BROWSE
townland
An Lagach
genitive: na Lagaí
non-validated name
(Irish)
Leggagh
(English)

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1423
Lagagh
Patent Roll 2 Henry VI <br> COMMISSION, by mainprize of Nicholas Woder of Dublin and John Broun clk of co. Meath, to Richard [Talbot], abp Dublin, of custody of all messuages, lands [etc.] that belonged to John Chambre in co. Meath and elsewhere, and also of 1 messuage and 80 acres of land in Lagagh' (Cal. ICR (chancery.tcd.ie))
Cal. ICR
1424
Lagagh
Patent Roll 2 Henry VI <br> COMMISSION, by mainprize of Philip Walsh of co. Kildare and John Wythyr of co. Meath, to John Chyrbury of custody of two messuages, 17½ acres of land and one dovecote in le Milton, one messuage, 17 acres in Robertstown, and 80 acres in Lagagh in co. Meath, (Cal. ICR (chancery.tcd.ie))
Cal. ICR
1526
Laggagh
Wiliam St. Laurence alias Houth of Stapolyn, s. of Christopher, late lord of Houth, was seised of a castle & 200a. arable ..... in Laggagh, B Margallen, held of the archbishop of Armagh as of the manor at Innesken at 1 red rose p.a., which he had granted on 15 Sept 1485 to John Logan,(4) to the use of Eleanor Delamere his wife for life, reversion to his own right heirs. He. d. 11 & Heir:— s. Robert. 40.
Cal. Inq.
1568-9
Laggaghe (Nicholas Fleeming fitz John, of ...)
(1132). Pardon to Robert Fleeming fitz John, and John Fleeming fitz John, of Drogheda, merchants, Richard Fleeming, of Biggyston, county Meath, Gerald Fleeming, of Krewaghe, same county, Nicholas Fleeming fitz John, of Laggaghe, same county, William Fleeming. of Korane, same county, and Alexander Fleeming fitz John, of Mynetenan, same county, horsemen, James Fleeming fitz William, of the same, and Thomas Fleeming fitz Robert, of Braeston, same county, kerns. F1273
F
1601
Ballilagan (Patr. oge Duffe, of ...)
Pardon to Shane Duffe m'Thomas, of Robertston. of Meath, Patr. m'Tho. Duffe, of same, Cale Duffe fitz Edmund of Leslin, Neyse bane Duff, of same, Patr. oge Duffe. of Ballilagan, Farsy goed Duff, of Rafoade, Patr. bane Bradie, of Drakeston, and Connor Boyle, of Kilpattrick… co. Meath, F 6520
F
1625
Laggagh
1625 Cregg, Cloghmacoo & Laggagh. (Ric’ Balfe… de Cregg … Joh' Balfe est ejus fil' & her', & fuit etat' 18 annor' tempore mortis pris sui, & marilat'.—) Moynaltie (Edw’ Beetagh de), Dulllardstown (Ric’ Aylmer de …) Ballrath (Gerald Aylfmer de …), Drumdill (Barnard’ Barne de …) Inq.CI 4
Inq.
1640c
Lagagh (Ric. Balfe)
RIC BALFE seis' fuit de vil' & ter' de Cregge in со' Mid', contin' 4 mes' & 120acr' ter' … Cloghmacko, contin' 20 acr', & de 2 mes' & 80 acr' in Lagagh in со' ßd'.—Sic seis', p fact' sufi dat' 3 maii 1622 … Barnab' Birne de Dromedillin … Joh' Balfe est ejus fil' & her', & fuit etat' [ ] annor" tempore mortis pris sui, & maritat'.— ßmiss' in Cregg & Cloghmackoe tenent' de Re in capite, p svic' mil'. Inq.CI 162
Inq.
1642
-agagh (Oliuer ffleming of ...)
fol. 184r 179 Dennis Kelly Late of Castletowne Ki{patrick in the County} … at kilpatrick … by James ffitz=Jones of Painstowne … Lawrence Nettervill of Castletowne kilpatrick … Oliuer fflemming of {Sh}agagh … Patr: ffleming of Stevenst{ } <B> William Veldon of knogh, Tho: Veldon of Raphin James ff{itz}{ } of Stahalmuck, Gar{ret}t ffleming of the Yellow [L]eas, James ffleming of Siddan … Robert Plunckett of Porcetstowne, & his sonns, Patrick Cruice of the Brittas, John Tallon of ffletcherstowne G{eo}rge Begg of the same, & Garrett Tallon of Cruicestowne <br> Depositions MS 816, fols 184r-184v
Dep. 1641
1654
Laggagh
Lord of Hoth protestant hath 160 acres in Laggath, George ffleming of Stephenstown, John Balfe of Graggs & Lawreance Nettervill of Castletown Irish Papist. (p. 328; Parish of Kilpatrick [Castletown])
CS V
1669
Lagath
1. JAMES Duke of YORK…. Avilstowne, 96 a. ; bar. Slane, co. Meath…Lagath (part), 100 a. ; bar. Murgallen, same co. —Tombridgtowne (part), 78 a.—Moylagh (part), 56 a. 1 it. 10 i>.—Balltrasnagh, 22 a.; bar. Half-Fore, same co.—Little Boolyes (part), 28a.; bar. Duleek, same co.—Monalvy (part), 180 a.; bar. Deece, same co.—Bryardstowne, 244a.; bar. Navan, same co.—Butlerstowne (part), 24 a.—Newtowne, 132a. —Wilkinstowne (part), 46 a. ; bar. Morgallen, same co.— ASE 189
ASE
1703
Lagagh
7. THOMAS WHALEY of Sydden… The town and lands of Lagagh, 100 a. ; bar. Morgallion…the estate of King James the 2. Forf. Est. 355
Forf. Est.
1767
Laggagh
Charles [Griffin], Laggagh, co. Meath, gent. <br> Prerogrative Wills 206
Prerogative Wills
1836
Legah
Blake:AL Leathanach: Mí032,12
1836
Laga
Andrews, W.:AL Leathanach: Mí032,12
1836
Legga
Camus, Sarg.:AL Leathanach: Mí032,12
1836
Baile an leagaigh, 'town of the flag-stones'
OD:AL Leathanach: Mí032,12
1836
Baile an leagaigh
pl:AL Leathanach: Mí032,12
1836
Leggagh
"Right." [dúch dearg]
OD:AL Leathanach: Mí032,12
1836
Legagh
BS:AL Leathanach: Mí032,12
1836
Leggagh
GJP 1828:AL Leathanach: Mí032,12
1836
Legagh
GJP 1828:AL Leathanach: Mí032,12
1836
Legga
Larkin (Mí):AL Leathanach: Mí032,12

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