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English nameKirtomy
Gaelic nameCiurtamaidh

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 referenceNC745636
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


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Language notes 
Kertamy c. 1591 Pont map 2r
Kirtamy c. 1591 Pont map 2v
Kirktomie 1820 Thomson

“from Kjōr, copsewood, and tomr, valueless, thin; Kjōr-tomr, place of thin scrub or brush-wood.” MacKay 1891, 115.

Cathair Tomaidh Mac an Tàilleir [this seems to be in confusion for Cartomie in Ross, see Watson 1904, 27]

Gaelic Ciurstamaidh Gunn, Sutherland and Reay Country, 150
Ciortamaidh Robertson MS359a, 57
Ciurtamaidh: Seumas Grannd 2007
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