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English nameTalmine
Gaelic nameTealmainn

Location and type of place name

Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Sutherland ~ Cataibh
Topographical feature type
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNC584628
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


Element meaning 
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Further Information

Language notes 
Talman 1747-55 Roy
Talmin 1820 Thomson
Talmin 1832 Burnett
Toll-min Dwelly 1912

“N., Tollr, toll, and minnr, less, or free, toll-minnr, toll free, a landing place at which no dues were charged ;
contracted to Toll-minn, Talmine the r changed to for the euphony of the Gaelic.” MacKay 1891, 124.

“contracted to Talminn” MacKay 1896 Sutherland Place Names Scottish Geographical Magazine, 519
Tealmainn: Seumas Grannd 2007
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