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English nameKilmacolm
Gaelic nameCill MoCholuim

Location and type of place name

Local authorityInverclyde ~ Inbhir Chluaidh
Parish post 1891
County post 1891
Topographical feature type
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNS361693
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


Element meaning 
Element type

External Resources

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Further Information

Language notes 
Kilmacolme 1529 RMS iii, 916
Kilmalouim c. 1591 Pont 33
Kilmacolmes 1594 RMS vi, 1594

“The traces of the Church in Renfrewshire are similar to those in the south-west generally. Kilmalcolm,
Kilmacolme 1539 (RMS), may commemorate Colum Cille or some other Colum.” Watson 1926, 193

Note that Watson's headform is an error (as is the date for his early form).
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