
rector of said church and now returned to Paisley Abbey]
Fimbelach 1239 Pais. Reg. 161
Forklay 1592 RMS v no. 2070 [amongst lands belonging to Paisley Abbey]
Faichla 1654 Blaeu (Pont) Lennox
G fionn + G bealach.
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