townland
An Gharbhchoill
genitive: na Garbhchoille
(Irish)
Garrowhill
(English)

Glossary

English rough, rough one

Centrepoint

53.7767, -7.78385 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1604
Garuchill [?]
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 1 Jac.1
1612
Garranecheill
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 3 Jac.1
1629
Garrachill
Cotton Map
1655
Garriohill
DS
1660c
Garriohill
BSD Leathanach: 173
1813
Garrowhill
Edgeworth
1835
Garrowhill
BS:AL
1835
Garrowhill
Edgeworth Map:AL
1835
Cnoc Garbh, “The coarse hill” [iontráil iomlán scriosta]
Quinn, E.:AL
1835
Garriohill
DS Ref.:AL
1835
Garrathohill
DS Map:AL
1835
Garuchill
Inq. J I:AL
1835
Garrowhill
Plan:AL
1835
Garbh-choill, “rough wood”
OD:AL
1835
Garachoill
pl:AL
1835
Garokill would be better, Garrowhill
Rec. Name:AL
1835
contains 2 villages called Upper and Lower Garrowhill
Desc. Rem.:AL
1908
Garbh Choill
MacGivney Leathanach: 121
1965
An Gharbhchoill
Cártaí Móra
2007
ˈgɑrəhil
Áit.

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