townland
An Lorgain Chaol
genitive: na Lorgan Caoile
validated name
(Irish)
Lurgankeel
(English)

Glossary

English narrow; a narrow; marshy stream
lorgain, lorga
English long low ridge; strip of land

Centrepoint

54.0488, -6.4471 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1540
Lorgan, and Kylle... tithes
Ir. Mon. Poss. Leathanach: 231
1551
Lurgyn by Dundalke
F Leathanach: 906
1559
Lurgyn, Dromiskyn
F Leathanach: 163
1603
old chapel upon the Lorgan
CPR Leathanach: 15
1636
Lorgan al. Lorrigkeyle
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 36 Car.I
1638
Lorgan al. Lorgankeyle
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 41 Car.I
1655
Lurgankeile
DS
1658
Lurgankill
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 35
1659
Lorgan-keele
Cen. Leathanach: 466
1663
Lorgun-keele
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 1 Car.II
1664
Lurgankeele
HMR (Lú) Leathanach: 7:511
1667
Lurgankeele
ASE Leathanach: 111
1670c
Lurgankill
BSD Leathanach: 238
1728
Lurgankeele
CGn. Leathanach: 62.128.442
1777
Lurgankeel
TS
1785
Lurgankeile
Hib. Del.
1836
Lurgankeel
AL
1836
Lorgain-caol, narrow promontory
Orth. Letter:AL
1836
Lurgan caol
pl:AL
1836
lurgan caol, narrow shin
OD:AL

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