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English nameKingarth
Gaelic nameCeann a’ Ghàrraidh
Meaning

Location and type of place name

LocationMillport
Local authorityNorth Ayrshire ~ Siorrachd Àir a Tuath
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Ayrshire ~ Siorrachd Àir
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Postcode areaKA28
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNS098561
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

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Language notes 
SourcesCenn Garadh 660 AU
Cinn Garath 689 AU
Cind Galaraith obit. 688/9 AT
Cinn Garadh 737 AU
Cind Garadh 737 ATig
mors Mele Manach abbatis Cinn Garadh 776 AU
Cinn Garadh 790 AU
Cinn Garad c.828 x 833 F.Ó. 175
Blaani episcopi Cind Garad i nGallgaidelaib c.900 Mart. Tallaght 62
ecclesiam de Kengaif in insula de Bote 1177 x 1204 Paisely Reg. 15
Kyngarth 1292 Glasgow Reg. no. 238
Kyngarth 1393 CPLS i, 195-6
Cinn garad early 15th century 184
Chinn garadh x 1470 184
the landis of Kincarth 1480 Act. Dom. Conc. i, 50
ecclesia de Kingarth 1508 RSS i no. 1789
Finlaio Lenax vicario de Kengart 1517 x 1534 RMS iii no. 1377
kirk of Kyngarth 1529 RSS ii no. 52
Kengert 1529 RMS iii no. 819
Kengert 1547 RMS iv no. 166
D. Jac M’Warrathy vicario de Kyngerth 1556 x 1557 RMS iv no. 1139 Kirk of Kingarth c.1753 Roy
‘North Kirk 1820 Thomson/North Ayrshire
Kingarth Kirk 1821 Ainslie/S. Scotland

See Watson 1926, 173 and 470-1.
m Baile Bhoid ‘sa ‘n Ceannagharaidh 1799 Mac an Tuairneir 1813, 379
“Old Gaelic people in Bute still call Kingarth Kennagairy” 1893 Hewison, ‘Isle of Bute in the Olden Time’, 6.
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