islands. The name comes from
(Gaelic: Siorrachd Pheairt) former county in the present day Council Area of Perth and Kinross, located in central
from early times and their first records appeared on the early rolls taken by the Kings of
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Leish research.Another 98 words (7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Leish History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
The translation of Gaelic names in the Middle Ages was not a task undertaken with great care. Records from that era show an enormous number of spelling variations
, even in names referring to the same person. Over the years Leish has appeared as MacLeish, MacCleish, MacLise, MacLish, MacGillies, MacGleish, MacGillis, MacLeash and many more.