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English nameKilsyth
Gaelic nameCill Saidh

Location and type of place name

Local authorityNorth Lanarkshire ~ Siorrachd Lannraig a Tuath
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Lanarkshire ~ Siorrachd Lannraig
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OS grid referenceNS725780
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


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Language notes 
SourcesKelvesyth 1210 Glas. Reg. 103 Wester-Kilyth 1539 RMS , iii 2095

Cillsidhe Poems of Alasdair MacMhaighstir Alasdair ,105
Cillsaoidh 1871 Fear-tathaich Miosail
Cill-Saoidh 1865 Sar-Obar nam Bard Gaelach, 121 [in a poem, Oran Luaighe no Fucaidh]
Chill-Saoidh [gen.] Am Feillire , 1873, 8
Chill saoif [gen.] Book of Clanranald, 199
Cill-Saoidh Sar-obair nam Bard Gaelach, 1882, 132

.. now known as Cill Saidh(e), pronounced exactly like `sigh'.: Watson 1926, 333
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