townland
An Choill Bheag
genitive: na Coille Bige
(Irish)
Killabeg
(English)

Glossary

beag, big
English small
coill, coillidh, coillte, coille
English wood

Centrepoint

52.5443, -6.53107 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1577
Kylbeg (Hen. Masterson)
Hore Imleabhar: VI, Leathanach: 65
1582
Kilbeg [áit cheart?]
F Alt: 3904
1610
Kilbege (Wallop)
Inq. Lag. Alt: 7 J. I
1619
Kilbegg
Inq. Lag. Alt: 21 JI
1621
Killebegg alias Littlewood
CPR Leathanach: 531
1635
Kilbegg
Colclough Papers Leathanach: 12
1654
Kilibegg (Hen. Walloppe)
CS (LG) Leathanach: 267
1660c
Kilibegg & Tomsalagh, Clonne
BSD (LG) Leathanach: 112
1802
Killybeg (Garnet - Portsmouth)
CGn. Imleabhar: 554, Leathanach: 149, Uimhir: 384674
1807
Killibeg (Bart. Sparrow)
Gill Subscrib. Leathanach: 91
1830c
Killabeg
Clone
TAB Imleabhar: 7
1840
Cill bheag little church
OD:AL
1840
Killabeg
CM:AL
1840
Killabeg
Co. Cess Rt. 1835:AL (LG)
1840
Killabeg
Fayle, W.D.:AL (LG)
1840
Killabeg
Richards, Rev.:AL (Cluain)
1840
Killabeg
Wex. Conserv. 1839:AL (LG)

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