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English nameTorboll
Gaelic nameTòrabol

Location and type of place name

Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Sutherland ~ Cataibh
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townRogart
Postcode areaIV28
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNH751990
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


Element meaning 
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Language notes 
SourcesGarbarum de Thorebolle 1222-1245 Caithness and Sutherland Records no. 9
Davate de Thorebol 1275 Caithness and Sutherland Records no. 17
Baroniam de Thorbol 1360 Caithness and Sutherland Records no. 84
terras de Thorbol / tenementa de Thurboll 1444 Caithness and Sutherland Records no. 187
Thureboll 1472 Sutherland Charters 38
Thurboll 1492 Charter in General Register House (from OPS ii, 629)
terras de Thurball 1510 RMS iii, 3405
Torrobull 1563 RSS v 1463
Mekle Torboll 1566 Sutherland Charters 103
Mekill Torboll 1566 RSS v 2718
Torrebol 1654 Blaeu Map Southerlandia

Thor-bóll Thor’s homestead: Johnston 1909
Tòraboll: Robertson Collection MS359a, 85
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