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English nameBogskeathy
Gaelic nameAm Bog Sgitheach
Meaningthe hawthorn bog

Location and type of place name

Local authorityCity of Aberdeen ~ Baile Obar Dheathain
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Aberdeenshire ~ Siorrachd Obar Dheathain
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townAberdeen
Postcode areaAB15
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNJ874049
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


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Language notes 
SourcesBog sgithich, “thorn bog” which I suppose would mean thorns growing on dry hummocks, or around the bog: MacDOnald 1899
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