townland
An Méirsín
genitive: an Mhéirsín
(Irish)
Mersheen
(English)

Centrepoint

52.2375, -6.94107 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1617
Mershen
Inq. Lag. Alt: 9 J. I
1624
Marshin, Mershin, Marshan
Inq. Lag. Alt: 55 J I
1635
Mershin, Marsin, Mersin
Inq. Lag. Alt: 106 CI
1654
Mercin
CS (LG) Leathanach: 187
1654
Mersine
CS (LG) Leathanach: 188
1659
Morsin
Cen. Leathanach: 547
1660
Mersine
BSD (LG) Leathanach: 22
1840
Meirsín 'I think this is English, a small marsh'
OD:AL
1840
Mershan
GJReturn:AL (LG)
1840
Mersheen
Rent Roll:AL (LG)

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