townland
An Leithinse
genitive: na Leithinse
validated name
(Irish)
Lehinch
(English)

Glossary

inis, inse
English island; river meadow
leath, leith
English half, side

Centrepoint

53.3446, -7.57563 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1401
isin Lethinnse Muigi hElli
AConn. Leathanach: 378
1600
Lehinchie
F Leathanach: 6362
1600
Lehinchie
F Leathanach: 6381
1601
Lehinch
F Leathanach: 6488
1626
Lehinch
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 2 C I
1634
Lehinebye
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 26 C I
1639
Lechince
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 48 C I
1655-7
Lehensie
DS
1655
Lehensie and Keilmaclone
DS (P)
1659
Lehensey
Cen. Leathanach: 445
1660c
Lehensey & Keilemaclone
RIA
BSD (UF)
1664
Lagheny
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 2 C II
1669
Lehensee
ASE Leathanach: 196
1669
Lehensie and Killmacklone
ASE Leathanach: 196
1669
Leslunsey
ASE Leathanach: 192
1677
Lehnesie & Keillmacklone
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 4 C II
1685
Lenehensi
Hib. Del.
1837
Lehinch
Barry, Rev. P.:AL
1837
Lehinch
BS:AL
1837
Lehinsey
Co. Treas.:AL
1837
Lehinch, Lehensie
Inq. C II:AL
1837
Lehinch
Larkin Map:AL
1837
Leth-inse
OD:AL
1837
Lehinsey
S&V:AL

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